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What The Animals Say – A Play, A Pie and A Pint

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Date posted: 3rd Jun 2019

David Ireland's What The Animals Say comes to Oran Mor this June, and features BAA's Kevin Lennon.

The waiting room for the Stranraer to Belfast ferry. Two old schoolfriends bump into each other. Jimmy Culver is an out of work actor on his way to the biggest audition…...

A-Z of Dundee – On Tour

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Date posted: 28th May 2019

BAA's Ross Allan and Barrie Hunter are part of the cast of A-Z of Dundee,  a brand new anarchic, fast-paced, (and mostly true) history of Dundee, touring a selection of venues around Scotland. Quite possible no one telt ye it's where William Wallace bagged his first Sassenach? The…...

Yellow is The Colour of Sunshine – On Tour

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Yellow is the Colour of Sunshine is a charming new play about friends who learn to communicate about their feelings, and features BAA's Connor Bryson. Award winning writer Brendan Murray collaborated with theatre company Tutti Frutti to produce a show full of beautiful multi-coloured delights,…

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Tír na nÓg – A Play, A Pie and a Pint

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Written by Dave Anderson, Tír na nÓg comes to Oran Mor this May and features BAA's Annie Grace.

Tír na nÓg is “The Land Of The Young” in Celtic Mythology, where, if you’re heroic, or lucky enough, you go never to grow old.  If you want…

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Cool Dads – A Play, A Pie and A Pint

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Date posted: 24th May 2019

Written by BAA's Simon Macallum , directed by Neil Leiper and featuring Natali McCleary and David McGowanCool Dads returns to Oran Mor this Spring, part of their season of the most popular plays from past seasons. Saturday morning. First round, Under 14’s Scottish Cup. Angie, Danny and…...

Chris McQueer’s Hings – BBC iPlayer

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Date posted: 8th May 2019

Scottish author Chris McQueer turns his attentions to the screen with this adaptation of his book Hings, coming to BBC iPlayer this April. Episode one, Sammy's Bag of Whelks, features BAA's Paul McCole, and episode 3, Night Bus, features Natali McCleary and Joyce Falconer. Catch all of…...

Off Grid – BBC Radio 4

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BAA's Tori Burgess plays Ava in Off Grid, a new play for BBC Radio 4, recorded on location in Scotland. Written by Ben Lewis, Off Grid is a quirky and dark psychological drama about a young woman who joins a zero impact community in the remote Scottish Highlands, where things become increasingly…...

Toy Plastic Chicken – A Play, A Pie and A Pint

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Uma Nada-Rajah's Toy Plastic Chicken comes to Oran Mor this spring and features BAA's Neshla Caplan and David James Kirkwood. At Edinburgh Airport, a toy plastic chicken is suspected to be a bomb. A woman is screened for domestic radicalisation, while her interrogators decide to perform violent and radical act of their own. …...

Casablanca – A Play, A Pie and A Pint

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Date posted: 18th Apr 2019

Morag Fullerton's Casablanca returns this spring having won the People’s Choice Vote, nominated by audiences as the play they'd most like to see return to the Oran Mor stage. Featuring BAA's Kevin Lennon, this lovingly disrespectful homage to one of the classic films of all time was first performed…...

Hula – BBC Scotland

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Date posted: 16th Apr 2019

A hip-shaking story about liberation, Hula is directed by BAA's Robin Haig, and has its TV premiere on the new BBC Scotland channel on Thursday 18th April, as part of the Next Big Thing project. Hula is a gently humorous drama about unhappy divorcee Clara. Reluctant to engage within…...

Unspotted Snow – On Tour

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Written by BAA's Peter Arnott, Unspotted Snow is based on the ill-fated 1845 Sir John Franklin expedition to discover the North-West passage from the Atlantic to the Pacific and its extraordinary 170-year legacy. Set partly on the barren ice floes of the Arctic and partly in the stultifying…...

Locker Room Talk – On Tour

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Following overwhelming response from previous runs at the Traverse Theatre, Abbey Theatre, Latitude Festival and Scottish Parliament, Locker Room Talk returns to continue a conversation about misogyny and masculinity, and features BAA's Maureen Carr. Created in response to the Donald Trump’s infamous “grab them by the pussy” comment, Locker Room…...

