Mark McDonnell

Mark trained at Queen Margaret University College, Edinburgh.

Theatre includes: Still Game Live2: Bon Voyage (SSE Hydro) The Crucible (Royal Lyceum, Edinburgh), A Word With Dr Johnson, Sunset Boulevard (Oran Mor), Cinderella (Brunton Theatre) Spare Ribs (Rubber Ear in Cyprus), Death Of A Playboy (Rubber Ear tour of Cyprus), The Little Mermaid (Adam Smith Kirkcaldy), Sleeping Beauty, One Million Tiny Plays About Britain( Citizen’s Theatre), Union, Of Mice And Men, Beauty And The Beast, The Importance Of Being Earnest, Romeo And Juliet, Curse Of The Starving Class, Trumpets And Raspberries (Royal Lyceum Edinburgh), The Bones Boys (Oran Mor), The Sundowe (Eden Court/Cameron MacIntosh),The Little Foxes (Perth Rep); The Merchant Of Venice, Six Black Candles (Winner Best Ensemble C.A.T.S awards), The Breathing House, The Taming Of The Shrew, The Playboy Of The Western World, The Comedy Of Errors, Glengarry glen Ross, The Anatomist (Royal Lyceum Edinburgh);The People Next Door (Traverse Theatre, winner Best Actor Kosovo International Theatre Festival 2004); and many nore…

Television includes: Outlander, Nick Nickleby, Pantocracy, River City, Ideal, Velvet Soup series 1&2, Revolver series 1&2, Stake Out Series 2, Feel The Force, Rebus, Taggart, Rab C Nesbitt, Still Game, Intergalactic Kitchen, Captain Abercromby, Coronation Street and many more

Film includes: Electric Man, Festival, On A Clear Day, St Mathurin’s School For Practical Joking, Cry For Bobo.

Mark has also performed in over 80 dramas for BBC Radio Four. Most recent productions include McLevy: A Matter Of Balance, Tender Is The Night, The Blackhouse, Sullom Voe, The Cat, Hard Boiled Eggs And Nuts,The Dead Hour, A Second Life, Rebus: Black And Blue, McLevy: To Keep Him Honest, An Expert In Murder, The Magician’s Daughter, and The Name Of The Rose.
And lots of work for Big Finish productions, in their Doctor Who, Dalek Empire, Cyberman and 2000AD: Strontium Dogs ranges.

Mark is also a writer.

Showreel/Voicereel

Featured News

Turns Of The Tide – A Play, A Pie, and A Pint

Date posted: 19th Nov 2018

This week’s Play, Pie and Pint at Oran Mor is Lynn Ferguson’s Turns Of The Tide and features BAA’s Mark McDonnell. Sisters, Sandy and Rose claim to be identical in almost…Read More

Breakfast Plays: YOUTHQUAKE – Traverse Theatre

Date posted: 3rd Aug 2018

World premiere youthquake noun A significant cultural, political or social change arising from the actions or influence of young people. Three young Scottish playwrights from the Traverse Young Writers’ group join…Read More

All the Lights Are On – Summerhall

Date posted: 1st Aug 2018

Typical Emmy, to turn brain cancer into a game! Her husband attempts to care for her, even as the illness eats away the woman he knows and loves, and her…Read More


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