Ian Pattison

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Ian Pattison
Occupation Writer
Notable work Rab C Nesbitt

Ian Pattison is a Scottish writer who lives in Glasgow, best known for writing the 10 series of the sitcom Rab C Nesbitt.[1][2][3] He also wrote the 1995 to 1996 sitcom Atletico Partick; the six-episode series Breeze Block[4] starring Tim Healy which aired on BBC Choice in 2002, and he created and co-wrote the sitcom The Crouches, which aired on BBC One from 2003 to 2005. He has written three novels Sweet and Tender Hooligan, Looking at the Stars and A Stranger Here Myself, the latter being Rab C Nesbitt's 'autobiography.'

He should not be confused with Iain Pattinson, scriptwriter for I'm Sorry I Haven't A Clue and many similar programmes.


  1. ^ Gillian Bowditch (2010-01-24). "Ian Pattison: I'm nothing like Rab C Nesbitt". The Sunday Times. Retrieved 2013-11-25. 
  2. ^ "Rab C writer on show's return | The Sun |News|Scottish News". The Sun. 2010-01-19. Retrieved 2013-11-25. 
  3. ^ Russell Leadbetter (2013-04-12). "Rab C Nesbitt creator Ian Pattison takes a novel approach". Herald Scotland. Retrieved 2013-11-25. 
  4. ^ "Breeze Block". IMDb.com. Retrieved 2013-11-25.