Lost At Sea – On Tour

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“The untold war o man versus the elements. Oh, I’ll tell it tae ye. The tale oh the fishermen fightin the ocean. Yer in for a rough ride.”

 Morna Young’s first play Lost at Sea, written in 2012, was inspired by the loss…

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Wild Rose – On General Release

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Wild Rose goes on general release on 12th April and features BAA's Natali McCleary and David McGowan. Rose-Lynn Harlan is bursting with raw talent, charisma and cheek. Fresh out of jail and with two young kids, all she wants is to get out of Glasgow and make…...

A Ladder To The Stars – On Tour

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Date posted: 9th Apr 2019

Visible Fiction's A Ladder To The Stars returns this spring and features BAA's Amy McGregor. Way up in the deep blue night sky, a twinkling star hears a little girl’s birthday wish . . . she wishes she could dance with the stars. Wanting to make this wish come true,…...

What Girls Are Made Of – On Tour

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Date posted: 8th Apr 2019

Cora Bissett's What Girls Are Made Of is returning, going out on tour from 9th April and features BAA's Simon Donaldson and Harry Ward. It’s 1992. In a small town in Fife, a girl is busting out of her skin to get out into the world and see…...

Lion Lion – A Play, A Pie and A Pint

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Date posted: 5th Apr 2019

BAA's Selina Boyack stars alongside Keith Fleming & Nick Ikunda in Sue Glover's Lion Lion, on at Oran Mor's A Play, A Pie and A Pint from Monday 8th April. George & Joy Adamson, like many others before and since, loved the animal kingdom as much, probably more, than their fellow…...

Aye, Elvis – A Play, A Pie and A Pint

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Date posted: 28th Mar 2019

After a hugely successful run at the Edinburgh Fringe in 2018, Morna Young's Aye, Elvis returns to Oran Mor as part of their 500th Play Celebration season.

Written by BAA's Morna Young and starring Joyce Falconer and David McGowan, Aye, Elvis tells the story of Joan…

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A Midsummer Night’s Dream – Ten Feet Tall Theatre

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On a Midsummer’s night; lovers get lost, fairies feud and a troupe of actors rehearse a play…well try to. A forest where the fairies rule and mischievous Puck ensures the course of true love is anything but smooth. With comedy, romance, and Sprites of the night, Ten Feet Tall…...

Shetland – BBC One

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Date posted: 15th Mar 2019

The fifth and final season of Shetland airs on BBC One this spring, and features BAA's Jenni Keenan Green and Natali McCleary in a brand-new murder case for DI Jimmy Perez. A severed hand has washed up on the beach, while a young man’s head has been discovered badly…...

Still Game – BBC Scotland

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Iconic BBC comedy Still Game will premiere its ninth - and final series - on the new BBC Scotland channel and features BAA's Maureen Carr, Kevin Lennon and Joanna Tope.
The six-part comedy series, made by BBC Studios, will debut…...

Chic Murray: A Funny Place For A Window – A Play, A Pie and A Pint

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Date posted: 14th Mar 2019

Playing as part of Oran Mor's celebration of 500 shows, Chic Murray: A Funny Place for A Window returns to A Play, A Pie and A Pint on 25th March and features BAA's Maureen Carr.

The “Comedian’s Comedian” Chic Murray passed away in Edinburgh on the night of…...

Dear Europe – National Theatre of Scotland/SWG3

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Challenged by the National Theatre of Scotland to explore their relationship with Europe, some of Scotland’s most adventurous artists and theatre makers will present their powerful, playful and provocative responses in Dear Europe - one night only at Glasgow's SWG3. In moving through shadows, Nima Séne and Daniel Hughes will…...

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child – London

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We're delighted to announce that our client Ryan J Mackay will be staying on in the cast of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child for another year, this time taking on the roles of James Potter Jr and Assistant Movement Director. The Year 4 cast has just begun rehearsals,…...

Peeling – On Tour

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Date posted: 6th Mar 2019

Presented by Taking Flight Theatre, Peeling by Kaite O’Reilly tours across Wales, Oxford & Manchester and features BAA's Bea Webster. In shadow, never centre stage, 3 performers await their brief moment in the light. Their words have been buried in dust, through the long corridor of time. We…...

Coming Clean: Barbara – A Play, A Pie and A Pint

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BAA's Wendy Seager takes to the stage at Oran Mor in Coming Clean: Barbara, a one-woman show written by Alma Cullen and directed by Marilyn Imrie. Barbara once willingly gave up her dead-end job to nurture the careers of husband Andy, now a police Superintendent, and son Gavin,…...

