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Welcome to the Spring 2022 Season of A Play, a Pie and a Pint!

From the Highlands to the Islands, through the Borders to Aberdeen, Edinburgh and Glasgow, across Perthshire, the Central Belt, and Dumfries and Galloway – our Spring Season tells the Stories of Scotland! Adam and Eve, an Acid Bath Killer, political polarisation, a mysterious cult AND a Doric jukebox musical are just some of the features of our fabulous Spring programme!


By Brian James O’Sullivan

Mon, 14 February, 2022 — Sat, 19 February, 2022

Oscar has never had any trouble writing music. It comes naturally. But when his brother and writing partner dies suddenly, he is lost and creatively blocked. His solution? Move to a remote Scottish island where he’ll have the time and space to breathe and grieve, and crucially to finish writing his suite of music. But […]

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The Ticket Meister

By Peter McDougall

Mon, 21 February, 2022 — Sat, 26 February, 2022

Williejohn is the Ticket Meister, a man with a gift. He has an eye for the vulnerable, the mentally-dishevelled, and the hapless lost souls of the streets. Soon, Williejohn comes to believe he has an unknown stalker who is a threat to him, and he becomes erratic, fretful, and paranoid – there is undoubtedly a […]

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Ten Things To Do Before You Die

By Dani Heron

Mon, 28 February, 2022 — Sat, 05 March, 2022

Bucket List: A number of experiences or achievements that a person hopes to have or accomplish during their lifetime.”  Claire is almost 30. She lives an ordinary life doing ordinary things until one day that changes forever. Time is running out and Claire has to decide what’s important to her – What mark will she […]

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I’m Dissolving My Love In A Bath of Acid

By DC Jackson

Mon, 07 March, 2022 — Sat, 12 March, 2022

April married David John in prison where he was serving 15 life sentences for a string of grizzly murders. Now he’s been released on a technicality and he’s coming to live with her as man and wife. Her sister May isn’t pleased – she has to sleep in the next room!  DC Jacksons first new […]

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By Rob Drummond

Mon, 14 March, 2022 — Sat, 19 March, 2022

A right-wing politician and a left-wing activist meet in a court mandated restorative justice session after an unfortunate incident involving a strawberry milkshake. When the moderator doesn’t show they take it upon themselves to conduct the session without supervision. How difficult can it be? After all, it was only a milkshake. It’s not like anyone […]

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Man’s Best Friend

By Douglas Maxwell

Mon, 21 March, 2022 — Sat, 26 March, 2022

Walking his neighbours’ dogs has kept Ronnie together during a very difficult lockdown.  But when a series of mishaps result in the dogs slipping their leads and disappearing off into the woods, Ronnie’s forced to take chase and face up to some hard truths.   Man’s Best Friend is a comic and poignant play about the give-and-take […]

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Daniel Getting Married

By JD Stewart

Mon, 28 March, 2022 — Sat, 02 April, 2022

The big day has come, the guests are arriving, and Daniel is waiting in the church vestry with his mum, Joy, for his wedding to Zach to begin. However, when his ex-boyfriend Gabriel turns up with his own proposal, walking down the aisle and saying the words “I Do” might not be quite as simple […]

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My Doric Diary

By Aye Tunes!

Mon, 04 April, 2022 — Sat, 09 April, 2022

It’s December 31st in Fraserburgh, Aberdeenshire, and Daisy has disappeared down memory lane again. Obsessed with what could have been, Daisy is suddenly given the opportunity of a lifetime – to go back. A Doric jukebox musical from Katie Barnett and James Siggens of AyeTunes!, My Doric Diary is a heartwarming story about what it […]

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By Erin McGee

Mon, 11 April, 2022 — Sat, 16 April, 2022

Riley has recently found herself dumped, down on her luck, and in need of a break. This leads her to join a new cult who worship the Man on the Moon. When a reporter infiltrates the cult, Riley has to decide whether or not this place, which she knows is a fantasy, is worth continuing […]

