Michele Gallagher

Michele trained at The Royal Conservatoire of Scotland.

Since graduating, she has worked with many theatre companies including, The National Theatre of Scotland, Citizens Theatre, The Tron, Pitlochry Festival Theatre, Perth Rep, Pavilion Theatre, Catherine Wheels, Rapture Theatre and Scottish Opera.

TV and Film credits include: River City (BBC Scotland), What Happens After Six (NFTS), Strayed (Marquisde Films), No Holds Bard (BBC), Still Game (Effingee), Legit (Comedy Unit), Taggart (SMG), Around Scotland (BBC Scotland) and Monarch of The Glen (BBC).

Radio Credits: Victoria Van Hesling (BBC Radio Scotland), Fags, Mags and Bags (Comedy Unit), Freedom (BBC Radio Scotland).

Michele also performs and writes for ‘Witsherface’ comedy collective and is co-founder of comedy sketch group Who Fed Benny?


Michele is a strong Alto-Mezzo singer. She has been a featured singer in many productions over the years from Burn’s ballads in Tam O’Shanter, to pop songs in numerous pantomimes.

Michele has also toured with Scottish Opera’s Education department for many years, taking specially commissioned operas into schools across the country and as far afield as Hong Kong.


Featured News

When The Penny Drops – A Play, A Pie, and A Pint

Date posted: 16th Feb 2020

BAA’s Angela Darcy directs When The Penny Drops, a new play at Oran Mor which also features Michele Gallagher and Simon Donaldson. Penny is a 46-year-old teacher who has it sussed.…Read More

Sleeping Beauty – King’s Theatre Glasgow

Date posted: 14th Dec 2017

Once upon a time in a land far away, the beautiful Princess Beauty  is given a twenty-first birthday present by her evil godmother Carabosse the Enchantress played by Michele Gallagher. By…Read More

Submarine Time Machine

Date posted: 17th Jul 2017

The unlikely final mission of a World War II midget submarine provides the inspiration for the National Theatre of Scotland’s first participatory production since moving into its new base at…Read More

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