Writing for The Page

  • Granny and Grandpa – Poem  – Charles Causley Trust
  • What I Love About Jazz – Poem – Chasing Clouds/Dirigible Balloon
  • Adelfine of the East Neuk – Short Story – The Saltbush Review (Australia)
  • When Santa Went Out One Halloween – Poem – The Caterpillar (Ireland)
  • Samuel Johnson’s Dictionary – (Poem) Shaping the World Anthology  – Pan MacMillan
  • Various Editorials – Causeway/Cabhsair Magazine of Irish & Scottish Writing – Aberdeen University Press
  • Lions and Tigers and Bears – Poem – Pendemic
  • Sixty Seven – StAnza Poetry Map of Scotland
  • Blessed Assurance – Novel – Vagabond Voices – September
  • A Puddock Turnt Intae Queen Margaret Drive – Poem – The Curlew
  • Tapselteerie Day –  Poem – Scots Language Centre
  • A Cat is Not for Christmas – Poem – The Caterpillar
  • Visiting Time (Editor) – An Anthology of Prison Writing – Vagabond Voices
  • Bedtime Stories for Beginners –  Creative Writing in Prison – Words Work Well
  • Nuff  – Short Story – Gutter Magazine
  • Goats On The Roof  – Short Story –  Gutter Magazine
  • Mibbly – Short Story  Days Like These – Luath Press
  • Therapist – Monologue – I Confess – Caipercaillie  Press
  • Last Train – Monologue – I Confess – Caipercaillie Press
  • Various Articles – Culture City Magazine
  • Various Articles – Scottish Universal Newspapers

Writing for Performance

  • Another Nice Mess – The Southside Group/ The Occasion
  • Yoyo and the Little Auk – Visible Fictions / RSNO (Royal Scottish National Orchestra)
  • Fiddlers’ Close –  Solo Work – Photo/Audio
  • Sherlock Holmes & The Speckled Band – Theatre Sans Frontiers
  • Three French Hens – Visible Fictions
  • Instamatic – The Occasion / Khursheed Ali (New Delhi)
  • A Soup Song – National Theatre of Scotland
  • Granny & Grandpa – Visible Fictions
  • The Monster and Mary Shelley – The Occasion (fka Benchtours) – Scottish Tour
  • A Thousand and One Antarctic Nights – HMP Shotts
  • The Taking of Zena Charbonne – The Occasion (fka Benchtours) – Scottish Tour
  • Tick One Box – Ankur Productions / CCA –
  • Fantoosh – Canny Productions
  • The Forgotten Orchard – (co-creator) Eco Drama
  • One Straight Line – A Play A Pie & A Pint
  • To A Bard – Paragon Ensemble
  • Therapist – I Confess – The Arches Theatre
  • Last Train – I Confess – The Arches Theatre
  • Robert Burns Celtic Complex – The Arches Theatre
  • The Tall Ship – Greenock Tall Ship Festival
  • Ranters, Lovers, Chanters – Scottish Folk Ensemble 
  • The Dark Room – For Your Pleasure/ The Arches Theatre
  • Preacher Man – British Council / Kwacha Troupe – Malawi /Zambia/Tanzania
  • Noah Part 1 & 2 – Theatre Urubaru – Tour of Finland / Sweden
  • Which? – Which Theatre Co –  North of England Tour

