Comedian and Actor
Raymond Mearns is one of the UK’s busiest circuit comics and can be seen regularly performing at venues all across the country and frequently on the International Comedy Circuit
Described by Frankie Boyle as ‘a genuine improvisational genius’, Raymond is universally regarded as one of the best and most consistent comedians in the land.
All the while he has also balanced his comedy career to incorporate work as a character actor in film and TV, with roles in “Rab C Nesbitt”, “ScotSquad”, “River City”, “Limmy’s Show” and “Legit'” amongst many others.
Raymond is a regular panellist on the BBC Scotland satirical comedy show “Breaking the News”, where he has won plaudits and picked up a whole new fan base by combining erudition with his considerable comic talent to create a unique voice and many memorable moments on this ground breaking show which is recorded in front of a live audience.
Raymond’s Films include “Ae Fond Kiss” (2004) and “It's a Free World” (2007), both directed by Ken Loach, “Doors Open” (2012) written by Ian Rankin and starring Stephen Fry and the BAFTA nominated feature film “Limbo” (2021) directed by Ben Sharrock.