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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.

Netting – Critics’ Circle Winner

Tue 24th February 2015

Congratulations to Fiona Miller, our latest Critics’ Circle winner. Here is Fiona’s review of Netting: Beautifully written and portrayed with sensitivity by three fine Scottish actors Netting showed how the complexity of grief and family relationships brought out both the best and worst of human nature. All characters in their own way were both selfless […]

Critics’ Circle Winner

Wed 18th February 2015

Congratulations to Jim Kennedy, who has been chosen as the winner of our Critics’ Circle Competition for his review of We Can All Agree to Pretend This Never Happened. Here is Jim’s winning review: A Play, a Pie and a Pint’s ability to enthuse and entertain continues with its 350th piece “We Can All Agree […]

The 350th Corduroy Pie Awards – Sun 15th Feb

Mon 2nd February 2015

We’ve had the Golden Pie Awards, the Diamond Pie Awards and the Polystyrene Pie Awards, now we bring you the Corduroy Pie Awards. Join us in Òran Mór’s Auditorium and help us celebrate reaching our 350th play at A Play, A Pie and A Pint. On the evening we will have musical entertainment from Dave […]

River City Stars to Open Spring Season

Tue 20th January 2015

A Play, A Pie and A Pint springs into action again on Monday, opening with BUTTERFLY by first time playwright Anne Hogg, featuring River City stars Paul James Corrigan and Frank Gallagher. Paul, who can regularly be seen as cheeky barman Stevie Burns on the soap, stars alongside Frank, known to most as hardman Lenny Murdoch. […]

Spring / Summer Season Announced

Fri 9th January 2015

Tickets on sale now! You can book tickets here. Welcome to our 22nd season of A Play, A Pie and A Pint at Òran Mór! We want to thank all of our audience for enthusiastically continuing to support A Play, A Pie and A Pint in ever increasing numbers making our last season the busiest […]