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In memoriam: Maggi Lindsay
PFT is in mourning today for our dear friend and colleague, the wonderful Maggi Lindsay, who passed away yesterday after a short illness. Maggi worked at PFT as a Stage Manager and Deputy Stage Manager for over twenty years and was back with us again in March to start rehearsals...
Read more 28/06/2017
Four… Three… Two… One… It’s Bowie Time At Pitlochry
Get ready for the ultimate tribute to legendary pop icon David Bowie this Sunday 2 July (8pm) at Pitlochry Festival Theatre.
Read more 26/06/2017
Actor’s ageing challenge in Barrie’s Mary Rose
Part of the challenge (and thrill!) for any actor who is part of a Summer Season at Pitlochry Festival Theatre, is to simultaneously rehearse multiple shows and then to perform multiple parts, in multiple shows, in an ever changing daily rotation! It’s a task most actors relish, perhaps none more so...
Read more 20/06/2017
Talented trio return to Pitlochry!
This Sunday 18 June (8pm), Three Broads & A Piano make their highly aniticipated return to the Theatre in the Hills following their début performance at the Theatre last year.
Read more 15/06/2017
Ayckbourn comedy is fourth show to open at Pitlochry Festival Theatre
After last year’s rip-roaring Damsels In Distress trilogy, fans of Alan Ayckbourn, one of Britain’s - and PFT’s - most popular playwrights, will be delighted with the news that one of his greatest plays from the last fifty years Absurd Person Singular will open this Thursday 15 June with two...
Read more 13/06/2017
Award-winning Harpist to play Pitlochry début concert
Founder member of The Furrow Collective, The Emily Portman Trio and The Shee, singer and harpist Rachel Newton will play Pitlochry Festival Theatre on Sunday 11 June, 8pm. Featuring RANT’s Lauren MacColl on fiddle and Mattie Foulds on percussion, Rachel’s trio will delight lovers of fine Scots and Gaelic music.
Read more 08/06/2017
People to open at Pitlochry
People - the third show to open in as many weeks at Pitlochry Festival Theatre (PFT) - is a brilliant, moving and entertaining comedy about home and the heritage industry.
Read more 06/06/2017
PERFORMING ARTS DUO RETURN TO CHILL AND INSPIRE!
The renowned, highly talented acting duo Isosceles Theatre return to Pitlochry Festival Theatre this weekend with two very different plays.
Read more 01/06/2017
Mary Rose: J.M. Barrie’s timeless classic opens this week at PFT
J.M. Barrie’s hauntingly beautiful play was first seen at PFT in 1951 - the very first Summer Season at the Theatre in the Hills – starring a young Joss Ackland and his wife-to-be, Rosemary Kirkcaldy.  Another production of Barrie's ghost story appeared at PFT a decade later in 1961, but...
Read more 29/05/2017
PFT Season Opens This Weekend
Performers, musicians, creative and production teams, Front of House staff – in fact, everyone at Pitlochry Festival Theatre - are in the final stages of preparation for the opening of the 2017 Summer Season this Friday 26 May at 8pm, when Cole Porter`s scintillating musical masterpiece High Society launches the...
Read more 22/05/2017
Pitlochry Festival Theatre Applauds CATS Nomination for Trilogy Actress
Pitlochry Festival Theatre (PFT) is delighted that Gemma McElhinney has been nominated in the Best Actress category of the Critics' Awards for Theatre in Scotland (CATS) for her three roles in PFT's production of Alan Ayckbourn's Damsels In Distress trilogy, which formed part of the 2016 Summer Season.
Read more 18/05/2017
Announcing the Directors and Designers
Pitlochry Festival Theatre (PFT) is pleased to announce the creative teams for their 2017 Summer Season.
Read more 17/05/2017
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