Gerardine Coyne studied at the Guildford School of Acting after reading English Literature at Edinburgh University.

She also writes and performs comedy. In 2013 she was a finalist in the Sketch Club/Gilded Balloon Best New Sketch Act competition and in 2014 she was a semi-finalist in the Funny Women Awards.

She has written and performed four successful Edinburgh Fringe shows (three as part of comedy duo The Aspidistras) and a solo comedy show at the Camden Fringe.

She is currently working on several feature film scripts.