Pondlife – On Tour

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Date posted: 25th Feb 2019

Following success in Australia and New York, Catherine Wheels are staging Pondlife for Scottish schools, with BAA's Martin McCormick. A passionate one-man show that vividly illustrates the high stakes of classroom power play, Pondlife movingly explores the lasting legacy of childhood friendships. Moving school is never easy. When class…...

Connect – Glasgow Film Festival Screening

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Date posted: 22nd Feb 2019

Filmed in North Berwick, Connect tackles the serious issue of suicide amongst young men in Scotland, and features BAA's Neil Leiper. Written and directed by Marilyn Edmond, the film stars Kevin Guthrie (Fantastic Beasts, Dunkirk) as Brian, a suicidal young man who is saved by stranger. We follow his journey as he…...

Tell It To The Bees – Glasgow Film Festival Screening

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Date posted: 7th Feb 2019

Showing as part of the Glasgow Film Festival in a gala screening, Tell It To The Bees was filmed in Scotland and features BAA's Tori Burgess. When mill worker Lydia (Holliday Grainger) is abandoned by her philandering husband, she struggles to pay the rent and feed herself and son Charlie (Gregor Selkirk). Local…...

The Electrifying Mr Johnston – On Tour

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Date posted: 4th Feb 2019

BAA's Stephen Clyde tours this month in Comar's production of The Electrifying Mr Johnston by Robert Dawson Scott. The play is the story of Tom Johnston, one of Scotland’s great unsung heroes and the man who, through incredible feats of engineering, introduced hydro-electric power and changed the Highlands…...

The Last Ship – Princess of Wales Theatre, Toronto

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BAA's Annie Grace will perform with multiple Grammy Award winner Sting in his musical, The Last Ship, in its six-week engagement in Toronto. Playing trade minister Baroness Tynedale, Annie takes the stage at the Princess of Wales Theatre from Saturday 9th February.

Featuring original music and lyrics by Sting as…

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Beats – Closing Gala, Glasgow Film Festival 2019

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Date posted: 9th Jan 2019

The 15th Annual Glasgow Film Festival runs from 20 February to 3 March and closes with UK premiere of Brian Welsh’s Beats, the film adaptation of Scottish playwright Kieran Hurley’s hit stage show about ‘90s rave culture, exec produced by Steven Soderbergh. Featuring BAA's Neil LeiperBeats is a…...

The Dark Carnival – Citizens Theatre @ Tramway

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A music and theatre spectacle, The Dark Carnival features sixteen performers and musicians, including BAA's Natali McCleary, Ramesh Meyyappan, and Harry Ward. The show tells the story of newcomers to the afterlife who discover that death is not actually the end. Incredulous at their continuity, they form their…...

All My Sons – Dundee Rep

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Dundee Rep Ensemble's production of All My Sons opens in February and features Brennan Artists Barrie Hunter and Antony Strachan. A gripping story of a family in crisis, All My Sons is a timeless classic from one of the 20th century’s greatest playwrights, Arthur Miller (Death of a…...

The Ghosting of Rabbie Burns – On Tour

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The Ghosting of Rabbie Burns is a new comedy by writer Gillian Duffy, and stars BAA's James Mackenzie and Morna Young. Heartbroken author Ariel Winters takes herself away to her aunt’s old cottage in Ayrshire to get over her cheating ex. As she celebrates Burns night alone, wishing…...

Only An Excuse 2018 – BBC Scotland

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BAA's Fiona Wood was again part of Jonathan Watson's Only An Excuse, airing on Hogmanay 2018. Featuring sketches, spoofs, gags and comic characters, Only An Excuse put the boot into the headlines that have dominated Scottish football and Scottish life over the past 12 months, and is still available…...

Message From The Skies – Edinburgh

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Message from the Skies returned to Edinburgh on Tuesday 1 January with a selection of love letters written to Europe. The words of six internationally celebrated writers - Billy Letford, Chitra Ramaswamy, Kapka Kassabova, Louise Welsh, Stef Smith and William Dalrymple - will illuminate and animate buildings around the city during…...

