News & Announcements

Òran Mór Summer Panto 2022

Fri 06th May 2022

Goldilocks Goes To Greece by Andy McGregor Goldie and her mum Pat are heading oot on holiday, and they’re aff to the glorious sunshine of Greece! But on their way to the airport they are spotted by the ferociously jealous Daddy Bear, who still hasn’t forgiven Oor Goldie for her outrageous porridge-based misdemeanours. Soon, a […]

The David MacLennan Award: 2022 Longlist Announced

Tue 12th April 2022

A Play, a Pie and a Pint are delighted to announce the 51 longlisted submissions for The David MacLennan Award 2022 selected from 132 entries. Christine Hoy A Lap to Go Sophie Jacome All The Breathless Douglas Yannaghas Blacklist Michael Monroe Bulletproof Aine King Burning Bright Bryony Robinson Bust and Boom Corinne Salisbury Cruelty Free […]

Open Call Casting Workshop

Thu 13th January 2022

Tuesday 1st and Wednesday 2nd February 2022 In collaboration with Scottish Casting Workshop we will be hosting open call auditions for prospective performers who would like to be considered for A Play, a Pie and a Pint productions. Over the two days we will run six sessions, each session lasting 2 hours.  The sessions will […]

PPP to tell the Stories of Scotland as Spring Season & New Writing Award announced!

Fri 17th December 2021

Adam & Eve, an Acid Bath Killer and a Doric Jukebox Musical feature in a season that will tell stories from across Scotland, as the David MacLennan Award for New Writing is relaunched. From the Highlands to the Islands, through Aberdeen, Edinburgh and Glasgow, across The Borders, via Perth & Kinross and Dumfries and Galloway […]

Òran Mór Christmas Panto 2021

Fri 10th September 2021

Cinderella 2: I Married A Numpty by Morag Fullarton Cast: George Drennan, Craig McLean, Hannah Howie, Kevin Lennon and Clare Waugh Well, she married Prince Kelvie, a G-Twelvie, (aka Prince Charming) but what happened once the ball was over? Turns out Princes ain’t what they used to be and life at the Palace was pure murder. With […]

A Play, A Pie and A Pint is back! Autumn Season Announced

Fri 20th August 2021

After the break that nobody wanted, A Play, a Pie and a Pint is absolutely thrilled to welcome audiences back to Òran Mór for a full season of 12 dazzling productions. We will be throwing our doors open for plays, pies, and those much-needed pints from September 6th – and tickets are on sale now! Honouring the season-that-never-was, […]

We’re hiring: Production Coordinator

Wed 14th July 2021

A Play, a Pie and a Pint is seeking an enthusiastic and highly motivated individual to be the organisation’s new Production Coordinator [fixed term].  The successful candidate will work collaboratively and across departments to help realise all A Play, a Pie and a Pint productions at Òran Mór in the West End of Glasgow, and […]

We’re hiring: Producer

Wed 02nd June 2021

A Play, a Pie and a Pint is seeking a highly motivated, experienced individual to be the organisation’s new Producer. The successful candidate will work alongside the Artistic Director, producing more than 30 new plays a year, the most new-writing of any theatre in the UK, presenting them at Òran Mór in the West End […]

Play On! A Theatrical Adventure

Fri 23rd April 2021

An empty theatre, a script, eight characters in search of an audience… from the shadows a mysterious figure emerges and a magical adventure begins. We are delighted to announce our first film Play On! will premiere on 5th May. Devised by Morag Fullarton, Play On! is a theatrical adventure through the building of Òran Mór. […]

The Beaches of St Valery by Stuart Hepburn, one year on.

Sat 20th March 2021

This weekend only, we’re delighted to bring you a special reprise of Stuart Hepburn’s critically acclaimed ‘The Beaches of St Valery’. Starring Ron Donnachie, Ashley Jade Smith & James Rottger, Hepburn’s powerful play recounts one man’s experiences during the betrayal and surrender of the 51st Highland Division at St Valery en Caux in June 1940. […]

Jemima Levick on joining PPP as Artistic Director

Thu 21st January 2021

“I’m not short of ideas” – Jemima Levick spoke to The Scotsman Arts’ Joyce McMillan about taking on the role of Artistic Director at Òran Mór’s A Play, A Pie and A Pint, building on David MacLennan’s legacy, and her initial plans for the lunchtime theatre programme. Scotland is just bursting with talent, and if I […]

