Matthew Zajac grew up in Inverness and studied drama at Bristol University. He has worked as an actor for 30 years, appearing in theatres throughout the UK, and in numerous film, TV and radio productions. He has worked as a director and producer for several theatre companies and has also produced two films. He is currently Joint Artistic Director of Dogstar Theatre Company which tours its productions in Scotland and abroad. In 2009, he was named Best Actor in the Critics’ Awards for Theatre in Scotland for his performance in his play The Tailor of Inverness. The play has won several other awards and has toured extensively in Scotland and to Poland, Ukraine, Germany, Sweden, Australia and the USA. Further touring to Denmark, Sweden, Ireland and the USA will take place in 2013. Matthew is based in Edinburgh.