Glasgow Girls – On Tour

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Date posted: 4th Jan 2019

Cora Bissett and David Greig’s life-affirming, song-filled Scottish drama, Glasgow Girls goes on tour in 2019, and features two Brennan Artists - Chiara Sparkes and Stephanie McGregor. The show is based on the true story of seven feisty teenagers, whose lives change forever when their school friend…...

War Horse on Stage – Glasgow SEC Armadillo

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Date posted: 17th Dec 2018

The National Theatre’s production of War Horse will reach the SEC Armadillo in Glasgow from 15 January 2019 – 2 February 2019 as part of a national tour that also sees performances in Birmingham, London and Dublin. Featuring BAA's Andrew KeayWar Horse tells the story of Albert and his…...

Jack and the Beanstalk II – Eastwood Park Theatre

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Date posted: 5th Dec 2018

Jack and the Beanstalk II: Return of the Farmer is an original show written and composed by BAA's Andy McGregor, showing at Eastwood Park Theatre from 11-30 December. A twist on the traditional tale, the story centres around Jack McJack, who is now living a life of fame,…...

The State Of It – BBC Two

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Date posted: 3rd Dec 2018

Robert Florence hosts  The State Of It - a comedy show featuring explosive sketches, satirical animation and topical contributions from a range of new Scottish comic talent, including BAA's Paul Black as the nation's vibiest new influencer - gh0stbøy. The State Of It premieres on Friday 7th December at 10pm on…...

It’s A Wonderful Life – A Radio Play On Stage

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Back by popular demand, The Beacon Arts Centre will bring It's A Wonderful Life to the stage in a live radio play for the seventh consecutive year. Performed as a 1940s radio broadcast in front of a studio audience, BAA's Laurie Brown joins the cast this year as…...

Snow White and the Seven Dames – Perth Theatre

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Date posted: 27th Nov 2018

BAA's multi-talented Barrie Hunter will not only direct, but play up to seven dames in a quick-change frenzy in this year's Perth panto.  Directed by Perth Theatre’s artistic director Lu Kemp, families can expect the usual fun, laughter, songs and silliness from Snow White and the Seven Dames. Snow White…...

Wendy and Peter Pan – The Lyceum

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Catch BAA's Keiran Gallacher at The Lyceum this Christmas in one of the world’s best loved stories about the boy who never grows up. Follow the fearless Wendy as she flies with Peter to Neverland - a world of dastardly pirates, feisty fairies and raucous lost boys. This…...

A Ladder to the Stars – MacRobert Arts Centre

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Visible Fictions and Aberdeen Performing Arts present a live production of A Ladder to the Stars at the MacRobert Arts Centre this month, starring BAA's Carmen Pieraccini. Way up in the deep blue night sky, a twinkling star hears a little girl’s birthday wish . . . she…...

Jack and The Beanstalk – Eden Court Theatre

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BAA's Ross Allan reprises his role as Jack in this year's Eden Court Theatre panto in Inverness. Directed and co-written by Stephen Wren - also appearing as the Dame - Jack and The Beanstalk runs at Eden Court from Tuesday 4th December 2018 to Sunday 6th January 2019.…...

Aladdin – The Webster Memorial Theatre

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You couldn't wish for a better Christmas treat than this year's magical Webster Theatre pantomime, Aladdin, which features BAA's Simon Donaldson. Packed full with the spectacular mix of silliness, song & dance, goodies, baddies and amazing costumes that pantomime fans have come to expect, this year there's also a magic…...

Sleeping Beauty – The Beacon Arts Centre

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Following on from last year’s record breaking panto Snow White, Beacon Arts Centre present yet another spectacular family pantomime - Sleeping Beauty, featuring BAA's Jimmy Chisholm as the dame, Moira McClunkey. You’d better set your alarm, as this is one show you will not want to miss - including…...

Cinderella – FTH Theatre

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FTH Theatre have teamed up with Imagine Theatre, once of the country’s top pantomime producers, to stage their first professional pantomime, with all the magical ingredients needed to create a festive family treat including special effects, song and dance numbers, a hilarious script and bags of audience participation. Featuring BAA's…...

Beauty and the Beast – Adam Smith Theatre

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One of the world's greatest love stories floats in on a rose petal to The Adam Smith Theatre this winter, and features BAA's Greg Powrie as the Dame, Kimmy McKlinkie, and David Rankine as Balloch Bennochy. Beauty And The Beast will be sure to make you laugh,…...

