The Ruling Class
Forbes Masson / Multi-role
Theatre Credits Include:
Associate Artist with RSC and National Theatre of Scotland
The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe – Mr Tumnus (360, Kensington Gardens); Romeo and Juliet –Friar Lawrence; As You Like It – Jacques (RSC – RST, Roundhouse and New York); Morte D’Arthur – Merlin; A Tender Thing – Romeo; The Histories Cycle – Chorus, King Edward, Bagot, Rumour, Alencon; Twelfth Night – Feste; Comedy of Errors – Dromio of Ephesus; Hamlet – Horatio; Macbeth – Porter (RSC), King Lear – Fool (Headlong/Everyman/Young Vic), The Breathing House, Art, Much Ado About Nothing, STIFF (Royal Lyceum, Edinburgh); The Life of Stuff (Donmar Warehouse); Endgame, The Trick is to Keep Breathing, Laurel and Hardy, Dumbstruck, The Real World, Cinzano, Cinderella (Tron Glasgow); Lady in the Dark (Scottish Opera) Richard III (Trafalgar Transformed).
Television Credits Include: Dead Boss, Eastenders, Monarch of the Glen, Hamish Macbeth, No Holds Bard, The Creatives, Red Dwarf, Rab C Nesbitt, 49,000 Steps, The High Life (BBC TV); Young Person’s Guide to Becoming a Rock Star, Paris (C4); My Dead Dad, Taggart, Victor and Barry Take the High Road (STV).
Film Credits Include: Gypsy Woman, The Green Man of Knowledge
Radio Credits Include: McLevy, Arthur Conan Doyle Letters, Pinkerton, Weir of Hermiston
As Writer/Composer – Crackers (Belgrade, Coventry); STIFF (Tron/Royal Lyceum Edinburgh); Mince (Nominated Best Musical 2001 TMA Awards) (Dundee Rep); Jack and the Beanstalk, Cinderella, Aladdie, Weans in the Wood (Tron Glasgow); The Forbes Masson Half Hour (BBC Radio Scotland); Victor and Barry (Assembly Edinburgh Fringe/Donmar Warehouse/Sydney Opera House) ; The High Life (co-writer) (BBC TV)
Cabaret – Victor and Barry (Perrier Award Nominated Cult Comedy Double Act with Alan Cumming – characters were killed off onstage at London Palladium)
Awards Include: Olivier Award – 2009 Best Company Performance (won by entire RSC Histories Ensemble)