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LADIES AND GENTLEMEN FOR YOUR ENTERTAINMENT TONIGHT WE HAVE A COMEDIAN ALL THE WAY FROM ESSEX PLEASE WELCOME IAN IRVING.

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BIOGRAPHY

BORN IN ESSEX, IAN FIRST CAME TO PROMINENCE IN 1997 ON UK TELEVISIONAS PART OF CILLA BLACK'S "SUPRISE SUPRISE" SHOW. THIS WAS SHORTLY FOLLOWED BY HIM APPEARING IN THE FINAL OF THE NATIONWIDE TALENT SHOW, NEW FACES - THE SUCCESS OF WHICH SAW HIM EMBARK ON A NATIONWIDE THEATRE TOUR.

IAN HAS EXPERIENCE FROM BOTH SIDES OF THE CAMERA, HE HAS BEEN A WARM-UP ARTIST FOR TV SHOWS INCLUDING BLANKETY BLANK, AND FAST FRIENDS WITH LES DAWSON, SITCOMS BRUSH STROKES, BREAD, IN SICKNESS AND IN HEALTH WITH WARREN MITCHELL(ALF GARNETT).

HE PERFORMED LIVE ON "PEBBLE MILL AT ONE" AND "KILROY", WHICH LED TO A PART IN THE TV SERIES "THE CHIEF".

WHICH IN TURN LED TO IAN'S APPEARANCE ON CELEBRITY SQUARES WITH BOB MONKHOUSE THEN ONTO HIS OWN HALF HOUR SHOW CALLED "STAND & DELIVER".

HE HAS PERFORMED AT MANY OF THE MOST PRESTIGIOUS VENUES IN THE UK SUPPORTING LEADING ACTS INCLUDING, LIONEL RICHIE, SIMPLE RED, ELKIE BROOKS, SMOKEY ROBINSON, THE FOUR TOPS, THE DRIFTERS, AND THE JERSEY BOYS, BONNIE TYLER, SIR BRUCE FORSYTH, JIM DAVIDSON, JIMMY TARBUCK, RUSS ABBOT.

IAN HAS APPEARED AT THE WORLD FAMOUS "LONDON PALLADIUM" AS WELL AS "HER MAJESTY'S THEATHRE" IN THE WEST END OF LONDON WITH TOP SHOWBIZ STARS.

HIS WORK HAS TAKEN HIM AROUND THE GLOBE PERFORMING HIS UNIQUE COMEDY ROUTINES IN BARBADOS, CYPRUS, DUBAI, MALTA, MAURITIUS, PARIS, PORTUGAL, SOUTH AFRICA, SPAIN, USA, AND NOT FORGETTING CANVEY ISLAND.

HE LOOKS FORWARD TO ENTERTAINING YOU AT THIS EVENT.

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