Jack and the Beanstalk – The Brunton

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Written by award winning theatre maker John Binnie and produced in-house, The Brunton's  brand new production of Jack and the Beanstalk is a festive panto treat full of fun and laughter. Featuring BAA's Wendy Seager as The Giant's wife, the show is an up-todate twist on a well known…...

Oran Mor Christmas Panto 2018 – The Lying B***h And The Wardrobe

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BAA's Maureen Carr stars in this year's sold out Oran Mor Christmas Panto, The Lying B***h And The Wardrobe. “Some are born great, some achieve greatness, and some are still poisoning door handles…” Empress Evilyin has promised that the people of Escozia will live happily ever after, but…...

The Wizard of Oz – Pitlochry Festival Theatre

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The first of our clients' festive projects this year is Crawford Logan's run as the eponymous Wizard in The Wizard of Oz at Pitlochry Festival Theatre. Follow The Yellow Brick Road to picturesque Pitlochry this Christmas and experience the most magical musical of them all. Based on the…...

Jack and The Beanstalk – PACE Theatre

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This Christmas, PACE Theatre Company's annual pantomime will be the much-loved tale of Jack and the Beanstalk - a festive treat for adults and children alike! BAA's Chris Alexander returns to Paisley in the role of Dame Kitty McCurdle, following his highly celebrated debut in last year’s production of…...

The Magical Adventures of Cinderella – The Pavillion

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BAA's Joyce Falconer is spending the festive season as The Baroness in The Magical Adventures of Cinderella at Glasgow's Pavillion Theatre. With an all-star cast, some great sing-a-long songs, plenty of silliness, lots of laugh-out-loud comedy, traditional audience participation and enchanting and magical costumes and scenery, it's guaranteed to…...

The Snow Queen – Dundee Rep

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This Christmas, BAA's Chiara Sparkes stars in The Snow Queen at Dundee Rep. Winter is magical and mysterious. There are secrets in the snow. But when Gerda’s best friend Kai goes missing, she must face her fears and embark on an epic quest to find him.

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Turns Of The Tide – A Play, A Pie, and A Pint

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Date posted: 19th Nov 2018

This week's Play, Pie and Pint at Oran Mor is Lynn Ferguson's Turns Of The Tide and features BAA's Mark McDonnell. Sisters, Sandy and Rose claim to be identical in almost every way: Runaway winners of Butlin’s talent competition 1959, they’ve been tartan-clad singing sensation, “The Heather Belles” ever…...

Above The Clouds – Screenings

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Date posted: 24th Oct 2018

Director Leon Chambers' Above The Clouds screens this month and features Brennan Artist Ian Bustard. On her 18th birthday, headstrong and artistic Charlie makes a startling discovery. The man married to her mother, isn't her dad. Recruiting Oz, a rough sleeper whose only possession is his driving licence, she embarks…...

The Breathing House – RCS

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This month, the Royal Conservatoire plays host to a revival of Brennan Artist Peter Arnott's play, The Breathing House. 1860s Victorian Edinburgh and its civilised beauty is awash with fine architecture and fine ladies and gentlemen. But behind the polished exterior of respectability, there is another world where…...

River City – Alison Peebles and Jimmy Chisholm

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Date posted: 23rd Oct 2018

Two new faces join River City this Autumn, both of them Brennan Artists! Look out for Alison Peebles and Jimmy Chisholm on the streets of Shieldinch the months to come. Alison Peebles will play Isobel MacKenzie, mother of Kim Monroe (Frances Thorburn) in a storyline which explores the…...

First Look Readings – Some Of Us Are Brave by Adura Onashile

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First Look Readings is the Traverse's celebration of new writing, in which three Traverse-commissioned plays will be performed in front of an audience for the very first time, script-in-hand by professional actors. Brennan Artist Adura Onashile's Some of Us Are Brave is the first of the season's plays. We…...

TalkFest Perth

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TalkFest Perth is Playwrights' Studio Scotland's public celebration of new writing in Perth, and features a host of Brennan Artists in rehearsed readings and public rehearsals. Firstly, Simon Macallum's new play in development, A Single Good Hour, will be performed script-in-hand and directed by Cross Trust Young Director Award recipient Shilpa…...

