A Play, A Pie and A Pint: The Origins of Ivor Punch

Based on the Edinburgh International First Book Award-winning novel The Letters of Ivor Punch by musician and author Colin MacIntyre, it explores mythology and how it washes up against faith.

A Play, A Pie and A Pint: The Origins of Ivor Punch

About A Play, A Pie and A Pint: The Origins of Ivor Punch

Produced by A Play, A Pie and A Pint, Òran Mór
Presented by the Traverse Theatre

A popular feature of the Traverse programme, A Play, A Pie and A Pint, Òran Mór returns with six new plays to light up your lunchtime. Ticket includes a pie and a drink.

The Origins of Ivor Punch
By Colin MacIntyre
Tue 7 – Sat 11 May, 1pm; Fri 10 May, 7pm

Based on the Edinburgh International First Book Award-winning novel The Letters of Ivor Punch by musician and author Colin MacIntyre (Mull Historical Society). Set in the present day and in the 1860’s on a remote Scottish island (based on the isle of Mull) that is about to give up its secrets, it explores mythology and how it washes up against faith.

Ticket includes:

A play, a pie and a pint of beer/125ml glass of house wine or a regular glass of Pepsi, Diet Pepsi, lemonade, orange juice, filter coffee or tea
A vibrant mix of themes, characters and stories
Lunchtime and evening performances
Easily digestible 50-min play packages

Venue: T2

Age recommendation: 14+

Image by Leslie Black

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