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.

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. […]