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

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Date posted: 27th Nov 2018

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,…...