Òran Mór presents theatrical greatest hits

'Best of the week' showcase set for September

Ae Fond Kiss

It has proved to be one of Òran Mór’s most popular exports, paving the way for many variations on a theme. In early September, the hip Glasgow venue will celebrate the success of its Play, A Pie and A Pint with a special ‘best of’ week.

Ae Fond Kiss and Tir Nan Og, two of Scotland’s most celebrated theatre productions, return to Glasgow for Oran More! to be showcased at the Mitchell Theatre from 3–8 September.

Written especially for Libby McArthur (River City, Taggart and Rab C Nesbitt), sellout production Ae Fond Kiss is a comedic yet touching play, about a middle-aged, down-on-her-luck prostitute Lola, and her rendezvous with shy and naïve 18-year-old Zed – Jim Webster-Stewart, (High Road, Casualty and Sea of Souls).

Equally popular and also showing is Dave Anderson’s musical Tir Nan Og, the story of a Scottish exile on a fantastical journey around the world. Call the ticket line on 0870 013 2652 or see www.secxtra.com

Oran MorE: Ae Fond Kiss

  • 4 stars

Ann Marie di Mambro's short play follows Zed, whose work mates have clubbed together to buy him a session with a prostitute for his 18th birthday, and his encounters with said prostitute Lola. It's a tender, engaging play with a big heart.

Oran MorE Festival at the Byre

  • 4 stars

Oran Mor bring four plays to the Byre for a wee festival of theatre. Showing this year are 'Ae Fond Kiss' by Anne Marie di Mambro, 'Excuse My Dust' by Terry Wale, 'Tir Nan Og' by Dave Anderson and 'A Walk in the Park' by Dave Anderson.

Tir Nan Og & A Walk in the Park Double Bill

'Tir Nan Og' is the story of a Scottish exile in a quest for the realm of eternal youth. In 'A Walk in the Park' an old man goes into the park and meets a variety of characters who lead him to a greater understanding of life's losses and possibilities. Part of Oran Mor's famous 'A Play, A Pie and a Pint' series.

Ae Fond Kiss and Excuse My Dust

  • 4 stars

Double bill of two of the most successful shows from Oran Mor's 'A Play, A Pie and A Pint' seasons. 'Ae Fond Kiss', starring Libby McArthur (from 'River City') follows a young man's first appearance with a prostitute, while 'Excuse My Dust' delves into the life of Dorothy Parker, New York's most celebrated party guest.


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