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PPP wins The Herald Culture Awards 2019 Contribution to Scottish Culture

Fri 12th July 2019

Òran Mór’s A Play A Pie and A Pint receives the Special Contribution to Scottish Culture Award at the Herald Culture Awards 2019 The very best of the Scottish cultural scene gathered last night at the Edinburgh Corn Exchange to celebrate the wealth of the country’s talent.  The awards recognise all the achievements of Scottish Culture across all […]

We are hiring!

Fri 31st May 2019

A Play, a Pie and a Pint is currently recruiting for the role of Assistant Producer Assistant Producer Job Description Role: Assistant Producer Contract Length: Permanent (full time) Responsible to: Producer Experience level:        This is an ideal position for someone who is beginning or at an early level of their career in theatre/ the arts. […]

PPP receives EDM from House of Commons

Sat 4th May 2019

A Play, A Pie and a Pint is delighted to announce that we have been awarded an Early Day Motion from the House of Commons upon reaching the milestone of producing 500 plays. Patrick Grady (MP Glasgow North) was aware that this year marks a very special milestone of 500 performances for A Play, a […]

PPP Celebrates 500 Plays!

Tue 30th April 2019

Last week marked the official 500th play produced at PPP and to celebrate reaching this momentous landmark A Play, A Pie and A Pint hosted a 500th Play Party in Òran Mór’s stunning Auditorium. The celebration brought together actors, writers, directors, staff and audience members to raise a glass to 15 years, 30 seasons, 500 […]

Òran Mór Summer Panto Announced – Dracula: Revamped

Fri 26th April 2019

We’re delighted to announce that the Òran Mór Summer Panto 2019 is Dracula: Revamped by John & James Kielty… DRACULA IS PAN-BREID! Or IS he?  For MINA is turning into a VAMPIRE and JONATHAN is worried.  Returning to Transylvania, they find DAME IGORETTE in a wretched state: with no VAMPIRE to terrorise the village, tourism […]

Spring/Summer 2019 Programme Announced!

Fri 11th January 2019

Welcome to the Spring season of A Play, a Pie and a Pint! 2019 marks a very special year for PPP – we will reach the momentous landmark of having produced 500 plays since founder David MacLennan produced the first play back in 2004. David’s idea proved inspirational and it is a tribute to his […]

The People’s Choice Award – Winner Announced!

Fri 7th December 2018

Announcing the winner of the People’s Choice award! Gavin Mitchell in ‘Casablanca (The Lunchtime Cut)’ by Morag Fullarton, originally presented in Spring 2010. 15 years, 30 seasons, 500 plays The Spring Season 2019 of A Play, a Pie and a Pint will mark the 500th new play produced at Òran Mór in the past fifteen […]

Extra Shows Added! Òran Mór Christmas Panto 2018: The Lying Bitch and the Wardrobe

Tue 27th November 2018

Please note ALL shows have now SOLD OUT (including the two additional performances on Monday 10th and Monday 17th December at 3pm) Cast: Dave Anderson, Maureen Carr, Hannah Howie & John Kielty “Some are born great, some achieve greatness, and some are still poisoning door handles…” Empress Evilyin has promised that the people of Escozia […]

PPP Gift Vouchers available for Christmas 2018!

Fri 9th November 2018

Treat the theatre-lover in your life this Christmas with A Play, A Pie and A Pint Gift Vouchers! Our upcoming Spring 2019 season will mark the 500th play produced at A Play, a Pie and a Pint. It will celebrate the best of old and look forward to the next 500 plays, creating a rich and […]

15 years, 30 seasons, 500 plays! Have your say!

Mon 22nd October 2018

To celebrate reaching our 500th play next season, we’re asking you which play you’d like to see brought back to the A Play, A Pie and A Pint stage! Fill out the form below to make your choice. Please note voting has now ended.  If you need to jog your memory, you can view all […]

Òran Mór Christmas Panto 2018: The Lying Bitch and the Wardrobe

Mon 3rd September 2018

Written by Morag Fullarton Cast: Dave Anderson, Maureen Carr, Hannah Howie & John Kielty “Some are born great, some achieve greatness, and some are still poisoning door handles…” Empress Evilyin has promised that the people of Escozia will live happily ever after, but no sooner is she elected than the sweet old dear turns into […]

After The Cuts heads to the Edinburgh Fringe Festival

Fri 3rd August 2018

After The Cuts – which premiered here at PPP back in Autumn 2015 –  heads to the Edinburgh Fringe Festival! Produced by Raw Material, in association with the Beacon Arts Centre, After the Cuts is a dark comedy by Gary McNair, directed by Beth Morton. It’s the future; just like now, but a bit more… well, shitey. […]

A Play, A Pie & A Pint Autumn 2018 Season Announced!

