Lorraine’s first foray into professional acting was in 1998, in Ken Loach’s award-winning film My Name is Joe. Prior to this, she concentrated on a successful musical career as vocalist with Deacon Blue, whose credits include two number one albums and seventeen top 20 singles. She continues to record and tour with the band, having released their most recent album ‘Believers’ in September 2016, which entered the UK charts at number 12.
Theatre work includes Still Game at The Hydro (Phil McIntyre Entertainment), Beowulf, God of Carnage (Tron Theatre), Mum’s The Word (Robert C Kelly Productions), Let the Right One In, Men Should Weep and Beautiful Burnout (National Theatre of Scotland) and Sixteen (The Arches). TV work includes Long Night at Blackstone, (Hopscotch Productions for BBC), Scot Squad (BBC), Happy Holidays (Effingee Productions), West End Girls (Solus Productions), Hope Springs (Shed Productions), West Skerra Light (Hopscotch Productions for BBC), River City, Life Support (BBC) and Psychos (Channel 4). Film work includes: Spores (Hopscotch Productions), Wilbur (Dogma/Sigma Films) and Aberdeen (Freeway Films). Radio work includes: In Search of Highland Mary and Dan 50 (BBC Radio Scotland).