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

From Hungary to China, through Pakistan and France, before visiting the Golden Age of Hollywood and the far-flung reaches of the Siberian wilderness – this Autumn, A Play, A Pie and A Pint is travelling the world! Our Autumn Season features a broadcast from Palestine as well as the Scottish premiere of He Who Opens the Door by Neda Nezhdana – Ukraine’s leading playwright, currently in exile in the country’s West.



Louise Stewart and Yolanda Mitchell in rehearsals

He Who Opens the Door

By Neda Nezhdana | Adapted By John Farndon

Mon, 26 September, 2022 — Sat, 01 October, 2022

“Leave or stay. You can be alive, or you can be dead. You choose!” Ukraine, the present: two women wake up to find themselves trapped in a morgue. Are they actually dead and being held in limbo…? Or maybe there is a nuclear war or pandemic outside…? Is help on its way? Is someone listening […]

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Made In China

By Alice Clark

Mon, 03 October, 2022 — Sat, 08 October, 2022

Deliveries pile up in a semi in Wishaw, as Janet panic-buys for her daughter’s sixteenth. She wants to get everything right. Five thousand miles away, Hui Ting works relentless factory shifts to keep her daughter off the assembly line. But when Janet discovers a secret note – hidden in a bauble – the two women […]

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The Peace Piece: LIVE from Oran Mor!

By Faisal Abu Alhayjaa & Joe Douglas

Mon, 10 October, 2022 — Sat, 15 October, 2022

Namaste the Noo! Join your host, Boswell Duff, as he records his live podcast, The Peace Piece – conversations about world peace, human harmony and Scottish culture from an English perspective. This week, Boswell is joined by a very special guest – live from the Middle East!  As we approach the 105th anniversary of the […]

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The Golden Rage

By Johnny McKnight

Mon, 17 October, 2022 — Sat, 22 October, 2022

Gossip columnists Hedda Hopper and Louella Parsons had a readership of 75 million during the Golden Age of Hollywood. They wielded power over the careers of Grace Kelly, Orson Welles, and Charlie Chaplin. Though they could create stars, they were never afraid to break them. But were these women – pitched as bitter rivals and […]

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Alföld

By Joe McCann

Mon, 24 October, 2022 — Sat, 29 October, 2022

A young interracial couple, whose marriage is on the verge of collapse, have a life-altering encounter with a mysterious stranger as they travel through The Great Hungarian Plain. For Virág, things are complicated. Her husband, Jake, is one of the few people of colour in a country that is almost 100% white. What’s more, they […]

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Jinnistan

By Taqi Nazeer

Mon, 31 October, 2022 — Sat, 05 November, 2022

Based on a true story. When Asiya returns early from a school trip, Malik and Layla are not surprised – after all, their teenage daughter is struggling to fit in and wants nothing more than to return home to her familiar Scotland. But when Asiya starts showing signs of paranormal behaviour, Malik has no choice […]

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The Prognostications of Mikey Noyce

By Frances Poet

Mon, 07 November, 2022 — Sat, 12 November, 2022

Mikey has been having visions for years now, but it wasn’t until he predicted the Coronavirus that he started to take note. While his pals have returned to normality, Mikey remains in isolation, unable to prevent the rigged election in Tuvalu and, arguably, the even bigger disaster of Harry Styles getting a full-face tattoo. But […]

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BABS

By Morna Young

Mon, 14 November, 2022 — Sat, 19 November, 2022

Young quine Lisa has been dumped by her best mate for a new man, and she’s raging. That’s their annual holiday to Ibiza out the window, and it’s looking like a Summer alone in Aberdeen for poor Lisa. That’s until Lisa’s fortunes change, and she finds herself at a forest sanctuary run by eccentric oracle […]

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Kiki

By Hilary Brooks & Clive King

Mon, 21 November, 2022 — Sat, 26 November, 2022

Paris, 1953. Chanteuse, painter and artists’ model Alice Prinn – better known as the notorious Kiki of Montparnasse – has reached the squalid end of a truly remarkable life. Portrayed by the inimitable Christine Bovill (Piaf, Paris, Tonight You Belong to Me) she relives her glory days in the Roaring Twenties and reflects on her […]

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Tennents
Evening Times
Creative Scotland
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OSCR
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