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Announcing How To Build Your Own Theatre!
To celebrate what would have been the opening night of the Pitlochry Festival Theatre’s 2020 season, Friday 22 May - and the 69th anniversary of the acclaimed Perthshire theatre opening up as a Tent Theatre, in 1951 - the venue are offering families a fun-filled, illustrated, online book to help...
Read more 29/05/2020
BBC Radio 3 to première Adventures with the Painted People
A new play by David Greig, Adventures with the Painted People, originally commissioned by Pitlochry Festival Theatre as part of the theatre’s 2020 season, and now a BBC ARTS – Culture in Quarantine, BBC Radio 3, Naked Productions, Pitlochry Festival Theatre in association with The Royal Lyceum Edinburgh production, is...
Read more 07/05/2020
UPDATE 18.10 16 March: Pitlochry Festival Theatre closes to the public
Hello everyone, PFT is reaching out. Following current advice, the Theatre will close temporarily. We will deliver our 2020 Summer Season.  
Read more 10/03/2020
Barefoot Cast talk love, romance… and being spontaneous!
Ahead of the first Spring production opening at Pitlochry Festival Theatre next week, 12 March, 7pm, stars of the show took time out to answer quick questions around the themes in Neil Simon’s Barefoot in the Park: “What’s your most romantic memory?”, “Do opposites attract?” and, “What’s the most spontaneous...
Read more 03/03/2020
Musical Madness and Big Band Swing at Pitlochry
Pitlochry Festival Theatre offers further two special concerts this weekend, 28 and 29 February with, hot from theatreland, Mad About Musicals, and regular, sell-out Pitlochry favourites, Pasadena Roof Orchestra, both at 7pm.
Read more 25/02/2020
Dance onto the stage at Pitlochry
After an acclaimed stage performance of North and South last year, Pitlochry Festival Theatre is once again on the hunt for community cast to join the professionals on stage this coming Summer Season. And this year, the theatre is looking for you to get your dancing shoes on and join...
Read more 21/02/2020
Pitlochry Festival Theatre mourns the passing of John Durnin
Staff at Pitlochry Festival Theatre have been greatly saddened to learn that the wonderful director, John Durnin, passed away on Sunday.
Read more 18/02/2020
Double-concert whammy at Pitlochry
Pitlochry Festival Theatre offers a two concerts weekend 21 and 22 February, with Thank You For The Music – The Ultimate Tribute to ABBA, and drop into the Grand Ole Opry with Islands In The Stream and the music of Dolly Parton and Kenny Rogers both at 7pm.
Read more 17/02/2020
Doddie fills Winter Words Launch with laughter
As the 16th annual Winter Words Festival kicked off a fantastic first day at Pitlochry Festival Theatre on Thursday, 13 February, one of Scotland’s best-loved treasures, rugby fan-favourite, and something of a national legend, Doddie Weir, brought the house down with laughter in a packed auditorium, and filled out the...
Read more 13/02/2020
Poetry Competition launches at Winter Words
Pitlochry Festival Theatre are delighted to announce the launch of the 2020 Poetry Competition for Shades of Tay, in partnership with John Muir Trust and sponsored by The Highland Book Prize, 3.30pm Saturday, 15 February.
Read more 07/02/2020
Trio of concerts weekend at Pitlochry
Pitlochry Festival Theatre offers a bumper crop of concerts this coming weekend, 6-8 February, with Big Girls Don’t Cry, celebrating the music of Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons, Masters of the House, a feast of well-loved songs from the movies, musicals and more, followed by a journey through the songs and...
Read more 03/02/2020
Full Cast announced for Barefoot In The Park
For the very first time, The Lyceum and Pitlochry Festival Theatre join together to present Neil Simon’s joyful comedy Barefoot In The Park – about love, life and living together - and are thrilled to announce a superb cast for this first collaboration. 
Read more 27/01/2020
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