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Opening Time

By Dave Anderson

Mon, 18 April, 2022 — Sat, 23 April, 2022

The people you meet at Opening Time in the pub are very different from those who are still there at closing time… An OLD GUY (let’s call him The Ghost), locked-down too long, finds himself shouting at the contestants on Tipping Point, and weeping during The Repair Shop, but then it’s Opening Time! He goes […]

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Mr Moonlight

By Kim Millar

Mon, 25 April, 2022 — Sat, 30 April, 2022

Frankie Vaughan, singer and movie star was at the height of his fame and popularity when he visited Easterhouse in the late 1960’s.  He mediated between police and gang leaders to bring about a knife amnesty that set into motion a process of change for the beleaguered housing estate. Set in the Barrowlands Ballroom, Mr Moonlight […]

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Absolute Bowlocks!

By Graeme Rooney

Mon, 02 May, 2022 — Sat, 07 May, 2022

When pompous President Maxwell of the Bowling Club belittles the skills of Ladies Champion, Ailsa McKay, she decides to disguise herself and enter the Gentleman’s Championship. The straightforward plan soon becomes more complex when her alter ego, Alistair, is entered into other tournaments, gains family members and not everyone falls for the disguise. Blackmail, unheard […]

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Hello In There

By Cathy Forde

Mon, 09 May, 2022 — Sat, 14 May, 2022

How does someone keep going when they’re living with the ghost of the person they love more than anyone… and hating every moment? There’s always music and memories, family and friends to get through the hard times – and no one can take them away.  Can they?

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Not Now

By David Ireland

Mon, 16 May, 2022 — Sat, 21 May, 2022

The morning after his father’s funeral, aspiring actor Matthew is supposed to be flying to London to audition for drama school. But, torn apart by guilt and grief, he feels obligated to stay home in Belfast to look after his mother. It falls to his damaged but good-hearted uncle, Raymond “Cake” McCann, to encourage him […]

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The Infernal Serpent

By David Gerow

Mon, 23 May, 2022 — Sat, 28 May, 2022

Meet Adam and Eve: devoted snake rights activists who are getting nowhere. When a charming stranger arrives with radical ideas, they’re forced to decide how far they’ll go for their cause. The Infernal Serpent puts a devilishly modern twist on an old story to consider why – and how – we protest. Presented in association […]

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Alright Sunshine

By Isla Cowan

Mon, 30 May, 2022 — Sat, 04 June, 2022

It’s like the sun casts a spell, some hypnotic solar shite, and suddenly ordinary people dae terrible things.” As PC Nicky McCreadie responds to a ‘mass brawl’ on The Meadows, it’s not just the Neds she has to worry about. In the aftermath of violence and suspicion, Nicky discovers she might not be the person […]

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The Body Electrician

By Patricia Panther

Mon, 06 June, 2022 — Sat, 11 June, 2022

Our bodies go with us, womb to tomb, but how much do we really know about them? Are we all just flesh and blood or is there more to it? Well, the Body Electrician is doing the rounds and she’s here to give you a quote. Careful now, it’ll cost you…

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By Belle Jones

Mon, 13 June, 2022 — Sat, 18 June, 2022

When the landowner of a remote, neglected Highland estate dies, leaving everything to his long-lost daughter, the struggling locals are astonished to hear her radical, altruistic plans. With increasingly impassable flooding threatening to isolate the community further, they’re forced to confront their dedication to the land they live on and the vital need for cooperation […]

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The Words

By Maryam Hamidi

Mon, 20 June, 2022 — Sat, 25 June, 2022

What makes a good story? Not always the simple truth. For Ashraf, the words between why they left, how they got here and why they need to stay are hanging in the air. Their interpreter might be reshaping the story and we don’t yet know how it ends. The Words is an urgent exploration of home office […]

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By Noisemaker

Mon, 27 June, 2022 — Sat, 02 July, 2022

A story about Scotland. Its past. Its present. Its future. It’s people. It’s places. All in under an hour! Award-winning musical theatre partnership Noisemaker are delighted to join for the first time with A Play, a Pie and a Pint to premiere this uplifting new musical to round out a dynamic and eclectic season of […]

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Evening Times
Creative Scotland
Craig & Rose