Iain Stuart Dootson

  • Actor
    Male / Greater London
  • Ethnicity
    Caucasian
    Age Range
    42 - 52
    Height
    5' 8" (1m 75cm)
    Weight
    11st. (70kg)
    Hair Colour
    Brown
    Eye Colour
    Blue
    Build
    Medium
  • Files

    • video file (wmv)
  • Links

    IMDB
    IMDB
    Twitter
    twitter
    LinkedIn
    linkedin
    Spotlight Member
    yes
    Equity
    yes

Reviews

YearReviewPublication
2013the irresistible Dug...The acting is excellent especially Iain Dootson as Dug.The Scotsman.
Joy Hendry
highbeam.com
2013....takes emotional intensity to a new level...Dootson's professor is delicate and edgy, his charm and brutality a magnetic mix.
Sarah Jenkins
questia.com
2013great comic timing, a good singing voice and terrific versatility ....a delight to watch and had the audience in stitches.
Helen Grady
buxtonfringe.org.uk
2013An actor who used his whole body and face to marvellous effect...his long speech showcased his comic talents brilliantly
Marion Cotter
towertheatre.co
2013fine vocal skills... a lovely comic style....sparkling dustings of Dootson... a lovely,folksy singing voice, a delight to hear..
Thelma Good
edinburghguide.com

Credits

YearRole / TypeName of Production / DirectorCompany / Venue
2016Ernie Boehme
Theatre
Three Brothers
Preece Killick
Vulcanello Productions
N16 and Etcetera
2016Denise
Film (Short)
Denise
Kenneth O'Toole
Restless by Nature
2015Krook
Theatre
Incredible Midtown The Game
Sara Stockbridge
Escape in Time
Lincoln's Inn Fields
2015Barry
Film (Short)
The Backseat
Miranda Howard-Williams
Hidden Arts Films
2014Abanazar
Theatre
A Lad in Tights
Simon Gross
SG Productions
Prince of Wales Drury Lane
2014Robin Taverner
Theatre
A Set of Lies agreed upon
Susan Crothers
503 rapid response
Theatre 503
2014Glenn Greenwald
Theatre
Wistleblower:the Edward Snowden story
Alex McConnell
Richard Roques
Waterloo East
2014Gordon
Corporate
The three beers
Simon Greene
Greene King
2013Abraham/Saul/Norman/Christmas Spirit
Theatre (Tour)
The Christmouse Tale
Callum Arnott
Pendle Productions
2013Jack
Film (Short)
Lisa's meatballs
Mario Andrisani
Andrisani Ltd
2013Lord Archeron
Online / Digital
One Fine Time Lord
Brendan Sheppard
DR. Who-online.co.uk/Children in Need
2011 - 2012Stand Up Comedian
Theatre (Tour)
Johnny Monitor's Olympic Rant
Iain Dootson
Iain Dootson
2012Miss Trunchbull
Workshops
MatildaKidz on the Hill
2011Fagin
Workshops
OliverKidz on the Hill
2010Magwitch
Theatre
Great Expectations
Jack Gunn
SKD
The Rose
2010Soldan
Theatre
TAMBURLAINEPaul Vitty
Lion and Unicorn Theatre
2008 - 2009Compere/emcee
Presenter
Up All Night Open micUp All Night
Spice of Life
2009St. Peter
Theatre
Jesus:The Wasted Years
Andrew Neil
Bowman Productions
The Old Red Lion
2009John Stapleton
Theatre
The Baskerville Beast
Peter Gordeno
SKD
Questors and tour
2008Scout/Lacey/Mr. Biscuit/Carl Redken/Cliff
Theatre (Tour)
The Rights Stuff
Brendon Burns
Solent Peoples Theatre
Tour
2007Cook/Swiss Cheese
Theatre (Tour)
Mother Courage and her Children
Brendon Burns
Solent Peoples Theatre
2006Professor
Theatre
The Cockroach Waltz
Katerina Curtis
Inventome
2005Maurice
Theatre (Tour)
Stand Up and Be Counted
Brendon Burns
Solent Peoples Theatre
2005Hansel
Theatre
Hansel and Gretel
Bernie C. Byrnes
Kipper TIE
Edinburgh and Buxton Fringe
2005Pete
Theatre
Two Teams of Carraghers
Steve Marmion
Little London Theatre Company
Soho Theatre
2004Johnny
Film (Short)
Johnny gets the Blues
Dale Trueman
Doggitt Films
New Zealand
2004Neighbour
Film (Short)
Blind
Charles Castell
Furlongs Productions
2004Various animals
Theatre (Tour)
The Mole who knew it was none of his business
Bernie C. Byrnes
Kipper TIE
Edinburgh etc.
2003Man
Film (Student)
Sunless Boulevard
Anthony Cochrane
Punchdrunk
2003Chorus
Theatre
The Cure at Troy
Helen Eastman
Floodtide
Etcetera Theatre/ Albany/ BAC
2003Mr Mushnik
Theatre
Little Shop of Horrors
John Plews
Ovation Upstairs at the Gatehouse
Upstairs at The Gatehouse
2002Engineer
Commercial
Jobability
Ricky Gervais
Trumpet
2002Chippewa Chip
Theatre
Wolfgame
Helen Eastman
Floodtide
Union Theatre
2002Feste
Theatre (Tour)
Twelfth Night
Karen Crow
Chapterhouse Theatre Company
2002Hal
Theatre
Kvetch
Pat Grosse
Tower Theatre Company
Tower Theatre
2001Vadier/ Executioner's assistant
Theatre
Shadow on the Sun
Bruce Jamieson
Galleon Theatre Company
2001Ernestinho Ledesma
Theatre
Cousin Basilio
Bruce Jamieson
Galleon Theatre Company
2001Lord Gowrie
Theatre
True For Ever
Andrew Neil
Little London Theatre Company
Old Red Lion
2001Puzzle expert
TV
Persuasion
Claudine King-Dabbs
BBC
2000Dug
Theatre
The Garden
Ilona Munro
Celts and Comrades
Greyfriars Kirkhouse
2000Harold
Theatre
In The Boom Boom Room
James Gilbreath
Confederate Theatre
1999Lover
Film (Docu)
Documentary
Jane Green
Channel 4
Channel 4
1999Mike
TV
999BBC
  • Education

