Meet the Team

We are a small team at A Play, A Pie and A Pint, but it is with thanks to Colin Beattie, Sandy Gourlay and all of the staff at Òran Mór, without whom A Play, A Pie and A Pint couldn’t happen.

From Creon and Jamie – Venue Managers, PK the Tech Manager, Lauren and the brilliant Bar Staff, the chefs, Fraser on Box Office, Diane working front of house and Andy, Ronnie and the Maintenance team. These are the people who help every day to make what we do possible.


A Play, A Pie and A Pint Team

Colin Beattie – Executive Producer








April Chamberlain
April Chamberlain – Artistic Director


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Morag Fullarton
Morag Fullarton – Artistic Director


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IMG_2488si_compressedSarah MacFarlane –  Producer

Sarah studied English Literature and Film & TV Studies at the University of Glasgow and has been involved in theatre and dance from a young age. Whilst at University, Sarah worked in various roles at Òran Mór including Bar Supervisor, Admin Assistant and Event Co-ordinator. Sarah started with A Play, A Pie and A Pint in 2010 as Assistant Producer and since has worked on over 250 productions, collaborating with many of Scotland’s leading arts organisations and venues, and worked with hundreds of writers, directors and creatives. Sarah has lead on casting on over 150 productions at PPP. Sarah took on the role of Producer at PPP in 2017.

Contact: 0141 357 6215


Isabella Bassett – Assistant Producer

Isabella came on board as assistant producer in August 2017, after graduating from King’s College London where she read music. Isabella has been working in theatre, in both Glasgow and London, since she was sixteen, and she is delighted to be part of the A Play, a Pie and a Pint team. In her spare time, Isabella is usually watching plays or attempting to write them.

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Sooz Glen – Production/Stage Manager

Sooz Scott Glen is a freelance production stage manager whose CV stretches from Asia to Ardross, from serious plays in London’s West End to street theatre in Singapore. Sooz has been told she’s a people person, whatever that is.  She is both practical and creative; handy with a drill, sewing machine, paintbrush, typewriter, roll of gaffa tape and  a cast of actors. .. sometimes all at the same time.




Jonny Scott – Designer








IMG_2504is_compressedGemma Patchett – Associate Designer

Gemma first studied Fine Art at Grays school of Art in Aberdeen. Seven years later after six years of working in education & youth work she went onto study Set & Costume design at the former RSAMD. She graduated in 2010 and went straight into two seasons of work as a Scenic Artist at Pitlochry Festival theatre as well as designing a show for RSAMD. She has worked for many Scottish theatre companies as a Scenic Artist but it is Design she would like to focus on. In 2014 she was offered a job with Cumbernauld Theatre where she assisted in designing three shows before Co-designing their Panto. She was delighted to join the A Play, A Pie & A Pint team in March 2015.



Andy Cowan – Sound Designer








Ross Kirkland – Lighting Designer








Tina Anderson – Part Time Administrator

Tina has had over 30 years experience in theatre working with various companies, including Wildcat Stage Productions and Sounds Of Progress.
For A Play, A Pie and A Pint on a weekly basis she meets new Writers, Directors and Actors collating information for the payroll, collecting their biogs and credits for the programme and reimbursing travel expenses from petty cash. Videoing every show for PPP records and giving a copy to every new company.




Andy Dempsey – Maintenance Manager








Ronnie Stone – Maintenance Team









Diane Carroll – Front of House