Lewis trained at the RSAMD (now RCS), and has worked extensively in theatre, film, television and radio.
Theatre works include: A Slow Air, Borderline; Dunsinane; Calum’s Road; Mary Queen of Scots Got Her Head Chopped Off; Our Teacher’s A Troll; and To Begin for the National Theatre of Scotland; A Christmas Carol; Educating Agnes; Confessions of a Justified Sinner; The BFG; The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe; Beauty and the Beast; Tartuffe; Merlin; Mother Courage; Cuttin’ a Rug; and Changed Days at the Royal Lyceum Theatre; Found at Sea; The Artist Man and the Mother Woman; Any Given Day; Petrol Jesus Nightmare #5 (In the Time of the Messiah); The Nest; Olga; Knives in Hens; The House Among the Stars; and Loose Ends at the Traverse Theatre; A Christmas Carol; and Deathtrap and August: Osage County at Dundee Rep; Macbeth; Medea; and King Lear at the Theatre Babel; A Slow Air with 59E59 NY and The Tricycle, London; Edwin Morgan’s Dreams & other Nightmares; Defender of the Faith; Beauty Queen of Leenanne; and The Trick is to Keep Breathing at the Tron Theatre; Nightingale and Chase; and No Mean City at Citizens Theatre; 27 Wagons Full of Cotton; The Big Funk; The Crucible; and Glengarry Glen Ross at Arches; Riddance for Paines Plough; The Hearts Story for the Kings Theatre; Fire in the Basement for Communicado; Word for Word for Magnetic North; Frankie and Johnny; Broken Glass for Rapture; Quelques Fleurs; Tartuffe for Nippy Sweeties; View from Castle Rock for Stellar Quines; and Various plays for Oran Mor including The War Hasn’t Started Yet and Samuel Johnson goes to Scotland.
Television includes: 4 Series of Shetland, Hope Springs, Taggart, Rebus, Monarch of the Glen, Dr Finlay, Strathblair, Turning World, The Chief, Butterfingers, Rosaleen.
Film includes: Long Night at Blackstone, For Those in Peril, Aberdeen, The Blue Boy, Gare Au Mare, Slide.
Lewis has also performed in numerous plays for BBC Scotland and Radio 4