Elspeth is an actor, writer, musician, and founder of Edinburgh-based theatre company, Stoirm Òg. Her first play, The Idiot at the Wall premièred at the Edinburgh Fringe 2012, and went on to tour throughout Scotland in 2013. In 2014-15, Stoirm Òg was the Company in Residence at the Cumbernauld Theatre. Elspeth's play SpectreTown was co-produced by Stoirm Òg and Cumbernauld Theatre for the Edinburgh Fringe 2015, and went on to tour.
Born and raised in Dunfermline, Elspeth trained and worked in London before living in New York for five years. She now lives in Edinburgh.