News

Doris & Dolly Returns to Oran Mor

Fri 1st July 2016

Doris, Dolly and the Dressing Room Divas The sell out hit of last years Edinbugh Festival returns home to Oran Mor festooned with 5 star reviews for 12 evening performances in July! The story and songs of Doris Day and Dolly Parton and many more from the makers of “A Bottle of Wine & Patsy […]

NEW MINI MUSICALS SEASON ANNOUNCED

Fri 6th May 2016

Mini Musicals Season at A Play, A Pie and A Pint June – July 2016 JUST ANNOUNCED… Father and son team Dave Anderson and Davey Anderson will be playing together in The Day I Found the Blues, along with top musician and harmonica player Fraser Speirs. Angela Darcy (Janis Joplin: Full Tilt) will team up with Jimmy Chisholm, Harry Ward […]

Artistic Director Position Announcement

Tue 8th March 2016

Glasgow Lunchtime Theatre is delighted to announce that Morag Fullarton and April Chamberlain will jointly be taking up the position of Artistic Director of Glasgow Lunchtime Theatre on a twelve-month contract from the start of April 2016. Both Morag and April have a combined wealth of experience working in Scottish Theatre and television and a […]

David MacLennan Portrait Unveiling

Wed 10th February 2016

Sunday 21st February – 6pm- Free admission Join us in our Auditorium to celebrate the unveiling of a portrait of our much missed David MacLennan. The painting is by Alexander Moffat and was commissioned by The Democratic Left. Maggie Chapman from the Scottish Green Party will present the portrait to David’s wife Juliet Cadzow. Entertainment […]

Spring/Summer 2016 Season Announced

Mon 11th January 2016

Season opens on Mon 25th Jan. Tickets on sale now. CHECK OUT THE WHAT’S ON PAGE FOR FULL LISTINGS AND INFORMATION Welcome to our 24th season of A Play, A Pie and A Pint at Òran Mór! The warmth, openness and continuing appetite for new drama from the Òran Mór audience has now become legendary and […]

Autumn/Winter 2015 Season Announced

Tue 28th July 2015

A Play, A Pie and A Pint returns on Monday 31st August.  Welcome to our 23rd season of A Play, A Pie and A Pint at Òran Mór! The warmth, openness and continuing appetite for new drama from the Òran Mór audience has now become legendary and we hope that this season we can continue […]

Classic Cuts at the Byre Theatre, St. Andrews

Thu 25th June 2015

This year we are delighted to be working with the Byre Theatre for the first time, and all 4 of our Classic Cuts plays are heading to St. Andrews after their run at Oran Mor. Check out what’s coming up… The Yellow Wallpaper Òran Mór: 8th – 13th June The Byre, St. Andrews: 23rd – […]

A Play, A Pie & A Pint Documentary Scoops International Award

Wed 24th June 2015

Producer-director Elly Taylor’s film ‘A Play, A Pie and a Pint – Scotland’s Theatre Revolution’ has won a Certificate for Creative Excellence at the US Film and Video Festival 2015 Taylor’s film, which was aired on BBC Scotland last June, celebrates the achievements of our late founding producer, David MacLennan, the visionary being the A Play, […]

Trip Advisor – Certificate of Excellence 2015

Fri 19th June 2015

    A Play, A Pie and A Pint has been awarded a Certificate of Excellence from Trip Advisor for consistently great reviews. Why not tell us about your visit. Or, better still, leave a review for our Critics’ Circle Competition and you could be in with the chance of winning a bottle of Malt […]

Summer Panto – Cast Announced

Thu 11th June 2015

We are delighted to announce the cast for this year’s Summer Panto.  The Pie-Eyed Piper of Hamilton will star Jimmy Chisholm, Paul James Corrigan, Annie Grace and Kirstin McLean. Produced in association with Ayr Gaiety, this year’s Summer Panto will run at Oran Mor from 6th – 25th July (Mondays – Saturdays) and then go on […]

Classic Cuts 2015 Season

Tue 9th June 2015

SOL SUMMER SEASON OF CLASSIC CUTS 2015 at ÒRAN MÓR We have kicked off this year’s Classic Cuts season at Òran Mór. Four classics have been given the lunchtime treatment, cut down and adapted for the A Play, A Pie and A Pint stage. Check out what’s coming up this Summer… ~~~ 8th – 13th […]

Critics’ Circle Winners

Wed 20th May 2015

Congratulations to our latest Critics’ Circle winners, Hugh Boyd and Anne Pirrie. Coming along to PPP? Leave a review for the Critics’ Circle in under 100 words and you could be the next winner of the Malt Whisky! Here are Hugh and Anne’s winning reviews: Anne Pirrie ~ Tommy’s Song: Tommy’s a stotter. Naw, he’s a […]

