Bill Paterson was made his professional acting debut in 1967. After two years as an actor and assistant director, he joined Billy Connolly in The Great Northern Welly Boot Show at the 1972 Edinburgh Festival.

Bill has just finished filming 37 Days for Hardy Pictures, which will air on BBC2 later this year. He can also be seen in The Forgotten Fallen, Law and Order UK, Doctor WhoCriminal Justice, Little Dorrit, Sea of Souls, Wives and Daughters, The Singing Detective, Traffik, The Crow Road, Aufweidersehn Pet, Smiley’s People, United Kingdom, The Vanishing Army and Licking Hitler.