Eilidh Loan is an actress and writer from Glasgow.
In her graduating year at the Guildford School of Acting, Eilidh was awarded the BA Acting Prize and was also the winner of the 2018 Alan Bates Award.
Being dyslexic, Eilidh bottled her love for writing and storytelling out of fear but her passion for it bloomed during her time at drama school. She set up her own film company Scuffed Films and wrote, directed and produced a number of short films including 315, THANATOS and ARCHIVES. Eilidh went on to win the GSA Entrepreneur Award for her work with Scuffed Films.
Eilidh was nominated Best Writer at the 2019 48 Hour Film Festival for her film PURE SIN. The film went on to win the Audience Choice Award.
Eilidh has written and directed her debut play MOORCROFT staged at the Tron theatre which received rapturous reviews. She is also currently working on a new TV series.
Eilidh is extremely passionate about telling stories from her background and she feels it’s important to represent the people from her community and encourage a lot more young, working class, Scottish women into theatres and our amazing, creative industry.