ABOUT

Ian Smith (BBC3’s Sweat the Small Stuff, BBC2’s Popatron) is an award-winning comedian.

Ian has performed three critically acclaimed Edinburgh solo shows, as well as appearing in the award-winning “underground comedy hit of the fringe” (Guardian), ‘Waiting for Gaddot’. His 2015 show, ‘Whereabouts’ was nominated for the Amused Moose Comedy Award and received rave reviews (★★★★★ The Mirror ★★★★★ Three Weeks ★★★★★ Angry Microwave ★★★★★ Black Diamond).

Ian is also one third of iTunes top-10-charting podcast, The Magic Sponge, alongside Rob Beckett and Jimmy Bullard.

Ian also has a range of acting roles, including a lead role in BBC2 sitcom Popatron, starring alongside Katherine Parkinson in Sky comedy Officially Special and a leading role in BBC1 drama The Ark, starring David Threlfall.

“Fantastically funny”The Times

“Proper star quality”The Guardian

“You’d do well to catch him now before his inevitable jump to the big time” – The Telegraph

TV/FILM

ComedySWEAT THE SMALL STUFF / BBC 3
ComedyBBC THREE AT THE FRINGE / BBC 3
TelevisionSIBLINGS (SERIES 2) / BBC 3
Television(Lead) THE ARK / BBC 1
Television(Guest Lead)GIVE OUT GIRLS / Comedy Central
Television(Lead) OFFICIALLY SPECIAL / Sky
TelevisionTHE SYNDICATE / BBC 1
TelevisionWHITE HEAT / BBC 2
TelevisionFOR THE WIN / BBC 3
TelevisionTHE FUNCTION ROOM / Channel 4
Television(Lead) POPATRON / BBC2
Feature FilmA WONDERFUL CHRISTMAS TIME
Feature FilmBENNY AND JOLENE