Dave Anderson has worked as an actor, musician and musical director for numerous Scottish theatres companies including 7:84 and Wildcat, with whom he toured music theatre round the UK, Ireland, Germany, the Netherlands and Scandinavia. His songs for The Steamie are being performed (somewhere) right now! He has collaborated on several one-man shows with David MacLennan including 47, Barking and Stardust. Film credits include: Gregory’s Girl, Heavenly Pursuits, Post Mortem and Orphans. On television Dave is best known for his long running BBC sit-com City Lights. He has also made appearances on Taggart, Rab C. Nesbit, Monarch of the Glen and many other shows. Two of Dave’s previous shows for Oran Mor, A Walk in the Park and Tir na nOg, (the prequel and sequel respectively, to Flowers of the River) were performed at the Edinburgh Festival in 2007 to critical acclaim, with Tir na nOg winning the MTM:UK Dress Circle Award for Best New Musical.
David MacLennan is the Artistic Director of A Play A Pie & A Pint. David co-founded 7:84 Theatre Company, England, 7:84 Theatre Company Scotland and Mayfest, Glasgow’s popular festival of the Arts. He opened the 800 seat Clyde Theatre in Clydebank and the Pleasance Theatre as a multi-venue at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe. He founded Wildcat Stage Productions in the 1978 and built it into one of Scotland’s most successful musical theatre companies throughout the 1980s and 90s. For that company he wrote 50 musicals with Dave Anderson which toured all over the UK and Europe.