A Play, A Pie & A Pint: The Sweetest Growl

Oran Mor in Glasgow

Monday 7th - Saturday 12th October 2019

Mon 1:00pm til Sat 2:00pm

No age restrictions

2019 marks a very special year for PPP – we will reach the momentous landmark of having produced 500 plays since founder David MacLennan produced the firs

 
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A Play, A Pie & A Pint: The Sweetest Growl on Monday 7th - Saturday 12th October 2019

In the 1950’s, Gorbals-born Mary McGowan was the sensational singer with cult Scottish jazz band The Clyde Valley Stompers and was reckoned by Louis Armstrong to have one of the best voices in the business, even headlining The Cavern Club the night The Beatles made their debut! However, at the height of her fame, The Girl with the Sweetest Growl gave it all up to become a Glasgow housewife. But did she have any regrets? And what prompted her return in middle-age for a triumphant reunion concert in her beloved native city?

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