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Announcing a new Playwriting Group for writers in Perth and Kinross!
Applications are now open to join the Perthshire Plays Playwriting Group. The creation of the Group follows consultation with writers at a New Writing Open Day at Perth Theatre in November.
Read more 05/12/2019
2020 Season announced for Pitlochry Festival Theatre
Pitlochry’s 2020 Season, announced today, is a great blend of new work from leading Scottish writers, timeless favourites and an extraordinary Broadway Musical.
Read more 02/12/2019
A Christmas Carol opens in Pitlochry
It’s time to Deck The Halls, now the long-awaited festive show, A Christmas Carol has burst onto the stage at Pitlochry Festival Theatre over the weekend, in a trumpet call of live music, traditional carols, a maze of Christmas trees and some ghostly goings on!
Read more 26/11/2019
Pitlochry School Christmas Carol Poster Competition Winners!
Pitlochry Festival Theatre enlisted the help of young designers from Pitlochry Primary School to create wonderfully colourful and striking posters for the much-anticipated, festive show, A Christmas Carol, which opened Thursday, 21 November.
Read more 22/11/2019
Young cast banish ‘Bah Humbug!’ from Pitlochry Christmas
Pitlochry Festival Theatre reveal an incredibly talented young cast will, this year, be taking central parts in A Christmas Carol, along with the professional company. 
Read more 18/11/2019
Stage and screen-star, Colin McCredie talks on being Scrooged!
As rehearsals got well underway for Isobel McArthur’s new adaptation of A Christmas Carol at Pitlochry Festival Theatre - opening Thursday, 21 November, 7pm - star of stage, and both large and small screens, Colin McCredie, took time out to talk to us about finding his inner Scrooge!
Read more 11/11/2019
A Christmas Carol: Cast Announcement
We are delighted to reveal the cast for our festive feel-good tale A Christmas Carol which opens Thursday, 21 November, 7pm. Playing the pivotal role of Scrooge is Perthshire acting legend Colin McCredie. Colin is best known for playing D.C Fraser in over 75 episodes of Taggart for STV. He...
Read more 04/11/2019
Pitlochry Hosts BBC TV's Breaking The News
Pitlochry Festival Theatre is excited to be hosting Breaking the News, the multi-award winning topical comedy panel show, which will be filming there next Thursday, 7 November 3pm, in the auditorium. Tickets are FREE and can be reserved on the BBC website here. Please note they cannot be booked through the...
Read more 31/10/2019
Pitlochry supports Perthshire Play-writers Group launch
Perthshire Plays, a joint initiative by Pitlochry Festival Theatre, Horsecross Arts, Birnam Arts and Playwrights' Studio, Scotland, is looking forward to welcoming potential Perth and Kinross play-writers to a FREE day of writing events at Perth Theatre, this Saturday, 2 November, 12-5pm.
Read more 30/10/2019
Pitlochry Autumn show, Faith Healer Opens
As the leaves fall and the trees turn for a stunning vista in Highland Perthshire –throwing a dramatic backdrop for Pitlochry Festival Theatre - there comes a spellbinding masterpiece from one of Ireland’s greatest playwrights, Brian Friel, with Faith Healer which opened, Thursday 17 October.
Read more 18/10/2019
Tour in place for Pitlochry’s ‘Magnificent’ Production
Brian Friel’s tender masterpiece, Faith Healer, opening at Pitlochry Festival Theatre next week (17 Oct to 3 Nov) is to tour the Highlands and Islands, it has been announced.
Read more 11/10/2019
Pitlochry secures top TV trio for Autumn show
Brian Friel’s tender masterpiece Faith Healer is Pitlochry Festival Theatre’s Autumn production (17 Oct to 3 Nov). Directed by the award-winning Artistic Director Elizabeth Newman, the show features three familiar faces from the world of Television.
Read more 03/10/2019
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