News & Announcements

We’re hiring: Artistic Director

Wed 16th September 2020

A Play, a Pie and a Pint is seeking a highly motivated, experienced and creative individual to be the organisation’s new Artistic Director. The successful candidate will lead the lunchtime theatre company in producing 35 new plays a year, the most new-writing of any theatre in the UK, and present them at Òran Mór in […]

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 […]

Casting Call – Open Auditions Jan 2020

Tue 17th December 2019

Applications for our January open auditions are now closed. Due to an overwhelming response we will only be able to contact successful applicants. Thank you to everyone who applied! We are delighted to announce that we will be holding open auditions to meet with professional actors working and living in Scotland. We are keen to […]

Òran Mór Christmas Panto 2019

Fri 06th September 2019

DIXIE WHITTINGTON: THE HAMECOMING by Morag Fullarton *The 2019 Christmas Panto has now Sold Out* Dixie has discovered the streets of London are not paved with gold and is down to her last two bob when wicked landlord Skinflint chucks her & her cat, Fleabag, out of their ‘super cosy’ lodgings (under stair cupboard). Now […]

BBC Scotland presents Òran Mór’s A Play, A Pie and A Pint

Thu 29th August 2019

We’re delighted to announce BBC Scotland’s presentation of six of our A Play, A Pie and A Pint productions to be broadcast on BBC Scotland. “We’re really, really excited about it,” says April Chamberlain, who, alongside Morag Fullarton, has been co-artistic director of A Play, A Pie and A Pint since 2016. “We’re hoping it […]

Òran Mór’s A Play, A Pie and A Pint productions to be presented in new BBC series

Wed 14th August 2019

Six of Òran Mór’s best ever A Play, A Pie and A Pint productions will be presented onto the small screen by BBC Scotland in a new six part series. Beginning next month, the series kicks off with Chic Murray: A Funny Place For A Window, written by Stuart Hepburn and starring Dave Anderson, Maureen Carr […]

Autumn 2019 Season Announced

Sat 03rd August 2019

Welcome to the Autumn season of A Play, a Pie and a Pint! Artistic directors April Chamberlain and Morag Fullarton are delighted to present more favourite plays from PPP’s back catalogue as well as bringing you 5 thrilling world premieres. The season launches with a sparkling new musical ‘Crocodile Rock’ from the writer of the […]

Òran Mór Summer Panto Raises 4258.40 for Charity

Mon 29th July 2019

A massive thank you to every one of our customers who kindly donated to our chosen charities Downs Syndrome Scotland, Maryhill Integration Network and Spirit Aid and to the David MacLennan Award during Òran Mór’s 2019 Summer Panto Dracula ReVamped. Together you raised a whopping £ 4258.40… David MacLennan Award £898.55 Relaunching this Autumn, the […]

A Panto, A Pie & A Proposal!

Mon 22nd July 2019

Customers attending our Friday afternoon performance of the Summer Panto Dracula ReVamped were in for a lovely surprise when audience member Joseph took to the stage to propose to girlfriend Denise! Joseph and Denise are visiting Scotland from the Czech Republic and although Joseph had come across several beautiful locations in the Scottish Highlands which […]

Liz Lochhead’s Tartuffe heads to Edinburgh Fringe Festival

Mon 22nd July 2019

You voted it one of your favourite A Play, A Pie and A Pint plays and now ‘Tartuffe’ Liz Lochhead’s energetic Scots adaptation of Moliere’s classic is heading to Edinburgh Fringe Festival! Ed Littlewood Productions in Association with Royal Lyceum Theatre Edinburgh and The Stephen Dunn Theatre Fund present Molière’s TARTUFFE Scots adaptation by Liz […]

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 04th 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 07th 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 […]

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