Ed Byrne has become a household name from his numerous BBC TV appearances including The Pilgrimage, Top Gear, QI, Dara & Ed’s Road To Mandalay, Dara & Ed’s Big Adventure, Mock The Week, Graham Norton Show, Have I Got News For You, Live At The Apollo plus his presenting stints for three years on Comic Relief Bake Off. TV career aside, his live work has built up legions of fans both in the UK and abroad. Ed Byrne remains the observational stand up to see and his live work is not to be missed
As an observational live stand up comedian Ed Byrne is unrivalled.
Ed’s television career is now in its 3rd decade! He has consistently made television appearances since his first break on Jonathan Ross’s Big, Big Talent Show. Appearances such as The Royal Variety Show followed. The BBC’s Stand Up Show was the platform though which really grew his television audience. He performed on Series 2-4 and ended up being given the Extended set slot, establishing him as one of the best stand ups out there. That’s a status which just hasn’t diminished! He is known for consistently coming out with hit after hit show!
Ed has a passion for the Outdoors (Hill Walking and Mountaineering are major hobbies) and is delighted to have broken into Factual broadcasting: BBC Two’s Volcano Live(VT presenting); Dangerous Roads where he spent 2 weeks driving through Siberia!; A Snowdonia abseiling item for The One Show; Dara & Ed’s Big Adventure which covered Mexico to Panama City; Into The Wild with Gordon Buchanan (BBC) and climbing in Skye for BBC 1’s Countryfile and The Pilgrimage which was a Religion & Ethics Commission where Ed and some fellow participants walked and talked re their own individual faith (or lack of it) over a substantial part of the Camino to Santiago de Compostela in Galicia, Spain.. Dara & Ed’s Road To Mandalay has recently been re-transmitted on BBC Two.
Ed ‘s last 5 tours ‘Different Class’, ‘Crowd Pleaser’, ‘Roaring Forties’, ‘Outside Looking In’ and Spoiler Alert have enjoyed storming Edinburgh and tour sell outs. Different Class also ran for 3 weeks at The Vaudeville Theatre, Strand. DVDs and CDs are available on Play UK and Amazon.
Ed is currently writing his next Edinburgh 2019 show which shall tour extensively from September 2019-June 2020.
With his quick wit and friendly outgoing personality, Ed Bryne is a perfect choice as an Events Host, as well as for Cabaret work. To book him, please contact a Prime Performers Booking Agent via the online booking enquiry form or alternatively call 020 7251 8222.
- He is an English writer, comedian, actor, radio and television presenter of Irish descent.
- Journalist, broadcaster and presenter once described as "one of the most brilliant journalists in the country".
- Henning When is The German Comedy Ambassador to The United Kingdom. This is not the easiest of jobs because Germans allegedly do not have a sense of humour. Henning does not find that funny.