No one can command the stage quite like Iain Connell. A truly talented comedian, he has spent his career writing and featuring in some of the most popular television programmes in Scotland. As an event entertainer, he tours the country to bring his comedy set to enchanted audiences. No matter the event, an adaptable comedian like Iain can tickle audiences of all ages, whether corporate or public.
Born in 1976, Iain's first on-screen performance was The Big Picnic. Playing Billy Blair, the show followed a group of young Scottish men fight in the first world war. Ian established himself as a promising actor, which later led him to appear in VideoGaiden in 2006, Legit in 2007 and Empty in 2008. Legit was a BBC One Scotland show which included two main characters selling pirated films and software. The show received critical acclaim. Followed by Empty, a BBC Two sitcom, Iain wrote the series with Robert Florence as well as made a cameo appearance.
In 2011, Iain played Gordon Conway in Rab C. Nesbitt. The Scottish comedy series was set in Glasgow and first aired in 1988. In 2015 with Burnistoun's Big Night, 2016 with Burnistoun Goes To Work and finally from 2009 to 2019 with Burnistown, Iain proved his versatility by playing various characters. Ian wrote the Scottish comedy sketch show with Robert, the same comedian who wrote Empty, so it is no surprise that the series was met with critical acclaim. Playing several different characters, the show touched upon Scottish stereotypes and interesting characters. Ideal for events, Iain's adaptable comedic style makes him perfect for a wide range of audiences. Whether young or old, corporate or public, this talented individual has the drive and talent to keep audiences hooked for his entire set. There are few comedians with the experience, style and authenticity as Iain.