Ranked among the top ten stand-ups in Britain by The Independent, Ian Stone is one of the most talented topical acts and comperes in the country. Edgy and provocative, with an easy-going manner and self-deprecating style, Ian is at great ease bantering with an audience. He's a member of the Comedy Store's critically acclaimed 'Cutting Edge' team. Ian also received a nomination in 2012 for the BEST SHOW at the Leicester Comedy Festival Awards.
He has performed all over the world including Comedy Festivals in Australia, New Zealand, Hong Kong, South Africa, Holland and France He was the first British stand-up to perform in Moscow and the first performer to appear for The Comedy Store in Mumbai.
On ESPN in 2013, Ian presented Off The Ball, a weekly comedy sports panel show. The guest list read like a who’s who of the nations favourite comedy talent and included Alan Davies, Dara O'Briain and Lee Mack. In May 2014, the show was renamed The Football's On, moved to BT Sport and ran for two seasons.
On Radio 5 Live, Ian is a regular guest on their flagship sports panel show Fighting Talk. In 2010, he was part of the team that presented six shows of The Armchair World Cup. Ian was also part of the team on The Alan Davies Saturday Morning Show.
On Radio 4, Ian presented a critically acclaimed football documentary entitled "Footballs Home Fans" in December 2012 and a follow up show called "Football's Loyal Fans" at the end of 2013.
Ian was awarded a Sony Silver Award for best sports programme in 2012 and in 2015 won the Gold Award for best Specialist Programme of the Year at the Arqiva Commercial Radio Awards.
"Seriously funny" - The Guardian
"…like a cross between Tony Hancock and Frankie Howerd. Stone is probably better than we deserve. Ultimately, it is the sheer quantity of funny material that really impresses." - The List