Born in Bridge of Weir. Following a stint as a nurse & a journalist, he trained in theatre & for 27 years has worked as writer, actor, director, teacher & occasional songwriter with some of Scotland's best theatre companies. He has created work throughout Europe, India, East Africa & Cuba. In 1990, he co-founded award winning Benchtours, co-creating most of their UK & European touring shows up until 2005.
In 2005 he was a recipient of a Playwrights' Studio, Scotland IGNITE Award and, in 2010, received a scholarship from SHED Media to study an MA in TV Fiction at Glasgow Caledonian University.
He has had several short stories published, most recently in Gutter Mag.
His plays include Which?, Noah Part 1 & 2, The Dark Room, Robert Burns' Celtic Complex, Therapist, Last Train, One Straight Line, The Forgotten Orchard, Fantoosh, Tick One Box, The Taking of Zena Charbonne.
He is currently creative writing tutor at HM Prison Shotts & HMP Corntonvale.