The Origins of Ivor Punch

Produced by A Play, A Pie and A Pint, Òran Mór / Presented by Traverse Theatre By Colin MacIntyre
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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 either a pint of beer, 125ml glass of house wine, regular glass of Pepsi, Diet Pepsi, lemonade or orange juice, or cup of filter coffee or tea
  • A vibrant mix of themes, characters and stories
  • Lunchtime and evening performances
  • Easily digestible 50-min play packages

Explore the full season of A Play, A Pie and A Pint at the Traverse.

Image: Leslie Black


  • WriterColin MacIntyre
  • DirectorStuart Hepburn
  • Assistant to the DirectorJohn Murdo MacAulay
  • DesignersJonathan Scott & Gemma Patchett
  • Sound DesignerAndy Cowan
  • Lighting DesignersRoss Kirkland & Chris Reilly
  • CastAndrew John Tait, Tom McGovern, Eva Traynor

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