The Biscuit – A Play, A Pie and A Pint

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Brennan Artists Stephen Clyde and Paul Thomas-Clark star this month in Donald McCleary's The Biscuit, running at Oran Mor as part of A Play, A Pie and A Pint's Autumn season. Spiky, intellectual Prime Minister Ellis Gregory and his wife Sam are trapped in a safe room during…...

The Last Picture Show – A Play, A Pie and A Pint, Aberdeen

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Morag Fullerton's The Last Picture Show travels to Aberdeen's Lemon Tree theatre this week, fresh from its run at Oran Mor. Featuring Brennan Artist Matthew Joseph Campbell, The Last Picture Show runs from Tue 23 Oct to Sat 27 Oct at the Lemon Tree, with a pie and a pint included in…...

Gagarin Way – Dundee Rep

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Having already gained four star reviews in The Herald, The Scotsman, The Times and The Stage, Gagarin Way runs at Dundee Rep until Saturday 3 Nov, and features Brennan Artist Barrie Hunter. “I’ve always been interested in violence ... I thought I should, ken, maybe try something way…...

Leon Sinden Award Win for Fiona Wood

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The winners of Pitlochry Festival Theatre’s 24th annual Leon Sinden Awards have been announced, with Brennan Artist Fiona Wood picking up Best Supporting Actress for her portrayal of Susan Skinner in Before The Party. Audiences and visitors throughout the theatre’s Summer Season have been placing their votes for…...

Hi, My Name is Ben – Dundee Rep

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Date posted: 27th Sep 2018

Hi, My Name is Ben is a new musical by award-winning writing partnership Noisemaker (Scott Gilmour & Claire McKenzie) currently in development with Goodspeed Musicals, Connecticut and Dundee Rep, and features Brennan Artist Irene Allan. Catch the show early in its development on Sunday 30 September in this…...

Mother Courage and Her Children – Leeds Playhouse

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Date posted: 17th Sep 2018

Our own Bea Webster is part of the cast of Mother Courage and Her Children, showing at Leeds Playhouse from Friday 28 September. In Lee Hall's wholly immersive production, audiences follow in the steps of Brecht’s fearless matriarch, as Mother…...

Ballyturk – Tron Theatre

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Directed by Andy Arnold, Enda Walsh's Ballyturk opens at the Tron Theatre on 4th October, featuring Brennan Artists Wendy Seager, Simon Donaldson, Joyce Falconer and Crawford Logan. Ballyturk is Enda Walsh’s moving meditation on the brevity of…...

Mancub – Cumbernauld Theatre

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Award winning playwright Douglas Maxwell's Mancub opens on 1st October at Cumbernauld Theatre, and features Brennan Artist David James Kirkwood. This magically comic and thoroughly compelling play explores the intensity of emotions in family life and the tribulations of…...

Arctic Oil by Clare Duffy – Traverse Theatre

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Written by the award-winning 2015 IASH / Traverse Theatre Creative Fellow Claire Duffy and directed by Traverse Associate Director Gareth Nicholls, (Ulster American), Arctic Oil opens on 6th October at the Traverse, featuring Brennan Artists' Neshla Caplan. On a remote Scottish island,…...

Where Do We Go From Here? – Screenings

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Date posted: 3rd Sep 2018

Fresh from a highly successful festival run, writer/director John McPhail's feature Where Do We Go From Here? is headed back to the big screen, showing at Cineworld Renfrew Street, Glasgow from 21st September. Brennan Artist Alison Peebles gained a BAFTA Scotland Best…...

Martha – On Tour

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Brennan Artist Chris Alexander is currently out on the road with Martha, Catherine Wheels' highly successful stage show. A touching tale of trust and friendship, the story of Martha and the mischievous goose has been enjoyed by children and adults…...

Tap Dancing With Jean-Paul Sartre – A Play, A Pie and A Pint @ Oran Mor

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Kevin Lennon will be starring in James Runcie's Tap Dancing With Jean-Paul Sartre, one of the first plays in Oran Mor's A Play, A Pie and A Pint autumn season.

Mon, 10 September, 2018 — Sat, 15 September, 2018

By James Runcie | Directed By Marilyn…

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The Yellow On The Broom – Dundee Rep

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Brennan Artists Chiara Sparkes and Barry Hunter have just started their run in The Yellow on the Broom at Dundee Rep, which shows until 22nd September, then tours for one weekend at the MacRobert Arts Centre from Wednesday 26th September. Adapted from Betsy Whyte’s beloved autobiography, The Yellow…...

