Ian Fox is a Comedian, Writer and Photographer and has produced a show every year at the Edinburgh Fringe since 2003.

In 2007, his show ‘The Butterfly Effect’ was recorded as a pilot for BBC Radio.

Broadcast Work

In 2007, his show ‘The Butterfly Effect’ was recorded as a pilot for BBC Radio.

Commissioned by the Comedy unit in Manchester the show was written by Ian Fox and Carl Cooper and starred Jo Enright and James Quinn.

Edinburgh Fringe

Ian has written 4 original shows on completley different subjects from the complexity of Chaos Theory, to a one man detective story to two shows with pictures.

All shows have received four star ratings.

Regular compere of ‘Pick of the Fringe’ shows.

Comedy Circuit

Regularly work for Buzz Comedy, Mirth Control, Funny Bones and various independent producers all over the country.

Member of the MEN@work topical comedy team at the Manchester and Leeds Comedy Store.

Press Quotes

“Funny fascinating and engaging”

Kate Copstick – The Scotsman

“Charming, witty and most importantly, really quite original”

– Broadway Baby

“Entertains you instantly”

– British Comedy Guide

“Several divisions higher in the comedy league”

Steve Bennett – Chortle

“Fascinating, charming, intelligent and above all incredibly funny”.

– Leeds Guide


Ian has supported well known TV comedians on theatre tours in prestige venues.

Including Arthur Smith at The Lowry Theatre in Salford.


Runner-up in the 2004 City Life North West Comedian of the Year competition.


First book ‘How to Produce, Perform and Write an Edinburgh Fringe Comedy Show‘ published in March 2012.


Ian has taught youngster stand-up comedy as a confidence builder and introductory courses to photography.


2012 – Edinburgh Fringe Survival Guide Live (Pleasance Courtyard)

British Theatre Guide


2005 – Seymour Mace – Imaginary Friends Reunited (Assembly Rooms)

The List