Jimmy Chisholm

Jimmy is a familiar face to Scottish audiences, currently appearing in BBC Scotland’s River City, playing Sonny Caplan.

Theatre credits include: Casablanca (Oran Mor); Autolycus in The Winter’s Tale (Royal Lyceum, Edinburgh); Dame Betty in Beauty and the Beast (Imagine Theatre); Moliere in Thon Man Moliere (Royal Lyceum Edinburgh); James VI in Neither God Nor Angel (Oran More and Traverse); Matthew in The Gospel Enquiry (Edinburgh Assembly Rooms); Mayor City State in The Pied Piper of Hamilton (Oran Mor); Uncle Jocko in Gypsy (Chichester Festival Theatre); Uncle Varick in Uncle Varick; Gary in Gargarin Way and Lawson in The Collection (Rapture Theatre Company); Casablanca (Oran Mor); Simon McCormack in An Appointment with the Wicker Man (National Theatre of Scotland); Ian Guthrie in Sunset Song and The Silver Darlings (Assembly Theatre Edinburgh); Mr Nolan/Mr McCallum/Mr Hamilton in Be Near Me (National Theatre of Scotland and Donmar Warehouse); George in Of Mice and Men (Perth Theatre); Tony Brown/Sir John Lamb in Trumpets and Raspberries, Shylock in The Merchant of Venice and Petruchio in The Taming of the Shrew (Royal Lyceum Theatre); Clown 2 in The 39 Steps (Criterion Theatre); Volpone in Volpone (Theatre Babel); Benedick in Much Ado About Nothing (Byre Theatre) and Pompey in Measure for Measure (RSC). 

Television credits include: Shetland, Mountain Goats, The Man Who Built Britain, Low Winter Sun, Taggart, Rab C Nesbitt, The Broker’s Man, Take the High Road, Ivanhoe, Dangerfield, Hamish Macbeth, The Bill, Screen Two, The Campbells, Chelmsford 123, The Gaffer, ITV Sunday Night Drama and The Mackinnons.

Film credits include: The Angels’ Share, I Love Luci (short), One Last Chance, Strictly Sinatra, Mrs Brown and Braveheart. 

Featured News

Sleeping Beauty – The Beacon Arts Centre

Date posted: 27th Nov 2018

Following on from last year’s record breaking panto Snow White, Beacon Arts Centre present yet another spectacular family pantomime – Sleeping Beauty, featuring BAA’s Jimmy Chisholm as the dame, Moira McClunkey.…Read More

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


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