Company Profiles

Ewan Somers

Ewan trained at the Royal Central School of Speech and Drama. He was the recipient of the 2015 Glasgow Citizens Theatre Actor Internship and the 2016 Dundee Rep Graduate Scheme.

Theatre credits include: Clunk (Visible Fictions), Spuds (Sleeping Warrior Theatre), Macbeth (Queen’s Theatre, Hornchurch), This Girl Laughs, This Girl Cries, This Girl Does Nothing (Stellar Quines), Cyrano de Bergerac (NTS/Citizens Theatre/Royal Lyceum), Macbeth (Stafford Gatehouse), Faithful Ruslan: The Story of a Guard Dog (Belgrade Theatre and Glasgow Citizens Theatre), Travels With My Aunt, Rapunzel, Lot and His God and Lanark (Glasgow Citizens Theatre), All My Sons, Much Ado About Nothing (Ian Charleson Award nomination), Love Song, Little Red and the Wolf and Witness for the Prosecution (Dundee Rep), Tomorrow (Vanishing Point, International Tour), Cinderella, Oh Yes We Are!, Snow White and the Seven Dames, Aladdin and Sinbad (Perth Theatre) and Dick McWhittington (Perth Concert Hall).

Screen credits include: Granite Harbour (BBC), The Princess Switch: Switched Again (Netflix), Outlander (Sony/Starz/Leftbank).

Grahame Gardner

In a former life as head of lighting for Scottish Ballet, Grahame designed many shows, including Balanchine’s Scotch Symphony and Who Cares?, and Peter Darrell’s Prisoners, Cheri, and Carmen. Subsequently, he has designed lighting for many companies including Scottish Dance Theatre, Claire Cunningham, Ulster Youth Dance, Tabula Rasa, Company Chordelia, Cryptic, Janice Parker, Paragon Ensemble, Scottish Opera, The Waterboys, National Theatre of Scotland… and Visible Fictions.

Grahame’s other interests include dowsing and geomancy; he is a Past President of the British Society of Dowsers and a regular presenter at international conferences.

Martin McCormick


Martin is a Paisley born actor, playwright and director who now resides in Perthshire. He trained at the RCS, graduating in 2007 from the Acting course. Previously with the National Theatre of Scotland he has performed in Dragon (co-produced with Vox Motus/Tianjin People’s Arts Theatre) and Peer Gynt (co-produced with Dundee Rep and Barbican).

His other theatre credits also include work with the Citizens, Tron, Lyceum, Vox Motus, Visible Fictions, Random Accomplice, Magnetic North, Catherine Wheels, Grid Iron, Play Pie Pint, macrobert, Perth Theatre and Dundee Rep. Martin’s television credits include River City, Shetland, Still Game, Hollyoaks Later and Taggart. His debut National Theatre of Scotland commission as a playwright Ma, Pa and the Little Mouths was co-produced with the Tron Theatre in 2018. Martin’s playwrighting debut, Squash, won Best New Play in 2015 at the Critics Award for Theatre in Scotland- which was produced by Play, Pie, Pint and co-presented by the Traverse.

That same year his short play Potterrow, won the inaugural Scotland Short Play Award (supported by Cumbernauld Theatre/Traverse). He has also had work produced by Traverse (The Day the Pope Emptied Croy), Grid Iron (South Bend), Random Accomplice (co-writer on News Just In) and Play, Pie, Pint (Flo; The First Dance).

He has previously been on the writing team at River City and is currently the resident writer and director for the Howden Park Centre panto in Livingston.