Other Writing Platforms

  • Once Upon a Time in Cowal: Argyll Storytelling Festival
  • WayWORD Book Festival, Aberdeen – Reading
  • Scottish PEN – Prison Workshops
  • Once Upon a Time  – Collaboration with Skye Loneragan, Cranhill ESOL, Glasgow Life
  • Edinburgh International Book Festival -Author Event  (cancelled due to Covid-19)
  • Aye Write Book Festival Glasgow- Author Event (cancelled due to Covid-19)
  • Uxbridge Book Festival, London – Author Event
  • HMP Barlinnie, HMP Dumfries, HMP Low Moss – Scottish Book Trust, Live Literature event
  • Waterstones Books, Glasgow – Author Event
  • Blackwell’s Bookshop, Aberdeen – Author Event
  • Poems for Rebel Children – Scottish Book Trust , Live Literature
  • New Christmas Poems – Friends of the River Kelvin
  • New Children’s Poems – Kibble Palace, Botanic Gardens
  • New Poems & Stories – The Story Garden
  • Gutter Magazine – Live Literature at Tchai-Ovna
  • Poems for Children – The Poetry Post Box – Botanic Garden Glasgow
  • Various Stories – Contributing artist – Snowball – Reeling & Writhing
  • Various Poems – Freight Poetry  – Tchai Ovna
  • Various Songs – Christmas shows – The Arches
  • Poems for Children – SPT Bard on Board (with John Rice)
  • Toast To The Lassies – A Leonard Cohen Supper – Vital Synz Poetry Soc
  • Various Articles and Reviews – Culture City Magazine
  • Various Local News  – Scottish Universal Newspapers
  • Scurrilous News Reports – Tent Peg Telegraph

Selected Stage Acting Credits:

Reader – Three French Hens, Visible Fictions, Stewart Ennis
Reader – Granny & Grandpa, Visible Fictions., Douglas Irvine,
Reader – Instamatic, The Occasion (Glasgow/New Delhi), Stewart Ennis
Joseph, The Virgin Father, Tinderbox (Belfast), Michael Duke
Robert Burns, Cup O’ Kindness, Paragon, Ninian Perry
Myself, Tick One Box, Ankur Productions, Stewart Ennis
The Ghillie, Fantoosh, Canny Productions, Mark Saunders
Grandad, The Lost Orchard, Eco Drama, Emily Reid
Gepetto, Pinoccio, The Arches, Glasgow, Andy Arnold
Performer, Snowball, Reeling & Writhing, Tim Nunn
Joseph, The Virgin Father, Tinderbox (Belfast), Michael Duke
The Researcher, Sussurrus, Fire Exit, David Leddy
The American, The Roof, National Theatre of Scotland, John Tiffany
Robert Burns, To A Bard, Paragon Ensemble, Ninian Perry
Dad, Hannah and Harvey, Reeling and Writhing, Katherine Morley
Mr Grimes, The Water Babies, The Arches, Andy Arnold
Grandad, Upstairs and In The Attic, GIANT, Katrina Caldwell
Narrator/Father, Hansel And Gretel, The Arches, Andy Arnold
2006 Wilhelm Geyer, My Dark Sky, Reeling And Writhing, Katherine Morley
Ratmir, The Emperors Opera, Benchtours, Pete Clerke
Storyteller, The Selfish Giant, The Arches, Andy Arnold
Malik, Zlata’s Diary, Communicado, Gerry Mulgrew
Paul Sheldon, Misery, Rapture, Michael Emans
The Storyteller, The Little Mermaid, The Arches, Andy Arnold
Bear/Father, The Bear/The Proposal, Benchtours, Pete Clerke
Lopakhin, The Cherry Orchard, Benchtours, Gerry Mulgrew
McCrindle, Accidental Death Of An Accordionist, Highlands, Mark Saunders
Dr Korczak, Dr Korczak’s Example, TAG, James Brining
Andrew, How Many Miles To Babylon, Benchtours, Pete Clerke
Robert Burns, Robert Burns Celtic Complex, For Your Pleasure, John Cobb
Azdak, The Caucasian Chalk Circle, Benchtours, Pete Clerke
The Photographer, The Dark Room, For Your Pleasure, John Cobb
Quesada, Carnivali, Benchtours, Pete Brooks
MC, The End Of Part One, The Arches, Andy Arnold
Robert Burns, Robert Burns Is Out To Lunch, Scottish International, Hugh Lochlan
Craig, Observe The Sons Of Ulster Marching Towards, DundeeRep, Michael Duke
Robert Burns, Burns For Breakfast, Scottish International, Hugh Loghlan
Galileo, Limbo, Benchtours, Pete Brooks
Mister 2, Peepshow, Benchtours, Pete Brooks
Dr David Livingstone, Preacher Man, British Council Malawi, Chris Hoban
The Emperor, The Nightingale, Hullabulloo Theatre, Chris Craig
Rashid Khalifa, Haroun And The Sea Of Stories, Benchtours, John Cobb
Stigmata, Ship of Fools, Benchtours, Magdalena Schamberger
Don Quixote, The Death of Don Quixote, Benchtours, Peter Clerke
Veronica, Don’t Look Down, Benchtours, Pete Clerke
The Don, Cosy Nostra, Sheep Thrills, Sarah Brignall
Frivolity, The Splitting of Latham, Benchtours, Peter Clerke
Bouffon  It’s a Boy, Theatre Bouffon, Peter Clerke
Bouffon, Exodus, Theatre Bouffon, Pete Clerke
Valentin, Kiss of The Spiderwoman, Theatre Workshop, Pete Clerke
The Trash Goblin, Wild Garden Adventure, Fablevision, Liz Gardner
Andrew, Consent, Roughcast/Tron, Ashley Hutchens
Witchfinder, Witch Hunt, Fablevision, Liz Gardner
Louis Riel,  A Scottish Reservation, Fablevision, Liz Gardner
Hod, The Vanish, Fablevision, Liz Gardner,
The Photographer, Muckle’s Toatie McWonders, Fablevision, Bertie Scott
Estragon, Waiting for Godot, Shares Theatre,  Norah Robertson


