A Play, A Pie and A Pint Spring Season
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Adam and Eve, an Acid Bath Killer, political polarisation, a mysterious cult AND a Doric jukebox musical are just some of the features of A Play, A Pie and A Pint's fabulous Spring programme!
About A Play, A Pie and A Pint Spring Season
Every week A Play, a Pie and a Pint puts on a different piece of new writing at lunchtime. Ticket price includes a free drink and a pie.
A Play, A Pie and A Pint produces new plays from Scotland, the UK and the rest of the world at Òran Mór in the West End of Glasgow. Founded by the late David MacLennan in 2004, we produce 38 new plays every year.
A Play, A Pie and A Pint produces work by many of Scotland’s best known writers and supports playwrights, directors and actors at every stage of their career.
Spring 2022 Season Announced!
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 when Oscar and his new landlady, Miriam, meet, it seems that solitude and time to write are the last things he’s likely to achieve. He goes seeking creative sanctuary, but in Miriam’s friendship, gets much more than he bargained for. A new musical about friendship, music and inspiration.
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 person shadowing him and an inevitable confrontation looming… but with whom? Who is Williejohn’s shadowy nemesis?
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 leave on this world? How will she go about achieving that? And who’s going to look after her cat?!
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 play in 8 years is a schlocky romp where John Waters meets Forbes Mason, with gags and gore galore.
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 died.
MAN’S BEST FRIEND
By Douglas Maxwell
MON, 21 MARCH, 2022 — SAT, 26 MARCH, 2022
Synopsis coming soon! Presented in association with Traverse Theatre.
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 as Daniel thought…or it might be easier…right?
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 means to love and let go.
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 to believe in.
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 to the pub and meets an array of characters… A story told in song, which wonders what The New Normal might look like…
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 is how Frankie’s life-long affinity for Glasgow and its people might have come about.
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 of medical conditions and the world’s slowest bowler contrive to ruin Ailsa’s dream. Can she keep Alistair a secret and beat the pompous President?
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?
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 to escape Northern Ireland while he still can. A sharp-witted, touching comedy drama from award-winning playwright David Ireland.
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.
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 she thinks she is. Alright Sunshine explores gender, power, and the politics of public space.
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…
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 if they’re to survive there.
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 asylum interviews and the single most important story you might one day need to tell to survive.
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 new work. Packed with raucous songs and rousing music, this journey through the ages will be a musical adventure you won’t want to miss!
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2nd September 2022
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6th September 2022
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7th September 2022 - 8th September 2022
David Hayman returns as everyman Bob Cunningham in new show, Time's Plague, to Oran Mor Glasgow on 7th & 8th September!
8th September 2022
American singer-songwriter Dave Hause will perform live at Oran Mor Glasgow with his band The Mermaid on 8th September!
9th September 2022
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10th September 2022
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11th September 2022
In 2023 Gary Meikle embarks on a new tour 'Gary Meikle 2.5', but you can be the first to hear some of his new material in this special Preview Show at Oran Mor Glasgow!
12th September 2022
Two's Company, at Oran Mor Glasgow, is the new comedy drama from the writer of The Ghosting of Rabbie Burns and co-writer of The Wedding Planners, Gillian Duffy!
13th September 2022
Noahfinnce is heading out on tour! Catch him live at Oran Mor Glasgow on Tuesday 13th September!
14th September 2022 - 16th September 2022
Brido Hingwy brings his much loved characters Uncle Frank and Janice back to Oran Mor Glasgow for The Janice and Frank Story: Part 2, for three nights only this September!
17th September 2022
Country star Carly Pearce will head to the UK and Ireland in September for her debut headline tour! Catch her live at Oran Mor Glasgow on Saturday 17th September!
19th September 2022
Founder of Crime Viral Cheish Merryweather (as seen on BBC) brings the all-new talk Inside the Mind of a Serial Killer to Oran Mor Glasgow on 19th September.
20th September 2022
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22nd September 2022
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25th September 2022
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26th September 2022
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5th October 2022
Edinburgh comedy award winner Sofie Hagen brings her new show Fat Jokes, bursting with big jokes and fat punchlines, to Oran Mor Glasgow on 5th October!
6th October 2022
Vonda Shepard will be returning to play a set of greatest hits and favourites with her full band, catch her at Oran Mor Glasgow on October 6th 2022!
7th October 2022
Stripping his songs back to their purest form, Newton Faulkner will perform at Oran Mor Glasgow on Friday 7th October... just him, his acoustic guitars, and his voice!
9th October 2022
Martin Kemp brings his famous 80s DJ PARTY to Oran Mor Glasgow for the first time ever on 9th October!
10th October 2022
America's Funnyman, Neil Hamburger, is heading to the UK with a brand new tour, catch him live at Oran Mor Glasgow on 10th October!
11th October 2022
Northern Ireland comedy sensation Paddy Raff brings his popular brand of stand-up & musical comedy to Oran Mor Glasgow on 11th October!
12th October 2022
Matt Andersen has been enthralling audiences with his one-of-a-kind performance for years, don't miss your chance to catch him live at Oran Mor Glasgow on 12th October!
14th October 2022
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15th October 2022
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18th October 2022
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19th October 2022
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20th October 2022
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21st October 2022
Nashville's acclaimed all-female singer-songwriter collective, Song Suffragettes, are coming to the UK for the first time, don't miss them live at Oran Mor Glasgow on Friday 21st October!
22nd October 2022
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26th October 2022
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28th October 2022
Isle of Lewis singer-songwriter Colin Macleod is on tour in October with a date at Oran Mor on Friday 28th!
29th October 2022
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30th October 2022
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31st October 2022
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1st November 2022
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4th November 2022
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5th November 2022
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6th November 2022
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9th November 2022
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11th November 2022
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19th November 2022
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26th November 2022
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27th November 2022
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2nd December 2022
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5th December 2022
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9th December 2022
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14th December 2022
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17th December 2022
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14th January 2023
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10th February 2023
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9th March 2023
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20th April 2023
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21st April 2023
Dirty Harry is the only tribute band for the true Blondie fan! Catch them when they return to Oran Mor Glasgow on Friday 21st April!
26th April 2023
'British Invasion' Legends The Zombies return home to celebrate their long-awaited Induction into The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, catch them at Oran Mor Glasgow on 26th April!
13th May 2023
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27th May 2023
Following their last sold out show, The Jersey Notes are ready to take Oran Mor by storm once again! Make sure you don't miss this one!
17th June 2023
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19th June 2023
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