Wed 1st August 2018

Welcome to our Autumn 2018 season of A Play, A Pie and Pint at Òran Mór! PPP’s Autumn season launches another 13 brand new plays from the best of Scotland’s writing talent, here’s just a hint of what’s to come… Meet ‘The Heatherbelles’ as they hit dry land after 40 years on cruise ships, tip […]

Autumn Season opens on 27th August

Tue 24th July 2018

A Play, A Pie and A Pint will take a short break over the summer. Our Autumn 2018 season will open on 27th August. Please keep an eye out for more details coming soon…

PPP producer Sarah to run 10k in memory of David MacLennan

Tue 5th June 2018

Our wonderful producer Sarah is running her first ever 10k this weekend in memory of David MacLennan, founder of PPP, and inspiration to so many. David passed away 4 years ago this month to Motor Neuron Disease, so Sarah is raising funds for MND Scotland. If any of our audience would like to contribute to Sarah’s […]

Back by phenomenal demand… The Greatest returns to Òran Mór for one week only!

Fri 1st June 2018

Back by phenomenal demand! For one week only the hit show The Greatest returns to Òran Mór. If you missed it first time round come along and hear the tale about the Glaswegian who knocked out Muhammad Ali! Cast: Rebekah Lumsden, William MacBain, Louise Montgomery Ever hear the one about the ginger Glaswegian who flattened […]

Òran Mór Summer Panto: Pure Freezin’

Mon 7th May 2018

We are delighted to announce that this year’s Òran Mór Lunchtime Summer Panto is Pure Freezin’ by Andy McGregor.   Widow Swanky has never been prouder. Her darling daughter Elsie is to become Lord Provost of Glasgow and nothing, not even the scheming Mayor of Cumbernauld, is going to get in her way. That is […]

Mini Musicals 2018 Announced!

Mon 30th April 2018

Back by popular demand, A Play, a Pie and a Pint are delighted to present another season of brand new Mini Musicals! This year’s thrilling line up will have you shimmying to the hot Latin beat of Carmen, chilling out in the cool of a remote Scottish Island, taking the temperature as clouds gather in […]

‘Aye, Elvis’ performances on Fri 2nd & Sat 3rd March going ahead as scheduled

Wed 28th February 2018

Please note performances of ‘Aye, Elvis’ by Morna Young on Friday 2nd and Saturday 3rd March will be going ahead as scheduled. Doors open 12pm, performance begins at 1pm. Aye, Elvis Mon, 26 February, 2018 — Sat, 03 March, 2018 By Morna Young | Directed By Ken Alexander Cast: Joyce Falconer, David McGowan and Karen […]

Òran Mór Christmas Panto raises £8,412 for Spirit Aid

Thu 1st February 2018

A massive thank you to every one of our customers who kindly donated to our Spirit Aid collection during Òran Mór’s 2017 Christmas Panto Cinderella 2: I Married A Numpty.   Together you raised a whopping £8,412! You really are a very generous audience, oh yes you are! Spirit Aid is a humanitarian relief organisation […]

Spring 2018 Season Announced!

Fri 12th January 2018

Welcome to our Spring 2018 season of A Play, A Pie and Pint at Òran Mór! ‘A Play, A Pie & A Pint has LAUNCHED CAREERS, staged 40 new plays a year and CHANGED THE LANDSCAPE of Scottish theatre.’ The Guardian Welcome to our Spring season – packed with exciting new work from the best […]

Gift Vouchers now available!

Fri 8th December 2017

Treat the theatre-lover in your life this Christmas with our brand new A Play, A Pie and A Pint Gift Vouchers! Our upcoming Spring 2018 season includes plays by the cream of Scottish writing talent – an exciting combination of award winners and emergent voices. They all have one thing in common – great story telling […]

Òran Mór’s Christmas Panto 2017 ~ Cinderella 2: I Married A Numpty

Thu 7th December 2017

All Panto performances have now sold out. Cast: Dave Anderson, John Kielty, Joanne McGuinness and Clare Waugh.   So she married Prince Kelvie, a G-Twelvie, (aka Prince Charming) but what happened once the ball was over? Turns out hubby was a mammy’s boy and life at the Palace was pure murder. With heart throb Buttheid in tow, Cinders makes her escape […]

Extra Panto date added due to demand – 27th Dec, 3pm

Wed 22nd November 2017

We have released tickets for an additional Panto performance due to phenomenal demand! Tickets are now on sale for an additional performance on Wednesday 27th December at 3pm Buy now via TicketWeb or call 08444 771 000  Cast: Dave Anderson, John Kielty, Joanne McGuinness and Clare Waugh.   So she married Prince Kelvie, a G-Twelvie, (aka […]