Iain Stirling

Comedian, Person

1988 –

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Who is Iain Stirling?

Iain Andrew Stirling is a Scottish comedian, writer and television presenter from Edinburgh now based in Manchester.

Having started stand-up whilst in his final year of Law at Edinburgh University, a year which saw him make the final of both the Paramount Funniest Student and Chortle Student Comedian of the Year competitions, he is now a regular on the UK comedy circuit. Having been dubbed one of Scotland's 'Hottest Newcomers' by The Scotsman after his performance in front of 750 people at the Glasgow Fruitmarket, he has progressed at an alarming rate and now gigs all over the UK including The Stand, The Comedy Store, Off The Kerb and various smaller clubs. Stirling also appeared in a singing contest in 2002.

After being spotted at a gig, Iain has since presented the CBBC Channel along with his canine sidekick Hacker T. Dog from the CBBC TV show Scoop, and other sidekicks including Dodge the Dog, 'The Toad of Wisdom', and 'Pig With 'Tasche'. He has also worked as a writer on a number of projects for the likes of CBBC and BBC Scotland. He also appeared in Scoop as the postboy in the first four episodes of the new series.

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Born
Jan 27, 1988
Edinburgh
Profession
Education
  • University of Edinburgh
Lived in
  • Edinburgh

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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