Pitlochry Festival Theatres is a must-visit attraction in the heart of Scotland, offering a unique theatrical experience throughout the summer months. The much-loved theatre will once again be running a summer season for 2019, that is packed full of six excellent shows in its daily repertoire.
For six days a week, different theatrical performances will take to the stage to wow tourists and locals alike. No other theatre in the UK attempts such a challenge, making the Pitlochry Festival Theatres Summer Season a unique and extraordinary experience. Audiences can enjoy one of the six shows or have a week packed full of dramatic excellence by attending every performance of the week.
The Summer programme runs from the 24th May through to the 5th October with these six wonderful shows will take the stage in Scotland:
Take the journey of Pitlochry bus driver Don, as he whisks his colleagues away for a trip to sunny Athens on a borrowed bus. A feel-good musical based on one of the most popular movies from the 60s.
BLITHE SPIRIT by Noël Coward
A mischievous comedy that follows the story of a celebrated and charming novelist. Charles Condomine invites a local eccentric and medium into his home for a séance in an attempt to research his new book. The trouble that ensues as the ghost of his first wife appears makes for a high-spirited and inventive comedy.
THE CRUCIBLE by Arthur Miller
A recreation of Arthur Miller’s 1953 play that is known as one of the most powerful pieces from 20th-century theatre. This masterpiece still resonates today and reveals the tale of young women of Salem who spend their time conjuring spirits in the forest.
BLONDE BOMBSHELLS OF 1943 By Alan Plater
Based on Judi Dench’s BAFTA-winning TV film, this play is a beautiful live vocal and musical performance. Featuring much-loved hits by The Andrew Sisters, Glenn Miller, George Formby and many more.
HERITAGE by Nicola McCartney
Heritage first took the stage in 1998 and is a poetic and poignant exploration of identity, love, tribalism and the need to truly belong somewhere.
NORTH AND SOUTH by Elizabeth Gaskell, adapted by Janys Chambers
Following the life of a determined vicar’s daughter who grew up in rural southern England and is relocated to a northern factory town. Margaret is thrown into a whole new way of life in this timely adaptation of a 19th-century novel.