Eric Roberts is a screen and stage actor. He also has three years’ experience presenting on radio for V.I.P. on Air and Insight Radio. In 2005 his acting career started with an appearance in a short film, to be followed by parts in others every subsequent year until 2009, when he won Scotland’s BAFTA New Talent Acting Award for his performance as William in Narrow Gauge, directed by Joseph Briffa. He has several film credits to his name as well, from A Very Grim Fairy Tale and Mission X in 2009, to Up There in 2010, and The Angels Share (2011) and The Railway Man (2012). Television appearances include the part of Craig Raft in Taggart in 2010, and Terry in the BBC’s River City in 2012.
Stage credits are extensive, ranging from Umbilical Cut to traditional plays like The Winter’s Tale and Macbeth, all in 2006. In 2008, he performed as Gonzalo in The Tempest and as the title role in The Censor, which he took up to the Edinburgh Fringe. In 2009, he performed in The Birthday Party and the starring role of Julius Caeser, as well as several others. In 2010, he took the eponymous hero’s role in Titus Andronicus and also performed in Brandy and Summer Gloves. In 2011, he performed in One Good Beating and Lessons with Chopin.