Vlad the Impaler – Video Interview

Wed 22nd April 2015

Check out this video interview with Richard Crane and Faynia Williams, writer and director of next week’s play Vlad the Impaler. VLAD THE IMPALER By Richard Crane | Directed By Faynia Williams Featuring Jack Klaff, Anna-Maria Nabirye and Iain Robertson    

Summer Panto 2015 Announced

Tue 21st April 2015

Òran Mór’s LUNCHTIME SUMMER PANTO 2015 THE PIE-EYED PIPER OF HAMILTON Written by Dave Anderson The Mayor is very worried: the City has become a victim of its own success. With great wealth has come great excess. And with great excess has come danger. Danger from vermin. OK – let’s be honest. We’re talking about […]

Video Interview: Tim Primrose

Wed 8th April 2015

Catch this video interview with Tim Primrose, who is the writer of this week’s play BROTH. BROTH By Tim Primrose Directed By Andy McNamee Featuring Ron Donachie, Vincent Friell, Kay Gallie, Molly Innes and Kirsty MacKay Running at Oran Mor from 6th – 11th April and then at the Traverse from 14th – 18th April    […]

Uisge-Beatha Gu Leòr / Whisky Galore – Events

Thu 2nd April 2015

A Play, A Pie and A Pint teams up with the National Theatre of Scotland and new Gaelic theatre company, Robhanis to serve up a new Gaelic version of Compton Mackenzie’s legendary liquor classic Whisky Galore/ Uisge-Beatha Gu Leòr. Adapted by Iain Finlay Macleod, and directed by Guy Hollands. There will be some extra activities surrounding […]

Critics’ Circle Winners

Wed 1st April 2015

Congratulations to our latest Critics’ Circle winners, Ann Marie O’Hare and Alastair McFarlane. Here are the winning reviews: Alastair McFarlane ~ Take the Rubbish Out, Sasha Are we not all predators at times? Do we not gain a strange sense of satisfaction from a little eavesdropping….coming in on others, sharing their secrets, intruding a little […]

Leviathan – Critics’ Circle

Tue 17th March 2015

Congratulations to Michael Quinn, Critics’ Circle winner for his review of Leviathan. The ambiguous nature of Leviathan may have frustrated some but for us lead to many engaging and thought-provoking discussions. Was Hannah really pregnant/ill? (She did eventually consume alcohol, after all.) The grandmother, in particular, delivered her lines spot on and had the audience […]

LEVIATHAN: Traverse & Sherman Cymru

Tue 17th March 2015

Last week’s play Leviathan is at the Traverse in Edinburgh this week, and is then heading to the Sherman Cymru in Cardiff. Traverse: 17th – 21st March Sherman Cymru: 24th – 28th March  Catch this video interview with writer, Matthew Trevannion. Leviathan by Matthew Trevannion Directed By Rachel O’Riorden Featuring Claire Cage, Siw Hughes and Gwawr Loader […]

Lifesaving – Critics’ Circle

Wed 11th March 2015

Congratulations to Michael Paley, our latest Critics’ Circle winner. Here is Michael’s review of Lifesaving:  Lifesaving – before any actors take to the stage there is a garish hue on the plastic grass and the large toadstool hints that something is not quite right. Comedic moments are plenty in a play where you are unsure of […]

Another Critics’ Circle Winner…

Wed 4th March 2015

Congratulations to Angela Jefferies, Critics’ Circle winner for her review of Flower, Bird, Wind, Moon Here is the winning review: What an experience this was: attention grabbed and sustained by high quality acting, marvellous writing and the sparest of sets. Even the sound was bang on! We were on a journey, literally and emotionally. Highlighting […]

Rob Drummond – Interview

Fri 27th February 2015

Rob Drummond chats about his latest play, Lifesaving, which will be on at Oran Mor next week from 2nd – 7th March. LIFESAVING by Rob Drummond Directed by Alan McKendrick Featuring Daniel Cameron, Lynn Kennedy and Ross Mann Sandra and Jamie have run away from home. You see, Jamie has done something, something bad, and […]

The Corduroy Pie Awards – Nominees & Winners

Tue 24th February 2015

We would like to thank everyone who came along to the awards on Sunday 15th February to help us celebrate reaching our 350th play at A Play, A Pie and A Pint. Guest presenters, musicians and regular PPP audience members all came along to strut their stuff on the cord carpet. If you didn’t make […]

Flower, Bird, Wind, Moon – Video Interview

Tue 24th February 2015

Meet the writer and cast of this week’s play, Flower, Bird, Wind, Moon and get a sneak peak at rehearsals. Flower, Bird, Wind, Moon is on at Oran Mor until Saturday 28th February, and then will be on at the Ayr Gaiety from 3rd – 5th March.