Bridezilla and the Orchard of Sin

By Mairead A.Martin

Mon, 22 April, 2024 — Sat, 27 April, 2024

Directed by Becky Hope-Palmer

Bridezilla and the Orchard of Sin

A fun fantastical comedy about the pursuit of a ‘perfect’ wedding and the tantalising obstacles in the way.

‘Bridezilla’ Amber and her fiancé Gary are desperate to find the perfect venue for her their upcoming wedding when the peculiar Lady Valgaria offers up her seemingly ideal estate.

When they visit the estate, things turn bizarre for the couple as Lady Valgaria’s orchard of forbidden apples tests their relationship and sends them on a journey of saucy self-discovery.

Co-presented with Macrobert Arts Centre.


MAIREAD A. MARTIN is an award-winning playwright from the Isle of Skye. She graduated from Glasgow Caledonian University’s MA TV Fiction Writing course and was awarded ‘Script of the Year.’ In 2012 she was selected by the BBC’s online Drama Writing School Eastenders: E20.  Mairead’s script 999 aired on Radio Scotland as part of Hi-Wireless. She wrote and translated into Gaelic two episodes of Katie Morag which were aired on BBC ALBA. Mairead is a 2018 New Playwrights Award Recipient by the Playwrights Studio. She is delighted this will be her first play produced by A Play, A Pie and a Pint.

BECKY HOPE-PALMER trained at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland and was a finalist for the prestigious JMK Award in 2019 and 2021. She is an associate artist for She Productions in East Yorkshire and worked for two years on attachment with the Royal Shakespeare Company from 2017-2019. Past productions include work with Dundee Rep, The Traverse Theatre, A Play, A Pie and A Pint, Royal Conservatoire of Scotland and at the Lyceum Theatre in Edinburgh.

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