Matthew is a Scottish actor and writer. He is also well known for his tireless campaigning for the abolition of the statute of limitations on reporting child abuse, for which he walked 10,000 miles to every European capital, across thirty two countries.

He has addressed many European parliaments on the issue, plus the Council of Europe and the UN on several occasions.

As an actor, he has most recently been workshopping with the Traverse. He is well known for his role as Raymond in Me Too! on CBeebies, and is a highly experienced pantomime performer alongside that. His other tv includes River City and Taggart.

He has worked extensively with Oran Mor, and his own play – To Kill a Kelpie – has toured the US and off-Broadway. He is also an accomplished musician and composer.

Michael Wharley