Monday, May 16, 2011

A Play A Pie and A Pint







Welcome to the Top Table

at the wedding of





Craig Ledbetter






Michelle Munro




at Oran Mor



Master of Ceremonies

Father of the Bride

Maid of Honour

Best Man


David MacLennan

Sandy Munro

Shilpa Chopra

Ross Munro

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Rob Drummond (Writer) Rob's most recent theatre credits include Sixteen (Arches Theatre Festival, April 2008), Bullet Catch (Behaviour festival, May 2009), Hunter(National Theatre of Scotland and Frantic Assembly's Transform Caithness projectMr Write (St Stephen's, Edinburgh Fringe 2009, presented by the Arches and the NTS), Post Show (Arches Live!, September 2009) Allotment (Govan Shopping Centre, NTS new work)and Rob Drummond: Wrestling, at the Arches, winner of a Vital Spark Award.Rob won the Arches Award for Stage Directors in 2008 and has since gone on to Assistant Direct Andy Arnold's production of Defender of the Faith at the Tron and become the National Theatre of Scotland's inaugural Writer on Attachment. In 2008 Rob was also selected for the Playwrights' Studio Scotland's mentoring scheme under the mentorship of Douglas Maxwell. In 2009, Rob was employed as a dramturg, director, writer and performer by the NTS. Rob was one of three winners of the Tron's Open Stage Playwrighting competition for 2010 and also one of the three winners of the BBC Scotland Write Here Write Now sitcom competition. In 2011 Rob wrote, performed and directed his critically acclaimed show Rob Drummond: Wrestling. He currently has open commissions for the NTS and the Traverse. His modern retelling of the Passion will be showing in George Square in October.


David Overend (Director) Directing credits include A Work on ProgressMidland Streetand Underneath the Arches (TheArches), PostshowDemises and The Gyntish Self (Liars) and Salome (Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts). David is also Lecturer in Performance at the University of the West of Scotland and visiting tutor at RADA. He recently collaborated with the University of Glasgow and the Arches to complete a practice-as-research PhD.


Ross Allan (Ross Munro) trained at QMUC. Theatre credits include: Decky Does a Bronco and Fierce: An Urban Myth for Grid Iron Theatre Company. The Miracle Manand Empty for the National Theatre Scotland. Snow White of the Seven DeWharffs,Sleeping Beauty and Rudolf for MacRobert Theatre Stirling. Gagarin Way for Theatre Royal Bath and Elf Analysis for Oran Mor. T.V credits include: Taggart and Rebus for STV/SMG,  Still Game for Comedy Unit and Me Too! for Cbeebies/Tattiemoon Productions.


Rebecca Benson (Michelle Munro) will graduate from the RSAMD this July and will be working with the National Theatre of Scotland in Edinburgh this August. This is her first time performing for Oran Mor. Previous theatre credits include: Little Otik, and 365. Previous film includes : You Instead


Callum Cuthbertson (Sandy Munro) has previously appeared at Oran Mor in  Quartet, Cinderella, Rain, The Shoemaker's Wonderful WifeRaspberry and Bunnies. He has worked with many leading Scottish theatre companies, including NTS, Traverse, Tron, Dundee Rep, 7;84, Tag, Suspect Culture, Citizens, And The Arches. T.V. includes High Road, Ruffian Hearts, Rab C. Nesbitt, Rockface, Strathblair, Legit, Empty, Dear Green Place, Still Game, Gary; Tank Commander. Film includes Breaking The Waves, How High The Castle Walls, Grockle Dance, At The End Of The Sentence. Callum is also the lead singer/songwriter with Glasgow band Plywood.


Anna Nierobisz (Assistant Director) completed an Acting course at Stow College and continued her education at the University of West of Scotland where she graduated from Performance course. Her recent credits as an actress include Like Tron Theatre,Case Histories which will be broadcast on BBC One in mid 2011, a part in a short filmLast Orders screened during Glasgow Film Festival, and roles in music videos for Lonely Boy and Unsinkable Boxer. It is now the second time she works as assistant director at Oran Mor, as previously she assisted Nicola McCartney in directing Bunniesby Kieran Lynn.  


Patrick McGurn has worked extensively in film and television for the last ten years, including documentaries, commercials and pop promos as well as feature films.  He has worked over 80 plays at Oran Mor over the last six seasons.


Kirsten Hogg is a set and costume designer who graduated from the RSAMD in 2008. Kirsten was selected to be in the Collaborations Team to take part in the Prague Quadrennial Design Festival in June 07. She was also chosen to be part of the Hotel Bloom project in Brussels in 2009 as an artist. As a designer her credits include Scotland During the Blitz and Puss in Boots (Hopscotch Theatre company), Fire Safety Show andGame Over (Kickstart Theatre Company), Bad King Wencaslas  (Wee Stories), Elysian Fields  (Glasgay Festival), We were… In Development  and We were… In a Café (We Were Here) and Hidden (Vanishing Point & RSAMD).


Next week's play is I Heart Maths by James Ley, featuring Michael Gray, Isabelle Jossand Matthew McVarish.

A Play A Pie and A Pint is supported by the National Theatre of Scotland.

Images and details are attached for this week's play at Oran Mor's Lunchtime Theatre. Further details can be found at Leslie Black Photography

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