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Iain Stirling is a comedian and BAFTA nominated presenter. A well-known face on television, Iain is the recognisable cheeky voice of Love Island (ITV2) Other credits include 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), joining the panel on Fake Reaction and Safe Word (ITV2) and Sweat the Small Stuff (BBC Three), A regular voice on the radio too, Iain has made appearances on shows including The Now Show, Dilemma (Radio 4), The Josh Widdicombe Show (XFM) and recorded a Radio One takeover. Finalist, Scottish Comedian Of The Year 2008 and Best Newcomer Chortle Nominee 2011. 'An innate sense of timing, with perfect pace and phrasing' (Chortle) Iain Stirling featured in Ents24's 20 Hardest Working Comedians of 2018 list.
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Impressionist and star of YouTube hit Downstairs At Downton, writer and performer Luke Kempner has appeared in Sleeping Beauty for Salisbury Playhouse, the UK tour of South Pacific, LIFT at the Soho Theatre, the UK tours of Avenue Q and Les Miserables. He has appeared on TV on ‘The Tracey Ullman Show’ and in 2016 became the resident comedian on ‘Celebrity Big Brother’s Bit On The Side’, as well as presenting a special radio programme of music and impressions on Magic 104.5 and Virgin Radio. Luke is a graduate of the Guildford School of Acting. 'A fine impressionist, giving a splendid display of Downtonry' (Stephen Fry) 'Remarkable, tour de force one-man show. If this doesn't prove a wow in Edinburgh and beyond, then I'm Dame Maggie Smith' (The Daily Telegraph) 'The energizer bunny of impressionists' (The Huffington Post) ‘Gloriously funny' (The Independent on Sunday).
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'Anyone who has seen Russell Hicks knows that it is never the same show twice. Taking a different approach than most comedians, Russell Hicks weaves improvisation with stream of conscious delivery that has moved many audience members to return for two nights in a row. Nothing in this biography can do his act justice other than to say, you just have to see him live'. 'Russell Hicks is amazing' (Comedy Palace)
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The Bear Club
- 24a Guildford Street
- Mill Yard
- LU1 2NR