Liam Dolan

Scottish Entertainer and Presenter

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Liam Dolan

Liam has been performing since the early age of 7 when he entered and won his first talent competition. His first acting role was when he was 12 years old playing the Mad Hatter in a musical version of Alice in Wonderland. His first ever television appearance was at 13, he

was a featured act on Granada Children’s variety show But can you do it on He then went on to work as an Actor/Comedian/Entertainer.

Liam worked as a Red-coat at The Metropole Hotel in Blackpool, toured the UK with children’s shows, worked as an entertainer on cruise ships in the Caribbean and also hosted his own weekend breakfast radio show on Clan FM in Scotland. However it was ten years later, in November 2000 that Liam won the BBC Talent Television Programme. He beat 14,000 people to become the new face of CBBC which led to him presenting The Breakfast Show and Sunday Show. Liam went on to present Diggit and Diggin It every Saturday and Sunday morning on GMTV for 2 years and then to present Studio Disney on The Disney Channel. Since leaving the wonderful world of Kid’s Telly Liam has presented Bid2win, Quiz TV, The Great Big British Quiz on Sky and Channel 5, Brainbox on UTV, The Jewellery Channel. Bid TV & the Nightshift on STV. Other television credits include: Blue Peter, Auntie’s Bloomers, Ready Steady Cook, Out take TV, F.B.I., Ukool Live, S Club Search, Rocket Race and Prom in The Park.

Liam also presented The Disney Channel Kids Awards at the London Arena and The Royal Albert Hall. He has presented 2 episodes of See You See Me for BBC Scotland and appeared as himself in a cameo role in the second series of Footballers Wives - Extra Time. He has also toured with his own cabaret show Liam Dolan - Laugh Out Loud which he took to Costa del Sol, Egypt, Cyprus, Turkey and Portugal.  

He also wrote & performed The Liam Dolan Show at the Palace Theatre, Kilmarnock which sold out. Pantomime credits include Wishee Washee, (Rothes Halls, Fife), Merlin The Magnificent (Citizens Theatre, Glasgow), Jack and the Beanstalk (Alban Arena, St Albans), Goldilocks and the 3 Bears (Wyvern Theatre, Swindon), Aladdin (Assembly Halls, Tunbridge Wells), Robin Hood and Hunchback of Notre Dame (M&M Productions) Liam has also appeared in and directed Beauty & The Beast, Mother Goose, Sleeping Beauty & Dick Whittington at the Palace Theatre Kilmarnock. He also directed two Scottish tours of Tony Roper’s classic comedy The Steamie. Liam was associate director for Brenda Cochrane’s autobiographical one woman show Just for Joe. As an actor he has appeared in High Road (STV) Taggart (STV) Trial and Error (Channel 4) The Princess Stallion (Hallmark Films).