News & Announcements

Behind The Curtain – Industry Panel

Tue 20th February 2024

Are you interested in a career behind the scenes? As part of the BBC Bring The Drama Festival, we are hosting a free panel discussion with our amazing production team at A Play, A Pie and A Pint who will talk about working backstage, the realities of working at the UK’s biggest producer of new writing, […]

David MacLennan Award 2024 – Longlist Announced

Fri 09th February 2024

We are thrilled to announce the 30 submissions longlisted for this year’s David MacLennan Award! A Game of Two Halves Adam Tucker Deveau Becoming Jeff Bezos Alex Medland Christina of The Isles Gillian Massey CLASS Michael Monroe Déjà-You Douglas Yannaghas Dine In For Two Peter McCormick Eilidh Eilidh Eilidh Lana Pheutan Elliot Lays An Egg […]

Vacancy – Board Members

Mon 29th January 2024

For the next stage of our existence, we are looking to recruit 2 x Non Executive Directors, to join the board, to contribute to the good governance of the organisation, oversee the delivery of the vision and mission and act in an ambassadorial role. We are looking for people with experience in some (but not […]

Vacancy – Artistic Director & Chief Executive

Fri 19th January 2024

Would you like to lead Glasgow Lunchtime Theatre in its mission to continue to be the most prolific producing theatre company in the UK?   We are seeking a talented, skilled, and experienced Artistic Director and Chief Executive to lead the organisation through to its next phase of its journey. Glasgow Lunchtime Theatre, trading as […]

Jemima Levick to stand down as Artistic Director

Wed 20th December 2023

Our Artistic Director, Jemima Levick, will be leaving next year following her successful appointment as Artistic Director at Tron Theatre. Whilst this is sad news for our team, we can think of no one more deserving of this opportunity to lead at one of Scotland’s flagship theatres and we wish Jemima all the best in […]

Spring 2024 Season Announcement

Thu 07th December 2023

We’re thrilled to announce the 18 wonderful new plays as part of our upcoming Spring 2024 season, co-presented with Aberdeen Performing Arts, Ayr Gaiety, Dumfries & Galloway Arts Festival, Macrobert Arts Centre and Traverse Theatre. 2024 is our 20th anniversary and in that time we have produced almost 600 new plays and launched the careers […]

Statement on Gaza

Mon 20th November 2023

Like countless others across the country and world, we have been distraught following the events unfolding in the Middle East. The attack on Israel by Hamas was horrific, and we sincerely hope that the hostages are returned to their loved ones safely and as soon as possible. We do not condone this action in any […]

David MacLennan Award 2023/24

Tue 31st October 2023

Submissions are now open for the David MacLennan Award 2023/24! In honour of our late founder and his unrelenting belief that anyone could give theatre a go, this prize is about uncovering new writing talent in Scotland and giving an opportunity to someone who has never written a professionally produced play before. The winner will […]

LGBTQIA+ Writer Commission Opportunity

Mon 25th September 2023

We are pleased to announce a new writing commission opportunity in collaboration with Sanctuary Queer Arts! After working together successfully on The Devil Drinks Cava by JD Stewart earlier this year, we’re delighted to work with Sanctuary Queer Arts to bring a new queer play to life in 2024. This exciting commission is about finding […]

Autumn 2023 Season Announcement

Wed 12th July 2023

A Play, A Pie and A Pint (PPP) is delighted to announce its Autumn 2023 season featuring 12 exciting new plays themed around Tales of Coming Home, co-presented with Aberdeen Performing Arts, Ayr Gaiety, Pitlochry Festival Theatre and Traverse Theatre.   The season begins on Monday 4 September at Òran Mór, Glasgow with Forever Home, […]

Vacancy – Resident Director

Wed 14th June 2023

***Applications Closed*** A Play, A Pie and A Pint (PPP) is pleased to be able to offer the role of Resident Director (Marilyn Imrie Fellowship) who will work alongside the Artistic Director and wider team for our Autumn 2023 season. This fixed term position would suit an early to mid-career Director who is keen to […]

Open Call Casting Workshop

Mon 12th June 2023

***Applications Closed*** A Play, A Pie and A Pint (PPP) is delighted to host the next Scottish Casting Workshop in Glasgow on Thursday 6 July 2023. Scottish Casting Workshop (SCW) is a free workshop run by actors for actors. It allows those casting in Scotland to meet actors living in Scotland in greater numbers. Jemima […]

