Ian Irving has built a reputation as being a fine corporate comic and speaker at numerous events. Whether it be corporate hospitality, sporting functions, company events, product launches, linking conferences or hosting award ceremonies, Ian can tailor his act to suit the clients requirements.


As a regular on the After Dinner circuit he has worked around the world with luminaries from various sports such as Sir Bobby Charlton, Sir Henry Cooper, Lennox Lewis, Frank Bruno, Phil Tuffnell, Barry McGuigan and Bill Beaumont. Ian regularly appears at many corporate events and golf days (his handicap is 16) and is willing to participate in activities if so required by the client. An avid sports fan with the ability to incorporate sports related material into an entertaining and amusing routine.

He started his show business career in 1986 winning many talent shows at various venues around the country. His first television appearance was on ‘Surprise, Surprise’ in 1987 followed by ‘New Faces’ in the same year. He has appeared in some of the most prestigious venues around the country supporting many leading performers such as Lionel Richie, Jim Davidson, Bonnie Tyler and The Four Tops to name but a few. At the London Palladium he Dame Vera Lynn and Mike Yarwood.

In addition to theatre and television appearances Ian regulary entertains the Armed Forces around the world, in addition to this he performs internationally for companies in Dubai, Barbados, South Africa, Cyprus, Portugal, Germany, Spain and The USA. Ian’s extensive cabaret performances have incorporated many summer seasons on the holiday circuit for companies such as Butlins, Pontins, Warners and Havens amongst others. He has also performed comedy on cruises run by the major tour companies.

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