Peter Morrison has been in the front rank of Scottish singers for more than three decades, first hitting the headlines in the seventies with the blockbusting success of the BBC TV series Songs of Scotland.
Born and educated in Greenock and an Arts and Law graduate of Glasgow University, his musical talent brought him to the fore during his university days, across a wide range of styles, from popular to classical. After a BBC audition he started radio broadcasting on a regular basis, till his appearances on numerous BBC TV series secured his national fame.
He has sung in all the major concert halls in the country; was for many years one of the most frequent soloists on BBC`s flagship music show Friday Night is Music Night; starred in the hugely popular Channel 4 music show Top Cs and Tiaras. He has starred in his own music series for STV and Grampian TV. He has appeared in Royal Command Performances, and has entertained the Royal family on public and private occasions. During the eighties he toured Scottish theatres with his own show, Spread a Little Happiness, and for many years headlined in Radio Clyde`s Pride of the Clyde shows in Aberdeen, Glasgow and Edinburgh as well as promoting his own shows throughout Scotland. Further afield, he tours regularly in the USA and toured Australia and New Zealand with Jimmy Shand.
In 1996 he completed a 16 concert tour of the USA and loved every minute of it! He also had the honour of giving three concerts in South Africa commemorating the Burns bi – centennial. In this connection his own theatre production Rantin` Rovin`Robin achieved critical praise.
With the BBC he has had his own music series both in Scotland and London, and has broadcast with them in many European countries - Sweden, Norway, Holland, France, Belgium and Germany. He has made numerous commercial recordings of Scots songs, Operetta and Show songs, and now continues to derive great pleasure from his frequent concert and theatre appearances throughout the country
In recent years his family shows with his son Richard and daughter Jackie have earned great praise and brought him much pleasure. Richard is a professional opera singer and Jackie`s numerous TV and Theatre appearances have brought her to the fore.