Ticket Update

Wed 02nd December 2020

Existing tickets booked through TicketWeb for all Spring 2020 postponed performances remain valid and will be automatically transferred to new performance dates once these are available. Alternatively, if you would prefer a refund, please contact TicketWeb customer services on 0333 321 9990 or If you have a Spring 2020 half season or full season ticket, the remaining plays […]

Stellar Quines Artistic Director set to take up new role at A Play, a Pie and a Pint

Tue 01st December 2020

Jemima Levick, Artistic Director and Chief Executive of Stellar Quines Theatre Company, is to step down from her role to take up the position of Artistic Director at A Play, a Pie and a Pint. Her new position will see her become responsible for commissioning and overseeing the production of 35 new plays a year, […]

Give the Gift of Theatre

Mon 30th November 2020

Whether you’re looking for the perfect stocking filler or simply want to treat yourself, we think our first volume of plays is the perfect Christmas gift and we’re delighted to offer you a lovely 50% discount! ‘A Play, a Pie and a Pint Volume 1’ is our first series of scripts, published in August this […]

The Signalman wins CATS Awards

Thu 12th November 2020

The Signalman by Peter Arnott wins big at the 2020 CATS Awards! Peter Arnott’s Tay Bridge Disaster monologue won three awards at the 2020 CATS AWARDS, including the supreme ‘Best Production’ award. Ken Alexander was also shortlisted for ‘Best Director’. Best Male PerformanceTom McGovern (Thomas Barclay) WINNER Best New PlayPeter Arnott, The Signalman WINNER Best […]

Pint-Size Plays: Hope

Wed 11th November 2020

Create your own pint-size play! What makes you feel hopeful? Following the success of Pint-Size Plays, we invite you to create your own new mini play inspired by the theme of hope. Why not take inspiration from daily life at home, a walk in the park, or your lockdown hero object? It can be a comedy, […]

We’re hiring: Artistic Director

Wed 16th September 2020

NOTICE TO ALL APPLICANTS: We have been experiencing difficulties receiving applications, please make sure you have sent your application to and that you have received a confirmation email, otherwise your application will not be considered. A Play, a Pie and a Pint is seeking a highly motivated, experienced and creative individual to be the […]

First Volume of PPP Plays To be Published

Thu 27th August 2020

Like many theatres, we at A Play, a Pie and a Pint are sorely missing welcoming you, our audience into our venue at present. We hope it won’t be too long until you can visit us again! However, in the meantime we have some exciting news we’d like to let you know about so you […]

Groundhog Days Begone… Create your own Pint-size Play!

Wed 03rd June 2020

Announcing ‘A Pint-size Play’. An open call to create your own miniature play from your home. Enlist a housemate, the kids, the hoover, the goldfish, the dog or just yourself. Could be comedy, a drama, a micro musical… a fragment of something bigger, a close encounter, site specific (from the wardrobe?)… whatever sparks your imagination!  Nothing […]

Our mini season… from the archives!

Wed 29th April 2020

There may be no Pies and no Pints, but we’re excited to announce there will be Plays! Òran Mór‘s A Play, A Pie and A Pint will stream a mini season of plays from our archives over the next few weeks. Actors, writers, composers, directors and film makers have kindly given their permission for us […]

A Play, A Pie and A Pint Latest Updates & Ticket Info

Tue 17th March 2020

Update 23/03/20 In line with the latest advice from the Government, all A Play, A Pie and A Pint productions have been postponed for the foreseeable future. All future bookings for our Spring season will be automatically reallocated for each of our shows when they are rescheduled for our Autumn season. You do not have to […]

Coronavirus / Covid-19

Sat 14th March 2020

Customer Information Given the recent developments around Coronavirus / Covid-19 we would like to reassure our customers that Òran Mór remains open, and all upcoming A Play, a Pie and a Pint performances at Òran Mór will continue to run as scheduled. We continue to monitor the situation and if any changes are to be made […]

Mearns Castle High School award Crocodile Rock writer LGBTQ+ Champions Award

Mon 17th February 2020

Andy McGregor has been awarded a Mearns Castle High School LGBTQ+ Champions Award for his musical play Crocodile Rock, one of the sextet of A Play, a Pie and a Pint productions broadcast by BBC Scotland last Autumn. The monthly award series – recently started by Mearns Castle High School’s Pride LGBTQ+ and Allies group […]

Spring 2020 Season Announced

Fri 10th January 2020

A Play, a Pie and a Pint ushers in the new decade with 20 new plays in its Spring season 2020. Serving up a dazzling array of comedy, drama, music and more, the Spring season will take you trekking through the Spanish Pyrenees, twirling around a ballroom, smuggling corpses in a theme park and soaring […]

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