Simon Donaldson

Simon trained at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland.

Recent Theatre Credits: GHOSTS (National Theatre of Scotland) Emergence (Mull Theatre) Ali the Magic Elf (Tron Theatre), What Girls Are Made Of (RAW Material/Traverse) Ballyturk (Tron) The Strange Undoing of Prudencia Hart (Eastern Angles) When the Penny Drops, Dusty Won’t Play, Thoughts Spoken Aloud from Above, Lovesick Blues: The Hank Williams Story (Oran Mor), Hello Dolly, Present Laughter, A Chorus of Disapproval, Lady Windemeres Fan (Pitlochry Festival Theatre), Tam O’Shanter, Zlata’s Diary (Communicado), The Not So Fatal Death of Grandpa Fredo (Vox Motus), The Adventures of Robin Hood, The Spokesman, Jason and the Argonauts, Big Baby, The Curse of the Demeter(Visible Fictions), Elf Analysis, Turbo Folk, 200, The Ching Room (Oran Mor) and Fly (Liverpool Everyman)

Recent Radio Credits: Lamentation, Weir of Hermiston, The Lexicon of Murder, For the Love of Leo, Pillow Book, Nest Eggs, Paul Temple, SullomVoe, McLevy, The Pearl, Rebus, Maigret, The Heart of Midlothian, Dr Korczak’s Example, Westway, Book at Bedtime and the I-dent for BBC Radio 4 extra.

TV/Film Credits: Outlander, Andrew Marr’s Great Scots: The Writers Who Shaped a Nation, Outpost 2: Black Sun, Behold Me Standing, Sunsets and Silhouettes and No More Shall We Part.


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

What Girls Are Made Of – On Tour

Date posted: 8th Apr 2019

Cora Bissett’s What Girls Are Made Of is returning, going out on tour from 9th April and features BAA’s Simon Donaldson and Harry Ward. It’s 1992. In a small town in Fife, a…Read More

Aladdin – The Webster Memorial Theatre

Date posted: 27th Nov 2018

You couldn’t wish for a better Christmas treat than this year’s magical Webster Theatre pantomime, Aladdin, which features BAA’s Simon Donaldson. Packed full with the spectacular mix of silliness, song & dance,…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

What Girls Are Made Of – Traverse Theatre

Date posted: 1st Aug 2018

In 1992 a schoolgirl from Fife was catapulted to a rock star life in an indie band. Touring with Radiohead, partying with Blur, she was living the dream. Until she…Read More

Margaret Saves Scotland

Date posted: 13th Apr 2018

Margaret Holt embarked on a holiday romance with a difference and it changed her life. Falling in love with Scotland filled her with a burning desire to liberate the country…Read More

Beauty & the Beast – Webster Memorial Theatre

Date posted: 2nd Dec 2017

A story of true love , adventure and lots of laughter along the way. Join Belle as she falls in love with an unlikely suitor. Meet Aunt Jolly, Gastoff and…Read More

The Strange Undoing of Prudencia Hart – Eastern Angles

Date posted: 19th Mar 2017

Simon Donaldson plays the role of ‘The Devil’ in Eastern Angles touring production of ‘The Strange Undoing of Prudencia Hart’ from 15th March – 27th May 2017. Follow Prudencia – an…Read More

Dusty Won’t Play – A Play, A Pie and A Pint

Date posted: 3rd Feb 2017

Kevin Lennon and Simon Donaldson are performing as Dusty Springfield’s two band members in the new Play, Pie, Pint production DUSTY WON’T PLAY all this week.

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