John Bishop is one the UK’s biggest names in comedy. Within three years of his first ever gig, John was playing sold-out arena audiences across the country, and released the fastest selling stand-up DVD in UK history.
The last few years have been something of a whirlwind for Deirdre O’Kane. She recently fronted her own talk show – Deirdre O’Kane Talks Funny – in the primetime Saturday night slot on RTÉ One and debuted a brand new standup comedy series, The Deirdre O’Kane Show, with Sky Comedy. Deirdre also appeared as a judge alongside Boy George, Aston Merrygold and Vogue Williams on the new Fox-developed talent show, The Big Deal, for Virgin Media Television.
Seann Walsh, described as ‘the best observational comedian of his generation’ (The Guardian), this Edinburgh Award nominee’s last UK tour show After This One, I’m Going Home ended with standing ovations around the country. Seann has starred in Netflix’s Flinch, Live at the Apollo, Tonight at the London Palladium, Celebrity Juice, The Stand Up Sketch Show, Virtually Famous, 8 Out of 10 Cats, Chatty Man and Stand Up Central.
A stand-up comedian and podcaster from Northern Ireland, Colin Geddis is one of the most in-demand comedians in Ireland, and regularly headlines shows across the UK – selling out shows in venues such as The Limelight, Ulster Hall, and a total of FIVE sell-out shows at The SSE Arena, Belfast.
A godfather of Irish alternative comedy, Barry Murphy has been making Ireland laugh for more than 30 years, whether through his solo stand-up; his Gunther character who views the Irish through a severely arched eyebrow; or as a member of the brilliant sports satire trio, Apres Match.