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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, A Pie and A Pint concept.  David MacLennan dedicated his life to advancing Scottish Theatre with both 7.84 and Wildcat.   Robbie Coltrane, David Hayman, Liz Lochhead and Bill Patterson are among the dazzling cast paying tribute to him while applauding the phenomenal global outreach of ‘A Play, A Pie and a Pint.’

‘A stone thrown into a small pool that has rippled throughout the world’. 

David MacLennan

Taylor’s company has won twice before in previous US International Film & Video competitons a Silver Screen Award for ‘Through Hell and High Water,’ the story of a daring rescue by the British Navy during World War 11 and a ‘Certificate for Creative Excellence’ for ‘Peter Darrell – Scotland’s Dance Pioneer’ a film celebrating the founding artistic director of Scottish Ballet.

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