- Many TV Appearances
- One Of A Kind Anecdotes
Scott was born in 1963 and brought up in a tiny fishing village on the east coast of Scotland called Port Seton. He now lives just a few miles away in the mining town of Tranent.
He cut his rugby teeth at Preston Lodge High, then went on to play with P.L. Rugby Club. He still continues to play today with Ross High R.F.C (3rd’s), and the over 35’s. He is also coach and team manager for the under 16’s, and in 2005 became club president. Scott was actually the first professional rugby player in East Lothian, he was paid the massive sum of £2000 by ADIDAS to wear PUMA.
Scott is involved with volunteer organisations and charities, and in April 2001 he raised over £8000 for The Maggies Centreafter walking across The Sahara Desert.
Scott has starred alongside Tara Palmer-Tompkinson in an TV advert for AUTOTRADER, played a tough guy on the popular TAGGART television drama, and had a major role as The Bishop of Glasgow in the acclaimed BBC documentary THE HISTORY OF SCOTLAND…… check out the latest photos on the photogallery. He has recently just shot a video for KRONENBOURG 1664, and also does pantomimes and summer shows with ‘The Centre Stage Company’. In addition to his acting and stand-up career, Scott is in great demand as an after-dinner speaker and M.C., and has bookings up to two years in advance.
Scott has spoken at venues all over the world, from Dundee to Dubai, and has had the privilege of sharing top tables with sporting legends such as football’s Sir Alex Ferguson, Walter Smith, Jim Leishman, Alan Kennedy, Nobby Stiles, Jimmy Nichol and Billy McNeill and from the rugby world Kenny Milne, Andy Nicol, Richard Hill, Australian star Michael Foley, and the Welsh legend….. Max Boyce.
Scott has recently been elected onto the board of directors at Recharge Youth and Community Facility based in Tranent. Recharge is a small charity that works with young people aged between 11-21 who live in the Fa-side area of East Lothian. Recharge offers drop in nights, group work and life skills programmes and aims to allow support young people in the community to make positive choices and create new opportunities for them.
So sit back, listen and enjoy tales of village life, rugby, and everyday occurrences as seen through the eyes of Scott Glynn, one the funniest speakers around, and as he assures us ……. IT’S A TRUE STORY !