‘Provides an intriguing twentysomething perspective on the current state of his nation’ Guardian Guide
Edinburgh’s BAFTA-winning stand-up comedian Iain Stirling (voice of Love Island) has added two extra dates at the Pleasance Grand at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe on Friday 11th and Saturday 12th August at 11.15pm. The shows have been announced in response to a phenomenal demand for tickets, after selling out the entire run in advance of the festival opening. Iain is one of three comedians to have sold-out before kicking off, joining Frankie Boyle and Sara Pascoe. Tickets are available through Iain’s website www.iaindoesjokes.com and are on general sale now.
U OK HUN? X explores dinner party etiquette, feminism and the pressures on a generation brought up in a world of instant gratification. Following the Fringe, Iain is set to embark on a 30-date tour from the 1st February to the 7th April 2018 which includes a date at London’s Leicester Square Theatre on Friday 23rd February.
This summer, Iain has enjoyed widespread critical acclaim for writing and voicing witty one-liners on ITV2’s hit National Television Award and Broadcast Award nominated series Love Island. The show smashed rating records, pulling in the channel’s biggest-ever audience of 2.9 million at its peak and attracting an average of 2.6 million tuning in to see it daily. He was also on our screens hosting CelebAbility, a brand-new physical comedy entertainment show on ITV2 which saw celebrities and members of the public go head-to-head in rounds of games.
Iain’s intuitive razor-sharp humour has seen him sell out 5 shows at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe to date and rack up numerous television credits including Virtually Famous (E4), Drunk History and Russell Howard’s Stand Up Central (both Comedy Central), Russell Howard’s Good News and Sweat the Small Stuff (both BBC Three) and Fake Reaction and Safe Word (both ITV2).
WHAT THE PRESS HAVE SAID ABOUT IAIN STIRLING
There’s one person everyone is talking about…His Love Island commentary is the stuff of legend, and ITV2 viewers are often in stitches with his flippant remarks and funny one liners. OK!
His commentary is one of the best in the biz …From pithy one-liners to hilarious observations on the day’s goings on, the 29-year-old is quickly emerging as our favourite star of the ITV2 show Mirror
People have gone crazy for his hilarious one-liners and witty observations The Sun
What’s the best thing about Love Island? The drama? The bed-hopping? Actually, many viewers maintain it’s the witty voiceovers provided by comedian Iain Stirling Metro
Offering up short, sharp and smart thoughts…Stirling also adds a topical panel show vibe to [Love Island’s] proceedings Radio Times
Love Island’s voiceover artist became the surprise new star of comedy The i
Hilarious Scottish narrator brings some serious banter to the show with his punchy one-liners Daily Mail
One of Scotland’s hottest newcomers The Scotsman
Lovely satirical description Chortle
Possesses all the born-with-it-or-you’re-not-qualities associated with the world’s leading comics The List
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