David McGowan

David studied at The Royal Conservatoire of Scotland and The Lee Strasberg Theatre Institute, New York.

He has worked extensively in Scottish theatre and television for 25 years. In that time, David has worked with companies both home and abroad including Cumbernauld, Hopscotch, Royal Lyceum, Raindog, TAG, P.A.C.E, Mac Roberts, Rab C Nesbitt productions, The Steamie productions, Lee Strasberg Creative Centre (New York), Teatro do Vestido (Lisbon) and five produtions for the Oran Mor’s Play, Pie and a Pint.

David’s TV credits include Trust Me (BBC) Taggart, The Baldy Man, High Road (23 episodes) STV, Rab C Nesbitt, Children of the Coal and Iron (6 episodes) Pulp Video (6 episodes) Act of Union (6 episodes) Athletico Partick, Acting Shakespeare, In your Face, Case Histories, Waterloo road, BBC.

Film. Tickets for the Zoo (film 4) Being Human (Warner Bros) The Legend of Barney Thomson (Sigma Films). Radio work includes Granpas Green, O’Hara’s Barra, The Basement Tapes, Last Ten. (BBC Radio).

Featured News

Number One Fan – A Play, A Pie and A Pint

Date posted: 5th Sep 2019

See Joyce Falconer and David McGowan in Number One Fan at Oran Mor, written by Kim Millar and directed by April Chamberlain. Jan McArthur is raging. Her husband just left…Read More

Cool Dads – A Play, A Pie and A Pint

Date posted: 24th May 2019

Written by BAA’s Simon Macallum , directed by Neil Leiper and featuring Natali McCleary and David McGowan, Cool Dads returns to Oran Mor this Spring, part of their season of the most popular…Read More

Wild Rose – On General Release

Date posted: 16th Apr 2019

Wild Rose goes on general release on 12th April and features BAA’s Natali McCleary and David McGowan. Rose-Lynn Harlan is bursting with raw talent, charisma and cheek. Fresh out of…Read More

Aye, Elvis – A Play, A Pie and A Pint

Date posted: 28th Mar 2019

After a hugely successful run at the Edinburgh Fringe in 2018, Morna Young‘s Aye, Elvis returns to Oran Mor as part of their 500th Play Celebration season. Written by BAA’s Morna…Read More

Aye, Elvis @ Guilded Balloon

Date posted: 1st Aug 2018

Joan is an Elvis impersonator with big dreams. With the regional heat of Ultimate Elvis approaching, Joan knows there’s work to do. But Joan has The King inside – and…Read More

Aye, Elvis – Play, Pie & Pint

Date posted: 19th Feb 2018

Joan is an amateur Elvis impersonator with big dreams. And she’s got the outfit. With the regional heat of Ultimate Elvis coming soon, Joan knows there’s work to do. But…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

From the Air

Date posted: 13th Oct 2017

Claire’s kids have fled the nest. The hole this leaves in her life brings on a crippling fear of flying. Her fear has bled into most things now. Her life is…Read More

Trust Me – New BBC Drama

Date posted: 7th Aug 2017

Look out for Lisa Livingston and David McGowan in new BBC One Drama Series TRUST ME starring Jodie Whittaker. Watch the first of four episodes on Tuesday 8th August at…Read More


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