Alison Peebles


Scottish BAFTA nominee 2016 – Best Actress/Feature for the role of ‘Joan’ in Where do we go from Here? (Worrying Drake)

Best Lead Actress – St Tropez International Festival 2015 for ‘Meg’ in Seven Lucky Gods

“Multiple” (Her documentary with Media co-op about living with MS): Gold Plaque Award at the Chicago International Film Festival, Silver Remi Award at Worldfest in Houston and Achievement Award from Superfest International Disability Film Festival

Alison is an actor and director whose career has spanned thirty years. She was diagnosed with Primary Progressive Multiple Sclerosis in 1999 despite which, she continues to have a prolific career as an actor in Theatre, Film and Television.

Recent Theatre Credits include: But that was then, Voices in her Ear, Frances & Ethel and Ophelia (Oran Mor) Locker Room Talk (Traverse/Gary McNair) The Wakefield Mysteries (Theatre Royal, Wakefield) White Rabbit, Red Rabbit (Aurora Nova) GHOSTS (Tron Theatre) Titus Andronicus (Dundee Rep) Horizontal Collaboration and Sub Rosa (David Leddy/Fire Exit) Paul Bright’s Confessions of a Justified Sinner (NTS) She created and devised My Shrinking Life with Lies Pauwels also for National Theatre of Scotland about living and working with MS.

Film/TV credits include: Molly and Mack (CBeebies) River City (BBC Scotland) Where Do We Go From Here? (Worrying Drake); Shetland (ITV) Seven Lucky Gods; Trouble Sleeping; Fast Romance; Acid House (The Soft Touch) Shetland (ITV ) To India With Love (BBC) ; Lip Service, (BBC Scotland/Kudos) 2 series of High Times (STV- Bafta Scotland Award) Taggart x 3 (STV) Dear Green Place (BBC Television) Sex Traffic, (Channel 4) Psychos (Channel 4/Kudos); Strathblair and The Advocates.



Featured News

River City – Alison Peebles and Jimmy Chisholm

Date posted: 23rd Oct 2018

Two new faces join River City this Autumn, both of them Brennan Artists! Look out for Alison Peebles and Jimmy Chisholm on the streets of Shieldinch the months to come. Alison…Read More

TalkFest Perth

TalkFest Perth is Playwrights’ Studio Scotland’s public celebration of new writing in Perth, and features a host of Brennan Artists in rehearsed readings and public rehearsals. Firstly, Simon Macallum‘s new…Read More

Where Do We Go From Here? – Screenings

Date posted: 3rd Sep 2018

Fresh from a highly successful festival run, writer/director John McPhail’s feature Where Do We Go From Here? is headed back to the big screen, showing at Cineworld Renfrew Street, Glasgow from…Read More

Richard III – Horsecross

Date posted: 15th Mar 2018

Three royal brothers, alike in every way but one – only the eldest can wear the crown. A shame for Edward and Clarence then, that their brother, Richard, is youngest……Read More

Armchair Detectives – BBC One

Date posted: 1st Dec 2017

From the comfort of armchairs in the studio, three amateur sleuths, they watch the drama play out as Mortcliff’s crack team of detectives make enquiries with the local residents. But…Read More

Love and Death in Govan and Hyndland

Date posted: 29th Sep 2017

Ivan is a writer with a deadline but he’s blocked. Ten years ago to the day his mother passed and a phone call from his brother has him reliving the…Read More

But That Was Then

Date posted: 25th May 2017

Alison Peebles will be appearing in next week’s Play, Pie, Pint, which will then transfer to Ayr Gaiety the following week. Details can be found on the website A long…Read More

Voices in Her Ear – Play, Pie, Pint

Date posted: 14th Apr 2017

Don’t miss Alison Peebles and Neshla Caplan in this week’s production from A Play, A Pie and A Pint. Talking to the dead is a dirty job, but someone’s got…Read More

Best Lead Actress Award – Alison Peebles

Date posted: 13th May 2015

We are delighted to announce that Alison Peebles recently won the award for Best Lead Actress at the St Tropez International Film Festival for her role in Feature Film ‘Seven…Read More

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