CBBC Office: Iain Answers Your Questions
31st January 2013
Read on to hear Iain's most embarrassing moment, what his worst haircut has been and much, much more...
Iain: I'm efficient! I'm early! I'm better than Schofield. Let's start.
What are you doing after Friday, are you going to be a lawyer?
Iain: I'm not going to be a lawyer. I'll be working on lots more CBBC shows such as 12 Again and stuff that I can't mention!
If you could pack something from the CBBC Office, what would it be?
Iain: Hacker! Or Pig with Tache, depending how much money is in Pig with Tache.
What has been your most embarrassing moment on CBBC?
Iain: When doing Confrontation Street I had to dress as a lady called Elsie and Carmen from the Dumping Ground was there and she had to dress as a punk rocker. And I met her for the first time dressed as an old lady and she was really confused and it was really embarrassing.
Would you rather dress-up as Lady Gaga and hit Yonko in the face with a cream-pie while dancing to Gangnam style, or dress-up as Jessie-J and hit Hacker in the face with a fish while dancing to One Direction-Little Things?
Iain: You had me at 'pie Yonko'! I'd do that one. Pie Yonko.
Since you've been on CBBC, which haircut has been your favourite?
Iain: I don't know my favourite but the worst one was my episode of Hacker Time. It was shoulder length. I looked like a 1970s rocker.
If you had your own island, what would you call it?
Would you rather be covered in slime or give Hacker a hug?
Iain: Narrowly I'd give Hacker a hug. But he is infested.
How old are you Iain? Are you 81?
Iain: Yes, I'm 81. I started when I was 20, I've been here 4 years, I'm now 81. CBBC really takes it out of you. It's HARD WORK.
Can you butter penguins, and if you can, would you?
Iain: No but you can smear them in marmalade. Little known fact. The orange zest gives you good grip.
Who's the best person you've met in the Office?
Iain: Not Yonko.
What do you do in the CBBC Office when the programmes are on?
Iain: Me and Hacker talk rubbish at one and other and look at stuff on the internet.
Do you prefer haggis or a milky brew?
Iain: Yes! Yes please! Get me them at my house this evening, cockers.
If you had to choose what would your favourite programme be??
Iain: Of all time? The Family Ness - from the 80s.
Have you ever thought to have your hair like Harry Styles? If you did your hair will look cool!
Iain: I've never heard of Harry Styles. Who is this Harry Styles? He sounds like a lovely boy. If you're referring to One Direction, I am a fan of the Neil Styles character - he's got lovely teeth, straight without braces. Impressive.
What's the most annoying song you have ever heard?
Iain: Rednex, Cotton Eyed Joe - Hacker listens to it all the time!
How much hair gel do you use every week?
Iain: I probably go through half a tub a week unless I'm playing sport in which case a tub a week (hair is important in sport).
Who will look after Hacker while your gone?
Iain: He's a big lad, he can take care of himself. He's got his meat paste and a picture of Sue Barker and a picture of me... with Sue Barker.
Can you juggle and what's your favourite word?
Iain: I can juggle. I can juggle up to four balls at one time. My favourite word is pelican. Pelican. Pelican. Pelican. Pelican. Pelican. Pelican. Pelican. Pelican. Pelican. Pelican. Pelican. Pelican.
If you had your own TV show, what would it be called and who would be in it?
Iain: I've already got two. If I had a new show it would be called The Iain Show. I'd be the only one in it because I am the best and that is proven by science. Maybe Neil Styles if he promises to get his teeth out a bit.
Do you believe in leprechauns, unicorns, fairies or miniature pink elephants?
Iain: I don't believe in any of those things! Apart from leprechauns which are obviously real.
Would you try skiing?
Iain: Nope! Move on.
When you leave, are you taking your old hair with you?
Iain: I will leave my old hair kicking about so that if anyone speaks ill of me it will jump out and pie Yonko in the face regardless of who has said the bad thing.
Who is the most famous person you've ever met?
Iain: David Jason. He's an old man now but back in the day he was dead famous. Even more famous than Neil Styles.
Do you like horses and Tom Daley?
Iain: Why have you put them together? What do they have in common? I've never seen a horse dive off a 10 metre board but I have seen Tom daily eat grass.
Do you have any pets?
Iain: I have had 29 rats in total but I have none currently. It's a long story.
What are you going to miss the most of in the CBBC Office? Do you have to leave?
Iain: I do have to leave. I'll miss all the fun I have with my CBBC friends and doing webchats at the end of the day.
Iain: Ladles and jellyspoons, that is my last ever webchat as a CBBC Office presenter (or possibly first?). Ta-ra cockers!