“As the voiceover of a generation he’s become a national sensation” Samuel Fishwick, Evening Standard
“a show with a dark edge but delivered with utmost skill and affability…a treat” ★★★★ Sharon Lougher, Metro

4th September 2020 – BAFTA-winning comedian Iain Stirling (Love Island, Taskmaster) has rescheduled the Autumn leg of his Failing Upwards stand-up tour to run from 1st October through to the 19th November 2021 as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic. The 54-date tour begins with the rescheduled Spring leg on the 1st March 2021. Two shows will be recorded for Iain’s previously announced Amazon Prime Video Special at the original hometown venue Edinburgh King’s Theatre on the 28th March, whilst a free show for NHS workers at the Alexandra Palace Theatre has moved to the 14th November 2021.

Iain Stirling said: “I’m really gutted that I won’t be seeing you this year but please stay safe and I can’t wait to get back on tour in 2021″

Tickets for Iain’s rescheduled tour dates are available at 10am today at iaindoesjokes.com

Iain’s biggest stand-up tour to date with brand-new show Failing Upwards will see him explore topics including his inability to function in the most basic of public settings, social media’s constant pressure to “live your best life” and that one time a man stole his shoes.

Iain is best known as the witty voice of the hit reality show Love Island (ITV2) spanning six series. Following his success on Love Island, Iain has appeared in series 8 of Taskmaster (Dave) and hosted four series of CelebAbilitIy (ITV2). This adds to an extensive list of television credits including, The Russell Howard Hour, Comedians Watching Football with Friends (Sky One), The Jonathan Ross Show (ITV1), Saturday Kitchen (BBC One) and The Comedy BusRussell Howard’s Stand Up Central, The Chris Ramsey Show, Drunk History and The Comedy Store (Comedy Central). Iain co-wrote and hosted six series of the comedy panel show The Dog Ate My Homework (CBBC) which saw him win 2018’s RTS Scotland’s On Screen Personality and 2017’s Children’s BAFTA Best Presenter Award (2017).

An Edinburgh Festival Fringe favourite, Iain has performed five sold-out and critically-acclaimed shows, including U OK Hun? X (2017) which sold out the entire Edinburgh Fringe run in advance.

He released his first book about millennials, Not F*cking Ready To Adult, through HarperCollins in May 2018, along with a companion podcast of the same name.

Other Things The Press Has Said About Iain Stirling

“At his best the Edinburgh native is an unhinged free-form anecdotist” ★★★★ Mark Wareham, Mail On Sunday
“An extremely funny hour of observational and surreal comedy” Rupert Hawksley, The Telegraph
“Love Island is really funny, thanks in no small part to Scottish comedian Iain Stirling’s voiceover” Tim Jonze, The Guardian
This summer Stirling is also establishing himself as the voice of the British millennial” Hattie Crisell, The Times

For more information please contact: Victoria Wedderburn at Avalon on vwedderburn@avalonuk.com or 07557160139