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Iain Stirling

Iain STIRLING (Scotland)

Making his NZ debut in the 2017 International Comedy Festival, one of Scotland's rising comedy stars

Iain burst onto the comedy scene whilst studying Law at Edinburgh University, during which he reached the finals of both the Paramount Funniest Student competition (2009) and the Chortle Student Comedian of the Year competition (2009).  

Since his days as a rookie he's performed five consecutive sold out and acclaimed shows at the Edinburgh Fringe: Happy To Be The Clown? (2012), Iain Stirling At Home (2013), Everything (2014), Touchy Feely (2015) and Onwards! (2016).

A well-known face on television, Iain is also the recognisable, cheeky voice of Love Island (ITV2) which is now in its second series, adding to a list of multiple credits including: performing on Russell Howard’s Good News (BBC Three), Russell Howard’s Stand Up Central and Drunk History (Comedy Central), as well as hosting his own Scottish BAFTA nominated (best children’s show) panel show The Dog Ate My Homework (CBBC).  

A regular voice on the UK radio too, Iain has made appearances on shows including The Now Show, Dilemma (Radio 4), and The Josh Widdicombe Show (XFM).

 

Reviews:

"An extremely likeable, spiky, charming comedian" 
★★★★★ Broadway Baby UK 

"Huge talented rising star" 
Timeout UK 

"One of the best joke writers on the circuit" 
GQ

"A very bright, peppy prospect"
The Independent

 

Videos:
Watch Iain on Russell Howard's Stand Up Central 
Watch Iain on BBC1's 4 Minutes

 

Online: 
Follow Iain on Twitter: @IainDoesJokes
Like Iain on Facebook: Iain Does Jokes
For more information on Iain visit his website: www.iaindoesjokes.com

AWARDS

Best Children's Presenter Nominee - 2011 BAFTA
Best Newcomer Nominee - 2011 Chortle Awards
Rising Star Nominee - 2011 LOADED LAFTAs
Student Comedian of the Year Finalist - 2009 Chortle Awards 
Paramount Funniest Student 2009 Finalist


8:00 p.m. at SKYCITY Theatre

Adults $54.00, Conc. $48.00

8:00 p.m. at Bruce Mason Theatre

Adults $49.50 / Conc $45.50

10:00 p.m. at The Classic Studio

Adults $25 / Concession $20 (R18)

8:30 p.m. at Rangatira @ Q Theatre

Adults $49.50, Conc. $45.50, Monday & Tuesday Special $39.50

8:30 p.m. at Rangatira @ Q Theatre

Adults $49.50, Conc. $45.50, Monday & Tuesday Special $39.50

8:30 p.m. at Rangatira @ Q Theatre

Adults $49.50, Conc. $45.50, Monday & Tuesday Special $39.50

8:30 p.m. at Rangatira @ Q Theatre

Adults $49.50, Conc. $45.50, Monday & Tuesday Special $39.50

10:00 p.m. at The Classic Studio

Adults $25 / Concession $20 (R18)

8:30 p.m. at Rangatira @ Q Theatre

Adults $49.50, Conc. $45.50, Monday & Tuesday Special $39.50

10:00 p.m. at The Classic Studio

Adults $25 / Concession $20 (R18)

8:30 p.m. at Rangatira @ Q Theatre

Adults $49.50, Conc. $45.50, Monday & Tuesday Special $39.50

10:00 p.m. at The Classic Studio

Adults $25 / Concession $20 (R18)

8:30 p.m. at Rangatira @ Q Theatre

Adults $49.50, Conc. $45.50, Monday & Tuesday Special $39.50

8:30 p.m. at Rangatira @ Q Theatre

Adults $49.50, Conc. $45.50, Monday & Tuesday Special $39.50

8:30 p.m. at Rangatira @ Q Theatre

Adults $49.50, Conc. $45.50, Monday & Tuesday Special $39.50

8:30 p.m. at Rangatira @ Q Theatre

Adults $49.50, Conc. $45.50, Monday & Tuesday Special $39.50

8:30 p.m. at Rangatira @ Q Theatre

Adults $49.50, Conc. $45.50, Monday & Tuesday Special $39.50

8:30 p.m. at Rangatira @ Q Theatre

Adults $49.50, Conc. $45.50, Monday & Tuesday Special $39.50