Creative Team

Ed Robson: Director and Designer

Bal Cooke: Composer

Imogen Toner: Illustrator



Scott Hoatson – Davie Balfour


Scott trained at QMU, Edinburgh

Recent theatre credits include Heartbreak Soup (Empty Space, Newcastle), The Chooky Brae, The Wall – CATS award winner, Best Enselmble (Borderline), A Christmas Carol (Cumbernauld), Romeo and Juliet (Charioteer / Piccolo, Milan), After Mary Rose (Magnetic North), The Lion The Witch and The Wardrobe (Royal Lyceum, Edinburgh), Recovery Position, Self Contained, Oedipus The King(National Theatre Scotland), Comedia Comes to Town (Charioteer) and Aladdin (Brunton Theatre)

Recent TV, Film and Radio includes Case Histories (BBC / Ruby Films), MacMillans Marvelous Motion Machine, Sybil Law (BBC Radio 4 and Radio Scotland), Taggart 100 (STV) and The Wicker Tree (Tressock Films)


Alan Steele – Ebeneezer Balfour

Recent theatre appearances include:

Dr. Angelus, Taking Sides and Henceforth (Pitlochry Festival Theatre), The Weir and the title role in Macbeth (Mull Theatre), Hamlet (Rapture Theatre Co.), The Crucible (TAG Theatre / NTS) and King Lear (Bard in the Botanics)

TV roles include John Knox in BBC’s “The Sword and the Cross“– and he’s done his Taggart and River City!


Peter Callaghan – Alan Breck Stewart


Peter graduated from the RSAMD in 1998 and has worked predominantly in creating Theatre for children and young adults.

Two of his plays are currently touring schools and community venues “Better Late Than Dead On Time” for Road Safety Scotland and “Crush” for the National Children and Young People’s Prevention Network.

Recent acting credits include: Cinderella (Cumbernauld Theatre Co), Tom’s Midnight Garden (Image Musical Theatre), How Not To Live Your Life (BBC 2) and Up There (Wilder Films)