Grant Stott is a Radio & TV Presenter, Event Host, Columnist, Actor & Panto villain.
Grant started a career in 1990 with Edinburgh based Radio Forth and is now the longest-serving and one of the best -known voices on the Station.
He hosted a show on Forth One each weekday until January 2017 when he took a break from radio to tour his sell-out fringe show “Tales from Behind The Mic.”
In 2012 a show he presented for Forth One “Front Room Fringe” was nominated for a coveted Sony Radio Academy Award.
His TV career has seen Grant fronting a wide range of programmes for both BBC and STV from his days of children’s TV on “Fully Booked” to “Children in Need” to “Scotsport” and “The Hour”. In 2015 Grant made a brief return to the small screen as the regular Friday evening host of “The Fountainbridge Show” on STV Edinburgh.
Grant is a mainstay of the Scottish panto scene making his debut at the Kings in Glasgow in 1993. He has now been the regular villain at The Kings in Edinburgh for 15 consecutive years and this year’s “Cinderella” will see him notch up his 24th Panto!
Last year Grant made guest appearances in “Return to the Forbidden Planet” at The Festival Theatre and “Spamalot” at The Playhouse Theatre. That was followed by “Allan Stewart’s Big, Big Variety Show” at The Kings.
Grant made his straight acting and Edinburgh Festival Fringe debuts in 2013 alongside Andy Gray in “Kiss Me, Honey, Honey” at The Gilded Balloon. The three and a half week run sold out and won a prestigious Scotsman Fringe First Award.
He is also a very experienced corporate host and MC working across the UK with clients including SKY, Transport Times, Childline and CIPR.
He has also been the regular Corporate Match-day host at his beloved Hibernian Football Club since 1999 and is the regular pre-match host for all of Scotland’s home games at Murrayfield. He has also been in control at charity and music events at Hampden Park, The Edinburgh Moonwalk and The Concert in the Gardens in Edinburgh’s Princes Street Gardens at Hogmanay hosting these events in front of crowds of up to 60,000 people.
Grant has also been the voice of The Virgin Money Fireworks Concert, which marks the end of the Edinburgh International Festival.
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