Joyce Falconer

Joyce Falconer was raised in Torry, Aberdeen and trained at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland.

She has worked extensively in theatre throughout her career, most recently playing the role of ‘Joan’ in Aye, Elvis by Morna Young and ‘Maw Broon’ in Selladoor’s Scottish tour of The Broons. She has also worked with Raindog, Citizens Theatre, Tron Theatre, The Arches, NTS, Communicado, His Majesty’s Aberdeen and Oran Mor.

Her other theatre roles include ‘Titania’ in A Midsummer Nights Dream, ‘Jean Guthrie’ in Sunset Song and ‘Olga’ in Chekhov’s Three Sisters and ‘La Corbie’ in Mary Queen of Scots Got Her Head Chopped Off (NTS).

Joyce is also a pantomime favourite, appearing in Cinderella, Snow White, The Wizard That Never Woz and Pinnochio to name but a few.

Her TV and film credits include: River City, Taggart, Rab C Nesbitt, Cardiac Arrest 1&2, Finney, Beyond The Bothy, and Linda in ‘The Hawk’.


Joyce is a singer songwriter who often writes original material for bespoke cabaret performances.

Her main instrument is accordion, she is also proficient in clarinet, harmonica, keyboards/piano and organ and has a strong alto voice.

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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

Tartuffe – Edinburgh Assembly Halls

Date posted: 14th Aug 2019

Joyce Falconer features in Tartuffe, opening at Edinburgh’s Assembly Halls on the 14th of August. Liz Lochhead’s un-PC, rude, rhyming cut of Moliere’s classic relocated to a 1940s Scottish living…Read More

Chris McQueer’s Hings – BBC iPlayer

Date posted: 8th May 2019

Scottish author Chris McQueer turns his attentions to the screen with this adaptation of his book Hings, coming to BBC iPlayer this April. Episode one, Sammy’s Bag of Whelks, features BAA’s…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

The Magical Adventures of Cinderella – The Pavillion

Date posted: 27th Nov 2018

BAA’s Joyce Falconer is spending the festive season as The Baroness in The Magical Adventures of Cinderella at Glasgow’s Pavillion Theatre. With an all-star cast, some great sing-a-long songs, plenty of…Read More

Ballyturk – Tron Theatre

Date posted: 17th Sep 2018

Directed by Andy Arnold, Enda Walsh’s Ballyturk opens at the Tron Theatre on 4th October, featuring Brennan Artists Wendy Seager, Simon Donaldson, Joyce Falconer and Crawford Logan. Ballyturk is Enda…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

Witches Fae Easterhoose, Pavilion Theatre – New Dates

Date posted: 4th May 2018

This rescheduled production features Joyce Falconer at the Pavilion Theatre from 18th October. On a cold, dark, windy winters’ night in Glasgow, six sisters gather to take revenge by witchcraft…Read More

Eulogy: Play, Pie & Pint

Date posted: 23rd Apr 2018

See Joyce Falconer in this week’s Play Pie and a Pint: Eulogy at The Traverse, Edinburgh. Six years ago Sandy ruined his daughter’s wedding day with a Top Table speech…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

The Wizard of Never Woz!

Date posted: 21st Nov 2017

The story follows Dorothy, the Lion, the Tin Man and the Scarecrow on a fun filled adventure to find the great Wizard of Oz. In true Pavilion Theatre style, there…Read More

Six Black Candles

Date posted: 8th Sep 2017

On a cold, dark, windy winters’ night in Glasgow, six sisters gather to take revenge by witchcraft on Caroline’s two-timing husband. Six black candles, one black affronted Maw, two gallons…Read More

Dirt Under the Carpet – A Play, A Pie and A Pint

Date posted: 20th Feb 2017

Joyce Falconer can be seen all this week in Dirt Under the Carpet at A Play, A Pie and A Pint at Oran Mor. It transfers next week to The…Read More


Date posted: 27th Sep 2016

Joyce Falconer and Kevin Lennon can be seen in Sell A Door’s touring production THE BROONS from Tuesday 27th September – Saturday 12th November Award-winning Scottish playwright Rob Drummond brings the infamous characters…Read More

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