Irene Allan wins The Stage Edinburgh Award 2018 for Coriolanus Vanishes

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Date posted: 28th Aug 2018

The Stage Edinburgh Awards recognise outstanding performances at the Edinburgh Fringe and have been awarded throughout August, with winners including individual performers and entire ensembles. This year, Brennan Artist Irene Allan took home an award for her stunning performance in David Leddy's Coriolanus Vanishes - congratulations, Irene!  

How to be Both by Ali Smith – A Theatrical Exploration

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Date posted: 10th Aug 2018

Sat 18 Aug 16:30 - 18:00 Part of the Playing With Books series of events at the 2018 Edinburgh International Book Festival. Brave, innovative and multi award-winning, Ali Smith’s How to Be Both is the dual-narrative novel that confirms her as one of Britain’s most talented living writers. In this…...

Doctors of Philosophy by Muriel Spark

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Part of the Edinburgh International Book Festival. Sunday 19 August, 5.30pm Several of Spark’s novels have been adapted for theatre and film, but Doctors of Philosophy is the only one she wrote specially for the stage. In partnership with Edinburgh International Book Festival we present a rehearsed reading of…...

The Hidden – Visible Fictions

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Date posted: 7th Aug 2018

We’ve partnered with acclaimed Glasgow-based theatre company Visible Fictions to present a meticulously crafted dramatic interactive theatre experience, created by Dougie Irvine and Cameron Hall. Your mission, if you choose to accept it, is to crack the code! Someone is missing but have they left messages behind? Set in…...

Breakfast Plays: YOUTHQUAKE – Traverse Theatre

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Date posted: 3rd Aug 2018

World premiere youthquake noun A significant cultural, political or social change arising from the actions or influence of young people. Three young Scottish playwrights from the Traverse Young Writers’ group join forces with three leading British writers to explore a pressing question of our time: how can the younger generation…...

The Pieman Cometh – A Cautionary Football Tale

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Date posted: 1st Aug 2018

Alan Ledger didn't want the limelight and he didn't want the praise. Unfortunately, he often got one, but hardly ever got the other. Join Alan on his journey through the murky, monetary mayhem lurking behind the scenes of Scottish football, as he asks: 'Who is football for? Why do…...

Coriolanus Vanishes – Fire Exit @ Traverse

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A tense, suspenseful, edge-of-your-seat psychological thriller. Chris experienced three deaths, one after another. She's in prison awaiting trial. But she doesn’t exactly know why. From multi award-winning 'genius' (Scotsman), 'maverick' (Guardian) and 'Fringe institution' (Independent) David Leddy, creator of hits Last Bordello, Sub Rosa, Susurrus and Long Live Little…...

What Girls Are Made Of – Traverse Theatre

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In 1992 a schoolgirl from Fife was catapulted to a rock star life in an indie band. Touring with Radiohead, partying with Blur, she was living the dream. Until she wasn’t. Based on her teenage diaries, this is the true story of Cora Bissett’s rollercoaster journey from the girl…...

All the Lights Are On – Summerhall

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Typical Emmy, to turn brain cancer into a game! Her husband attempts to care for her, even as the illness eats away the woman he knows and loves, and her mother holds faith with internet voodoo and blueberry juice. But Emmy knows optimism is a false god and cancer…...

Aye, Elvis @ Guilded Balloon

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Joan is an Elvis impersonator with big dreams. With the regional heat of Ultimate Elvis approaching, Joan knows there's work to do. But Joan has The King inside – and The King always wins. Will she find her way to Graceland, to love and riches? Aye, Elvis is a…...

Janis Joplin Full Tilt – Assembly

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From multi-award winning writing/directing team BAA client Peter Arnott and director Cora Bissett, Full Tilt was a sensation at the 2014 Fringe, winning ‘Best Play’ from the Scottish Arts Club and ‘Best Female Musical Performance’ for its star, Angela Darcy. On stage a woman stands, the greatest rock singer…...

HANDFAST – Nutshell @ Summerhall

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Double Fringe First winners Nutshell return with this world premiere in a co-production with The Byre Theatre. The boiler’s broken, the owl with the rings is missing, the celebrant’s late and the band haven’t turned up. Can Mona and Geoff still tie the knot and live happily ever after?…...

