The official website for British writer and lyricist, Ian Curran

Ian's new book is out now!

Join Little Brown Owl as she sets off on an adventure to find her own 'twoo'.

Ian has written the book and lyrics for Sleeping Beauty The Musical, the concert show, One Night At The V.E Day Proms, and OH WHAT A NIGHT which is currently on a 70 date UK theatre tour.

His debut children's book, The Owl That Could Only Twit is out now and available in hardback, softcover and as an ebook.

Ian grew up in Ashton-Under-Lyne on the outskirts of Manchester, UK and always loved writing stories. He studied at The Hulme Grammar School and Sixth Form College before graduating with a BA Hons in English Literature and Drama from The University of Sheffield.

Ian has travelled the world as an actor and presenter and now lives in Stockport with his wife, Hannah, and his son, James.

Children's Book Author, Writer and Lyricist, Ian Curran.
Children's Book Author, Writer and Lyricist, Ian Curran.

Live Performances

Ian is currently performing the role of Tommy in the UK Theatre Tour, OH WHAT A NIGHT!

Click below to learn about the show, find venue listings and booking information.

Licensing Enquiries

Ian has written the book and lyrics for Sleeping Beauty The Musical which is now available for licensing around the world. Sheet Music is also available for this show.

To enquire about staging this show please email or use the contact form provided.

School Visits

Ian is now booking author visits in schools and libraries across the UK. Half day sessions start from £100 and include a book reading, signing and photo opportunity.

Get in touch to find out availability or click below to find out more.

Buy a book

Ian is a proud ambassador of Reuben's Retreat.

The charity supports families of children with life limiting illnesses and medical complexities. They also off support to families of child loss.

Ian raises money through collections at his theatre shows, and delivers book readings and signings to beneficiary families.