When you were a child what did you want to be?
What would you tell your 16-year-old self now?
Nothing, I wouldn’t listen.
What are the best and worst things about being a musician?
Freedom and cashflow.
What was your favourite ever gig to play?
Treacherous Orchestra – Main Stage, Cambridge Folk Festival.
What was your favourite ever gig as an audience member?
No idea. Lots in mind. Metallica – Milton Keynes Bowl. John Martyn solo in Chester.
Who would play you in Salt House: the movie?
If you could build a fantasy band who would you include (and you can’t choose anyone in your current line-up)?
Frodo. Ron Weasley and the Skeksys.
What non-musical talent do you have that might surprise people?
I have lawnmower skills.
Why have you decided to play The Soundhouse benefit gig?
Because I can help and it’s a good cause.
Tell me a joke.
BBC’s coverage of the Green Party.
Ewan MacPherson will play with Salt House at our Christmas benefit concert at The Pleasance Theatre on Friday 5 December 2014. Get your tickets here!