Ian Mcintosh

Ian’s Dad’s side hails from East Wall in North Dublin but they emigrated to Coventry in the 1950’s. His Mother’s side are Scottish, from deepest Glasgow. 

As an aspiring singer from a young age, Ian left home at 16 yrs old. He gained a full scholarship to Masters Performing Arts College where he trained under the guidance of Wendy Headford for 4 years. 

In 2015, Ian was nominated for an Olivier Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role for his portrayal of Barry Mann in Beautiful: The Carole King Musical (Aldwych Theatre) – a role he created in the West End.

Additional theatre credits include: Galileo Figaro in We Will Rock You (20th Anniversary Tour); Galileo Figaro in We Will Rock You (UK Tour); Young Ben Stone in Follies (National Theatre); Sid Worley in An Officer and A Gentleman (UK and Ireland Tour); Bud in Angels, Punks and Raging Queens (The Criterion); Ray/Alternate Deco Cuffe in The Commitments (Palace Theatre); Alternate Drew Boley in Rock of Ages (Garrick & Shaftesbury Theatres); An Evening with Duncan Sheik & Stephen Sater (The Other Palace); Hair (European Arena Tour); High School Musical 2 (UK and Ireland Tour), Can’t Buy Me Love (UK Tour)

Film: Ian recently played the role of the Aneasthetist in the film adaptation of Roald Dahl’s Matilda the Musical (Netflix).

Vocal Artist: Lead vocalist on Enid Blyton’s The Famous Five Animated Series – Disney Channel Worldwide;

Workshops: Hugo’s Father in Hugo; Frank Sinatra in Sammy the Musical; Irving Radovich in Roman Holiday (London & Shanghai); Pip in The Navigator; Pink’s Father in The Wall – Pink Floyd Musical; Nick in The Famous Five; Michael in The Canary Girls. 

Ian is excited to return to Roddy Doyle’s The Commitments and feels it’s a privilege to be taking on the iconic role of Deco Cuffe again, a role he previously shared with Killian Donnelly in the original West End production at the Palace Theatre, London.