Bailey was born in Huddersfield but grew up in Glasgow and has just graduated from the BA Acting Course at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland. His stage credits include: San Diego; Humbug!; The Breathing House; Strucken Moon; Julius Caesar; Philistines and Middletown (all Royal Conservatoire of Scotland); Blackout (Glasgow Acting Academy/NT New Connections). Bailey's television credits include: The Field of Blood and The Sunny (both BBC Scotland). Bailey has a strong tenor singing voice and enjoys comedy improv, children's theatre, and physical theatre.