  • Aberdeen University / Curtin University, Western Australia  – PhD in Creative Writing.
  • Glasgow Caledonian University:  MA TV Fiction Writing (Distinction)
  • The Open University BA (Hons) Humanities with Literature (1st Class)
  • The Open University Diploma Creative Writing (Distinction)
  • Darpana Academy, India  Indian Performance Foundation
  • Ecole Philippe Gaulier: Devised Theatre
  • East 15 Acting School:Post Graduate Diploma in Acting

Awards and Scholarships

  • Aberdeen-Curtin Alliance Scholarship (Scotland/Australia)
  • Creative Scotland Writers Bursary
  • Glasgow Caledonian University, MA Graduate of the Year Award
  • Anne McManus & Eileen Gallagher (SHED Media) Scholarship
  • Ignite Award:  Playwrights Studio Scotland
  • Scottish Arts Council:  Darpana Academy Travel Bursary

Other Work Experience

  • Editor, Causeway/Cabhsair Magazine, Aberdeen University Press
  • Editor, Visiting Time, Anthology of Prison Writing.
  • Creative Writing & Drama Tutor at HMP Shotts
  • Specialist Advisor in Drama for Scottish Arts Council
  • Performance Reviewer for National Council for Drama Training.
  • Outside Assessor – Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama
  • International School Theatre Association (ISTA) Tutor
  • Researcher in Racism for Glasgow University & Strathclyde Police
  • Journalist for Culture City Magazine
  • Trained as General Nurse at Royal Alexandra Infirmary, Paisley.
  • Journalist for Scottish Universal Newspapers


  • Fiddlers’ Close – Solo Work/ Creative Scotland
  • The Peabody Chronicles – The Occasion / Southside Group
  • InstamaticThe Occasion – Street & Performance Photographs
  • Celtic Connections – BBC Alba – Performance Photographs
  • Glasgow Life/Ward 18/ Tramway – Documentary & Video
  • Faber & Faber / A Letter to Louis – Cover Art
  • Lady Salsa –  Havana, Cuba     Documentary & Production stills.
  • Preacher Man – Malawi, East Africa , Documentary & Production Stills
  • Vagabond Voices – Author Book Jacket  Portraits & Video/Still Documentary
  • Q Poetics – Commonwealth Games 2015 – Documentary stills /video
  • International Workshop Festival – Manipur, India – Documentary stills
  • Theatre – Production & Publicity – various theatre productions
  • Portraits – Actors head shots – various
  • Music – Album cover stills for Annie Grace. Alyth McCormack, Ali McCrae, Blue Flint & others


  • The Poetry Post Box:  Permanent ceramic  installation in Glasgow Botanic Gardens.
  • Intergenerational Mentoring: Strathclyde University/Knightswood Primary School.

Links To Other Work Related Sites

Actor’s Spotlight Page – Full Acting CV & Other Performance Related Credits

Scottish Book Trust Live LiteratureAuthor page

Playwrights Studio ScotlandPlaywright page

Agent: Lovett Logan Associates – Contact for Most Performance Related Work.