Grado portrayed Police Constable Hugh McKirdie in the BBC Scotland sitcom Scot Squad . He later starred as Brian Doyle / Buster on the BBC Scotland Scottish soap opera River City , Buster was axed from the show after only few months of appearing. He also starred in BBC Two Comedy pilot The Sunny as Haircut. In 2016 he starred in the "Elfie's Magical Adventure" Pantomime at the Pavilion Theatre , Glasgow . In 2017 he also starred in another Pantomime called "The Wizard That Never Woz" in Pavilion Theatre , Glasgow . In 2018, he appeared in Two Doors Down , a Scottish based BBC sitcom, where he played Alan, who moves from East Kilbride with his partner Michelle into a house opposite the main characters once occupied by an old man who was found dead in the lounge.