Scottee is a self taught, multi-award winning artist and performer who has received critical acclaim for his work in theatre, audio and fine art. A multi-hyphenate, with a career spanning over 15 years, Scottee has demonstrated an ability to work successfully across art forms – radio, opera, photography, dance, live art and more.
Commissioned by some of the the UK’s biggest cultural institutions, Scottee has held associateships at Olivier award winning Duckie, Roundhouse and HOME over the past decade. For six years they were co-Director of Scottee & Friends Ltd, under which he wrote and directed the Theatre UK nominated + Total Theatre award winning Fat Blokes. His memoirs written for stage Bravado (2017) and Class (2019) have been published with great success alongside almanac The Book of Queer Monologues (2018, Bloomsbury) which is in its fifth edition.
Scottee has worked internationally, including collaborations with 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art (Japan), Summer Works (Canada) and Theatre Works (Australia). In 2018 he established the Working Class Artists Group, supporting working class artists in theatre. Most recently, Scottee has been working in opera with the notable Ted Huffman and Philip Venables to bring Larry Mitchell’s The Faggots and Their Friends to stage for Manchester International Festival. Scottee is currently commissioned by HOME, in collaboration with Sam Curtis Lindsay to adapt and star in a Dickens classic for 2024.
As a broadcaster for BBC, Scottee has co-hosted flagship Radio 4 show Loose Ends for almost a decade with Clive Anderson. He is host and co-creator of cult podcast After the Tone, acquired by BBC Sounds in 2021 and has been a regular contributor to BBC Front Row and Radio 4’s Short Cuts. Their first radio series Taxi Drivers first aired on the network in January 2022 to rave reviews. Merging both audio and art, Scottee has made and collaborated on documentaries for Tate, Serpentine and Factory International.
Scottee is currently filming a TV project to air on BBC One in 2024, and is writing a four part audio series exploring self help and wellness, to be published this Winter, supported by Arts Council England.