Leopards Ate My Face: Cast Announcement

Thu 11th May 2023

A Play, A Pie and A Pint (PPP) is delighted to announce the cast of Leopards Ate My Face, a new comedy by Outlander star Grant O’Rourke about the dangers of letting your paranoia take the wheel. This production marks our second time co-presenting with Dumfries & Galloway Arts Festival after the well-received The Infernal […]

Quietus: Cast Announcement

Thu 11th May 2023

A Play, A Pie and A Pint (PPP) is excited to reveal the cast of Quietus, the final instalment in Matthew McVarish’s ‘Life and Death’ trilogy of plays. Co-presented with Ayr Gaiety, this new production centres on Donald, a man living on the spectrum with a crippling fear of the outside world, who gets assigned […]

Davina & Goliath: Cast Announcement

Thu 11th May 2023

A Play, A Pie and A Pint (PPP) is delighted to announce the cast of Davina & Goliath by David Bailie and Dave Anderson, a new comedy-drama about a woman who is in jail after protesting again Faslane’s nuclear weapons plant. This new play stars Elaine Mackenzie Ellis as the titular Davina alongside Tom McGovern […]

SCOTS is going to the Fringe!

Thu 11th May 2023

A Play, A Pie and A Pint (PPP) is delighted to announce that its acclaimed musical SCOTS will be performing at this year’s Edinburgh Festival Fringe as part of the Made in Scotland showcase. Following its sell-out run at Òran Mór and upcoming concert performance at 54 Below in New York, SCOTS will return to […]

Faye’s Red Lines: Cast Announcement

Fri 07th April 2023

A Play, A Pie and A Pint (PPP) is delighted to announce the cast of Faye’s Red Lines by Ian Pattison (Rab C Nesbitt) about a woman who has an unexpected revelation that triggers her buried past and forces her to take stock of her solitary life. Directed by Liz Carruthers, this new play stars […]

Welcome to Bannockburn: Cast Announcement

Fri 31st March 2023

A Play, A Pie and A Pint (PPP) is delighted to announce the cast of Welcome to Bannockburn by Lesley Hart, co-presented with Macrobert Arts Centre, about a father and daughter stuck working together at a five-star historical attraction in Stirling. Directed by Julie Ellen (Artistic Director at Macrobert Arts Centre), this new play stars […]

Storytelling: Cast Announcement

Fri 24th March 2023

A Play, A Pie and A Pint (PPP) is delighted to announce the cast of Storytelling by Oliver Emanuel, a new comedy-drama about how the power of stories can overcome the darkest moments in life. Directed by Finn den Hertog (Associate Artist at National Theatre of Scotland), this new play stars Martin Donaghy (549: Scots […]

Help us celebrate our 20th anniversary!

Mon 20th March 2023

A Play, A Pie and A Pint will be celebrating its 20th anniversary next year and to mark this milestone, we want to publish a book with 20 plays from our last twenty years in one lovely collection. To make this a reality, we have launched a Crowdfunder campaign to raise £3000 to help us […]

SCOTS is off to New York!

Fri 17th March 2023

A Play, A Pie and A Pint (PPP) is thrilled to announce that Noisemaker’s acclaimed musical SCOTS is off to New York this April as part of the city’s iconic Tartan Week; an annual celebration and gathering of Scottish business, enterprise and culture. The rousing musical, playfully retelling the history of Scotland on stage, is […]

The Spark: Cast Announcement

Fri 10th March 2023

A Play, A Pie and A Pint (PPP) is delighted to announce the cast of The Spark by Kathy McKean, a new play about a woman who develops telekinetic powers after decades of suppressed rage that shows the ways a woman can and cannot remake her life and her world. Directed by Gordon Barr (Artistic […]

Writing Write-Off

Thu 09th March 2023

Aodhan Gallagher has written a blog about their inspirations and experience of writing this new comedy-drama centred around two gay men from very different generations. “I am not a gay writer. I am a writer who happens to be gay”– Edward Albee I remember coming across this quote in an article when I was at […]

Variant: Cast Announcement

Thu 02nd March 2023

A Play, A Pie and A Pint (PPP) is delighted to announce the cast of Variant, the 50th professionally produced play by Peter Arnott who returns to Òran Mór after The Signalman, winner of Best Production at the 2020 CATS awards. Directed by Kolbrún Björt Sigfúsdóttir (Sandcastles, hang), this new play stars Meghan Tyler (Pride […]

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