Big Ian to star in Can’t Touch This

Norman, Ian and Noah McClelland, Tullans Caravan Park, Coleraine with CRFCC President George Neely at a match ball sponsorship presentation at Coleraine Rurby Club. Ian is on the BBC show Can't Touch This on Saturday night.
Norman, Ian and Noah McClelland, Tullans Caravan Park, Coleraine with CRFCC President George Neely at a match ball sponsorship presentation at Coleraine Rurby Club. Ian is on the BBC show Can't Touch This on Saturday night.

A former Coleraine Rugby Club captain goes for glory in the BBC1 prime time gameshow Can’t Touch This on Saturday evening.

The Coleraine Times can reveal that dad of two, Ian McClelland, is one of 16 contestants who will be catapulted into a giant obstacle course while trying to win major prizes that are tantalisingly out of reach.

But just one lucky contestant will win the chance to take home their prize haul.

The show is presented by Zoe Ball and Ashley Banjo with commentary by Sue Perkins.

Ian, who is from Newmills Road and runs a farm and Tullans Caravan Park, responded to an email from the BBC looking for contestants for the show last February.

“It really was a fascinating experience and I really enjoyed it.”

A former hooker, Ian also played in the back row for Coleraine during his playing days.

He is married to Jillian and the couple have two children, Isla (8) and Noah (7) who will be dead excited to see their dad on telly!

Can’t Touch This continues this Saturday on BBC One, at 5.30pm.