Adam Smith – The Invisible Hand

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A dramatic representation of the life of Adam Smith, supported by Kirkcaldy 4 All. His friends, his enemies and the person who shaped his life, his mother, Margaret Smith. The play demonstrates how Adam Smith has been interpreted through the ages and why he’s still relevant now. Four actors…...

Off-Kilter – Dance Base/Studio 1

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Date posted: 30th Jul 2018

Internationally renowned visual theatre artist Ramesh Meyyappan returns with a dark, comedic, highly physical production incorporating illusions and masterful non-verbal storytelling. Joe Kilter has his own daily rituals – some even call it obsessive. But then a sudden change in his routine turns his world askew: Joe Kilter…...

The Greatest

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Date posted: 18th Jul 2018

Back by phenomenal demand! For one week only the hit show The Greatest returns to Òran Mór. If you missed it first time round come along and hear the tale about the Glaswegian who knocked out Muhammad Ali! Starring Louise Montgomery, the show runs at Òran Mór…...

Pride and Prejudice*(*Sort Of)

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Date posted: 11th Jul 2018

Catch Tori Burgess in this Tron/Blood of the Young production for a unique and colourful take on the definitive rom-com, Pride & Prejudice. Five vaguely familiar young women have a story to tell. You’ll have seen them, emptying the chamber pots and sweeping ash from the grate, the overlooked…...

CATS Shortlist!

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Date posted: 21st May 2018

Congratulations to our BAA clients who have been shortlisted for the upcoming CATS 2018! Ramesh Meyyappan for Best Actor in Off-Kilter. Angela Darcy and Barrie Hunter as part of Best Ensemble in August Osage County and Harry Ward in Rhinoceros. Peter Arnott for Best…...

The Isle of Love

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Date posted: 18th May 2018

THE ISLE OF LOVE opens this evening at Eden Court Theatre, Inverness for Right Lines Productions, starring Ross Allan, Amy McGregor and Kevin Lennon before touring Scotland until the 18th June. The Isle of Love is a bittersweet tale of love, loss, recovery and discovery infused with…...

Pitlochry Festival Theatre Summer Season

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Date posted: 5th May 2018

This year is an exciting season at Pitlochry. With BAA clients Deirdre Davis, Fiona Wood and David Rankine appearing in several of this season's new productions: Chicago! Runs from 25th May 2018. The Rise and Fall of Little Voice. Run begins 31st May 2018.…...

Witches Fae Easterhoose, Pavilion Theatre – New Dates

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Date posted: 4th May 2018

This rescheduled production features Joyce Falconer at the Pavilion Theatre from 18th October. On a cold, dark, windy winters’ night in Glasgow, six sisters gather to take revenge by witchcraft on Caroline’s two-timing husband. Six black candles, one black affronted Maw, two gallons of vodka, one crazy old…...

Celtic – The Musical, Pavilion Theatre – New Dates

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This rescheduled production of Celtic The Musical at Pavilion Theatre opens 5th September, featuring Morna Young and Harry Ward. Featuring the songs that have rung round Celtic Park over the years (performed by a live band), the show tells the amazing story of this legendary club. It…...

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Part One and Two

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Date posted: 26th Apr 2018

It has been announced that BAA client Ryan J Mackay will be appearing in Harry Potter and the Cursed Child at Palace Theatre, London. Based on an original new story by J.K. Rowling, Jack Thorne and John Tiffany, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child is a new play by Jack Thorne. It is the…...

Last Woman Left – RCS

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New graduates of the BA performance in British Sign Language and English course at RCS, Bea Webster and Connor Bryson feature in an RCS production, Last Woman Left. A community is under threat. Flood warnings have been issued and the government is urging an immediate evacuation. But…...

Where’s Lulu? Play, Pie and a Pint

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Two of our BAA clients, Romana Abercromby and Stephanie McGregor will be appearing in Play Pie and a Pint's "Where's Lulu?" beginning 30th April. With a number one in America and a TV series in the UK, at 20 Lulu is a global star. But has she…...

Creditors: Royal Lyceum, Edinburgh

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Date posted: 24th Apr 2018

Starring Adura Onashile at the Royal Lyceum Theatre, Edinburgh. The run begins 27th April. Young artist, Adolph is in love with his new wife, the successful novelist Tekla, and why would he not be? Charming, vivacious and experienced, she has been his passion, his inspiration and his education.…...