By Peter Arnott

Mon, 20 March, 2023 — Sat, 25 March, 2023

Please note this play ended on Sat, 25 March, 2023.

Directed by Kolbrún Björt Sigfúsdóttir | Cast - Simon Donaldson, Meghan Tyler


Peter Arnott returns to A Play, A Pie and A Pint after 2019’s award-winning The Signalman with his 50th professionally produced play.

A man and a woman are on stage and there’s something going on between them…but what is it?

At first, you think it’s one thing. Then it’s something else. Maybe a flirtation, a thriller, a crime story? Maybe it’s all happened before? Maybe it’s a joke? Maybe it’s just a Variant…

Co-presented with The Traverse Theatre.


Oran Mor, Glasgow: w/c Mon 20 March

Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh: w/c Mon 27 March

PETER ARNOTT was born in Glasgow in 1962.  Variant is his 50th professionally produced play as a writer. Previous work at A Play, A Pie and A Pint includes The Signalman (Best New Play winner, CATS Awards 2019), as well as Janis Joplin: Full Tilt, The Face Plays, Isobel and Morag.

KOLBRÚN BJÖRT SIGFÚSDÓTTIR is an Icelandic director, playwright and dramaturg working in Scotland. Her recent directing credits include Sandcastles (Brite Theater), hang, Me and My Sister Tell Each Other Everything (Tron Theatre) and Maryland (Traverse Theatre). Kolbrún assisted Rosie Kellagher on A Play, A Pie and A Pint’s production of Billy (The Days of Howling).

Please note this play ended on Sat, 25 March, 2023.
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