Former lead singer of the Skids who went on to work in television and film as a producer and director. He's known for the movies 16 Years of Alcohol, The Purifiers, and New Town Killers.
He was the lead singer of the Scottish punk rock band The Skids from 1977-1982. After their disbandment, he went on to form The Armoury Show.
He broke into television in the late 1980s and 1990s, working on 01-For London and BiteBaCk.
He was married to Mariella Frostrup from 1979 to 1984 and has two children.
He played with Stuart Adamson as part of The Skids.