Grant Stott is a former Policeman who left in 1990 to begin his career in broadcasting and never looked back in his rear view mirror. He has since gone on to become a radio and TV presenter, events host, actor and regular Panto Villain at The Kings Theatre in Edinburgh.
His radio career started with Radio Forth and he went on to become one of the longest serving and most recognised voices of the station during his 27 year association with the station. In 2017 he left Forth and joined BBC Radio Scotland and in 2018 he took over as the regular host of the Wednesday and Thursday editions of The Afternoon Show. He also hosted three series of the comedy panel show "Stop The Press" and in March 2020 his popular "Vinyl Collective" found a regular Friday night slot.
As a performer on stage, his panto career began in 1993 and after working with Allan Stewart and Andy Gray separately; in 2000 all three appeared together for the first time and that incredible run of working together began. This led to Grant teaming up with Andy for a run of successful outings performing at the Edinburgh Fringe including Fringe First winning "Kiss Me Honey, Honey", "Double Feature" and his own solo one man show "Grant Stott's Tales From Behind The Mic". He also worked with Allan on each of his "Big Big Variety Shows" and in 2016 the three teamed up away from Panto to tour the play, "Canned Laughter".
He has also appeared in a number of short films and played Captain Freeman in series 4 of "Outlander". In 2021 Grant joined the cast of BBC Scotland drama "River City" and his character, Sam Spiller made his debut in October.
"Snow White & The Seven Dwarfs" this year at the temporary home of The Festival Theatre while the Kings Theatre is redeveloped will be Grant's 28th Panto - 24 of them at The Edinburgh Kings!