Ross Allan

Trained: Queen Margaret University (BA in Acting)

Theatre highlights include winning the Stage Award for Best Ensemble at the Edinburgh Fringe 2004 for Fierce: An Urban Myth with Grid Iron Theatre Company. Being Nominated at the CATS Awards for Best Show for Young People in 2009 for Rudolf with Andy Manley/Macrobert Theatre (which he co-devised) and in 2014 for The Pokey Hat with Grinagog Theatre Company. Other Highlights include performing with the National Theatre of Scotland on three occasions with The Miracle Man by Douglas Maxwell, Empty by Cathy Forde and Truant with NTS/Company of Angels.

Ross is a great lover of new writing and has been fortunate enough to appear in productions of the acclaimed Decky does a Bronco by Douglas Maxell and Gagarin Way by Olivier award-winning writer Gregory Burke. Ross has also helped develop numerous scripts with the Traverse Theatre as well as taking part in new writing project Class Act since 2004.

Ross is a favourite on the Scottish Pantomime circuit, and has worked with The Macrobert Theatre in Stirling, The Brunton Theatre in Musselburgh and is a firm favourite at Eden Court in Inverness.

TV Credits include: Still Game, Taggart and Rebus and he is recognisable to younger audiences as Nurse Hendry in CBeebies popular series Me Too for Tattiemoon productions.


Ross is an accomplished Rhythm Guitarist and Ukulele Player, who also plays Mandolin.

He has a High Baritone Pop/Rock Voice and years of experience singing in a wide variety of styles in productions over the years.


Featured News

A-Z of Dundee – On Tour

Date posted: 28th May 2019

BAA’s Ross Allan and Barrie Hunter are part of the cast of A-Z of Dundee,  a brand new anarchic, fast-paced, (and mostly true) history of Dundee, touring a selection of venues…Read More

A Midsummer Night’s Dream – Ten Feet Tall Theatre

Date posted: 28th Mar 2019

On a Midsummer’s night; lovers get lost, fairies feud and a troupe of actors rehearse a play…well try to. A forest where the fairies rule and mischievous Puck ensures the…Read More

Jack and The Beanstalk – Eden Court Theatre

Date posted: 27th Nov 2018

BAA’s Ross Allan reprises his role as Jack in this year’s Eden Court Theatre panto in Inverness. Directed and co-written by Stephen Wren – also appearing as the Dame –…Read More

The Pieman Cometh – A Cautionary Football Tale

Date posted: 1st Aug 2018

Alan Ledger didn’t want the limelight and he didn’t want the praise. Unfortunately, he often got one, but hardly ever got the other. Join Alan on his journey through the…Read More

The Isle of Love

Date posted: 18th May 2018

THE ISLE OF LOVE opens this evening at Eden Court Theatre, Inverness for Right Lines Productions, starring Ross Allan, Amy McGregor and Kevin Lennon before touring Scotland until the 18th June.…Read More

Snow White – Eden Court

Date posted: 28th Nov 2017

Mirror mirror on the wall, who is the fairest of them all? Eden Court are planning another spectacular show this year with the enchanting and classic tale of Snow White. With…Read More

Uncanny Valley – Edinburgh International Science Festival

Date posted: 31st Mar 2017

Ross Allan is appearing in Uncanny Valley at the Festival Theatre Studio, Edinburgh from Tuesday 4th – Saturday 8th April 2017 In this interactive show, Uncanny Valley asks you, the audience,…Read More

Rapid Departure

Date posted: 2nd Mar 2016

David Rankine and Ross Allan are currently on tour with Right Lines Theatre Company’s production RAPID DEPARTURE from the 27th February – 9th March 2016. A freak flood has washed…Read More

Striptease & Out at Sea

Date posted: 18th Oct 2015

Samuel Keefe and Ross Allan will appear in Striptease & Out at Sea – A politically charged and bizarre double bill by master of the Theatre of Absurd, Slavomir Mrozek, Directed by Matthew…Read More

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