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Artistic Director Position Announcement

Tue 08th 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 long association with A Play, A Pie and A Pint and Oran Mor. Morag had a major success with ‘Casablanca, the Lunchtime Cut’, which went on to, tour the UK and play in Paris. Most recently she adapted and directed “Sunset Boulevard’ for a Play, a Pie, and a Pint and wrote and directed ‘Doris and Dolly’ for Oran Mor both of which received wide popular and critical acclaim. April has a long and distinguished career as Producer in Theatre and Television. She was Co-Founder and Managing Director of the Comedy Unit and in addition sits on the board of several of Scotland’s theatre companies including the Citizens Theatre and Cryptic.

“We are delighted to be taking over the reins at A Play, A Pie and A Pint for the forthcoming year and look forward to continuing the inspired work that has made the Oran Mor such an exciting place for writers, performers and audiences alike. We look forward to working with the terrific PPP team and wish Susannah all the best with her next big adventure.” Morag Fullarton and April Chamberlain.

Glasgow Lunchtime Theatre’s Producer Susannah Armitage said: “It is immensely reassuring to be handing over my role to two such experienced individuals with skills covering producing, writing and directing. They both have a commitment to and enthusiasm for new writing and to the unique phenomenon that is A Play, A Pie and A Pint.“

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