Gregory's Girl star Clare Grogan joins cast of Scots indie romcom

Gregory's Girl star Clare Grogan has joined the cast of a new indie Scottish romcom road movie.

Loading Comments

Grogan will appear in Journey Bound, a film that tells the story of a young lawyer chasing the love of his life through the Scottish Highlands.

The actress, who has also appeared in Red Dwarf, Father Ted and Skins, joins Ford Kiernan, whose involvement in the project was confirmed in November 2013. Award-winning cinematographer John Rhodes and musician Gordon Dougall are also working on the film.

The film is due to start shooting next year if the project can secure its funding.

Ryan Hendrick, the BAFTA nominated filmmaker who's producing the indie flick, said: "I am over the moon to have Clare on board, she is a fantastic personality and really is on the same page. She understands what we are trying to accomplish and she loves the script, which is great to hear.

"It's fantastic that such esteemed and talented professionals are wanting to be involved in this project as they all understand what we are trying to achieve and most importantly why this needs to be done.

"This film is about revitalising the Scottish film industry which is currently on its knees. There are many reasons for this and the lack of trust the industry has for both the audiences and our talented artists being able to produce fun family films for cinema release is at the heart of the problem. We need to fix this."

Arts and Entertainment

Commenting & Moderation

We moderate all comments on Evening Times on either a pre-moderated or post-moderated basis. If you're a relatively new user then your comments will be reviewed before publication and if we know you well and trust you then your comments will be subject to moderation only if other users or the moderators believe you've broken the rules

Moderation is undertaken full-time 9am-6pm on weekdays, and on a part-time basis outwith those hours. Please be patient if your posts are not approved instantly.


Have you got a story?

Contact the news desk on 0141 302 6520 or email
A weekly round up of social highlights

A weekly round up of social highlights

Cat's Eyes on Glasgow

Chilling in Glasgow's first Ice Bar and getting Mhor than I bargained for




Michelle McManus

Michelle McManus

Columnist Michelle McManus is Sussed in the City, and loves to chat about anything and everything.

Games news:

Putting the world to rights

Gail's Gab

My thoughts after Police Scotland are ordered to apologise over IRA interrogation techniques slur.

Janice Bell

Janice Bell

You couldn’t make up half the stuff that happens to PA Janice Bell- some of the jams she gets herself into are worth a story or two.