Òran Mór & Sherman Cymru

A Play, A Pie and A Pint: Leviathan


24 - 28 March, 6.30pm


£12.50 (includes a pie and a pint)

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16+ contains strong language and adult themes
By Matthew Trevannion
Director: Rachel O'Riordan
Designer: Patrick McGurn
Assistant Designer: Jonathan Scott

Post-show talk: 26 March
Running time: 50m


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"Will you look at the day? Beautiful, ah? Summer throws you one of these just before it all goes west."

As three generations of the same family soak up the last of the sun's rays in their back garden, beers in hand, the underlying tensions between the three are brought to boiling point thanks to revelations long buried, whilst also trying to stop the cat from murdering more defenceless birds.

In this tale of familial ties, Matthew Trevannion casts a darkly humorous eye over the changing fortunes of people trying to unmoor themselves from their past.

16+ contains strong language and adult themes



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     Claire Cage                  Siw Hughes              Gwawr Loader

A Play, A Pie and A Pint

Òran Mór’s groundbreaking lunchtime theatre programme, A Play, A Pie and A Pint (PPP), began in 2004 and now commissions and produces 38 new plays a year. 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.

Plays from Òran Mór have also been 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 recently Òran Mór were 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 and now Cardiff is getting in on the action.

Options for the pie include meat or vegetable, for any other dietary requirements please notify a member of staff on point of purchase.

Show Times

Tuesday 24 March 6.30pm
Wednesday 25 March 6.30pm
Thursday 26 March 6.30pm
Friday 27 March 6.30pm
Saturday 28 March 6.30pm


"Leviathan, produced in association with Sherman Cymru and the Traverse Theatre in Edinburgh, is among the best plays to appear on the Òran Mór stage this season or last.''
Broadway Baby *****

"Arguably the best-value cultural event in the country." - Sunday Times on PPP

"One of the most magical theatre initiatives of the last decade." - The Scotsman on PPP

"Since it was launched in September 2004, A Play, A Pie and a Pint has become a legend in Glasgow's lunchtime" - The Evening Times on PPP

Cast & Team

By Matthew Trevannion

Director Rachel O'Riordan

Designer Patrick McGurn

Assistant Designer Jonathan Scott


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  Claire Cage                Siw Hughes              Gwawr Loader


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