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New Season Announced: Autumn/Winter 2014 Programme

Welcome to our 21st season of A Play, A Pie and A Pint at Oran Mor! We want to thank all of our audience for their support over the past few months. David MacLennan set up A Play, A Pie and A Pint ten years ago to present audiences in Scotland with a variety of high quality drama at lunchtime. Over the past decade we have grown into a company that produces 38 new plays a year, collaborates with other companies and venues across the UK and internationally and presents the work of writers in the early stages of their careers combined with some of our best loved playwrights. David MacLennan created what is now a celebrated institution in Scotland and we wish to honour his immense achievement by continuing the legacy of A Play, A Pie and A Pint. This season we have a combination of comedies, historical drama and farces amongst others. We are collaborating with political theatre company Theatre Uncut for the first time and continue our relationship with the Traverse Theatre in Edinburgh and The Lemon Tree in Aberdeen. This is David’s last curated season and we dedicate all the plays to him.


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Sept 1st-6th ~ Faster, Louder by Steven Dick

Sept 8th-13th ~ A Terrible Beauty by Ian Pattison

Sept 15th-20th ~ Miss Shamrock’s World of Glamorous Flight by Martin Travers

Sept 22nd-27th ~ It’s Only Words by Sylvia Dow

Sept 29th- Oct 4th ~ Flame Proof by Lesley Hart

Oct 6th-11th ~ Mrs Barbour’s Daughters by AJ Taudevin

Oct 13th-18th ~ Squash by Martin McCormick

Oct 20th-25th ~ Crash by Andy Duffy

Oct 27th-Nov 1st ~ Flying with Swans by Jack Dickson

Nov 3rd-8th ~ The Happiest Day of Brendan Smillie’s Life by Catherine Grosvenor

Nov 10th-15th ~ Flower, Bird, Wind, Moon by Paddy Cunneen

Nov 17th-22nd ~ Theatre Uncut by Various Writers 

Nov 24th-29th ~ The King’s Kilt by Rona Munro

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A Play A Pie and A Pint at Òran Mór


Òran Mór’s groundbreaking lunchtime theatre programme, A Play, a Pie and a Pint, began in 2004 and now commissions and produces 38 new plays a year. We produce the work of many of Scotland’s best known writers, as well as presenting the work of new young playwrights. We have also presented seasons of plays from writers from Latin America, the Arab World, China and West Africa and the Caribbean.

Plays from PPP have been seen at the Edinburgh Festival, the Belfast Festival, the Brighton Festival, the Adelaide Festival, the Island Festival in Tasmania, the Golden Mask Festival in Moscow and the Last Frontier Theatre Festival in Alaska. 

We’ve also had plays from Òran Mór performed in Newcastle, Manchester, Coventry, Bristol, London, Seoul, Beirut, Milan, Amsterdam, Dublin, Bermuda and New York. The Tiny Dynamite Theatre in Philadelphia has done several seasons of A Play A Pie and a Pint and we recently got invited by the British Council in Brazil to help them set up PPP in Sao Paolo. Where Glasgow leads, the rest of the world follows!

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Photographs by Leslie Black


This Week's Play

Miss Shamrock's World of Glamorous Flight

By Martin Travers

Directed by Danielle McIlven

Featuring Pauline Knowles

Mon 15th - Sat 20th September 2014

Swish air hostess and whirlwind Miss Shamrock is reminiscing and preparing to fly to Boston. Little does she will be her last day of glamorous flight. 

lice’s mum is boracic, and she is wandering the aisles of Poundland looking for summer treats. Alice reaches out to grasp a white rabbit keyring and before she knows it she is on the golden escalator to Plunderland – A parallel universe where no one pays 50pence in the pound tax, and where everything costs the same – a million – but you don’t have to pay for it if you are rich. Travel with Alice and meet Milliedum, Milliedee, The King of Clubs, The Queen of Diamonds, The Fat Cat, The Mad Banker and all your other favourite characters you love to hate.

Show Times and Tickets

Monday - Saturday 1pm - (Doors 12pm/12.30pm on Mondays)


Monday/Tuesday/Thursday £10

Wednesday £8

Friday/Saturday £12.50 08444 771 000 or from the box office on the door on the day. 

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