Singer, musician and actress, was born and brought up near the Border town of
Gretna, and now lives in the inspirationally beautiful Yarrow Valley in the
She studied music at Napier College, Edinburgh before
graduating from the RSAMD (Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama).
is a member of Equity, has broadcast regularly on radio and television,
and is in constant demand for concert performances, weddings,
Burns Suppers etc. and has appeared frequently with the Rowan Tree
Company in all the Borders Festivals, throughout the U.K. and
Africa and Canada.
(both formerly with Rowan Tree Company) are
continuing to carry out independent acting contracts and are preparing a
programme for use in corporate and after
dinner entertainment using the company name of IDEOMS. They have
recently been involved in a play written by John called Crossfire. This
play was premiered at the Edinburgh Fringe in 2005 and was widely
seen in south Scotland during a
10 venue tour under the auspices of
Yarrow Events Trust and with financial assistance from Awards for
All, Scottish Borders Council and The Glen Cafe St. Mary's Loch in
IDEOMS continue with various projects including Mungo Park (the Borders
Explorer who travelled to Africa to ascertain the outflow of the Niger) and
along with Lucy Cowan and Colin Turnbull they will delight guests at their
unconventional "Not Another Burns Supper" in Peebles, Melrose, Bowhill Ashkirk
and St. Mary's Loch in the upcoming Burns season.
She has just launched her latest CD "Next Time
on the Big Sky Label.
Together with Ian Lowthian, she has also developed a French and Blues
programme which has already been performed to great acclaim at several venues.