    YearQualificationWhere
    20002 yr. ActingCity Lit

    Additional Skills

    Licensed busker on the London Underground

    Singer/song-writer.

    ...takes emotional intensity to a new level...Dootson's professor is delicate and edgy, his charm and brutality a magnetic mix.

    The Independent

    great comic timing, a good singing voice and terrific versatility ....a delight to watch and had the audience in stitches.

    Buxton fringe

    fine vocal skills... a lovely comic style....sparkling dustings of Dootson... a lovely,folksy singing voice, a delight to hear..

    Edinburgh guide

    "An actor who used his whole body and face to marvellous effect...his long speech showcased his comic talents brilliantly." towertheatre.co/archive, Marion Cotter

    "..the irresistible Dug...The acting is excellent especially Iain Dootson as Dug." The Scotsman Joy Hendry

    Additional Information

    Compere for "Up All Night Music" at The Spice of Life, Soho, London.

    About me

    Iain is an experienced character actor, adept at playing both comic and serious roles. He has also appeared as a stand-up comic on the London circuit. Examples of his work as a singer-songwriter/guitarist can be found at

    www.soundcloud.com/iain-stuart-dootson and www.reverbnation.com/johnnymonitor

  • Skills

    Skin Colour
    • White
    Accents (International)
    • Australian
    • French
    • Spanish
    • Yiddish
    Experienced In
    • Film (Professional)
    • Film (Student)
    • Presenting
    • Theatre (Fringe)
    • Theatre (Professional)
    • TV
    • Voice Over
    Interested in
    • Corporate
    • Film (Professional)
    • Film (Student)
    • Modelling
    • Presenting
    • Radio
    • Theatre (Fringe)
    • Theatre (Professional)
    • TV
    • Voice Over
    Languages Spoken
    • English
    • French
    Musical Skills
    • Guitar
    Organisation Memberships
    • Equity
    Accents (UK)
    • Birmingham
    • Cheshire
    • Cockney
    • Geordie
    • Lancashire
    • Liverpool
    • London
    • Manchester
    • Northern England
    • Northern Irish
    • Northern Working Class
    • RP
    • Scottish Highlands
    • Scottish, Standard
    • Southern England
    • Yorkshire
    Accents (North American)
    • General American
    • New York City
    Hair Length
    • Long
    Specific Singing Skills
    • Baritone
    Perform nude?
    • No
    Stage Combat Skills
    • No
    Driving Licences
    • Standard
    General Singing Skills
    • Advanced
    Native accent
    • English
    DBS checked
    • Yes
    Character Types
    • Professional
    • Free-spirited
    • Scruffy
    • Posh
    • Intellectual