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Biography: Ed Byrne

Ed Byrne

 

Others say

"Entertaining, easy and amenable"
Orchard Events

"Jokes come so fast that hecklers don't have a chance to get a word in edgeways"
THE TIMES

"It is rare for comedy to merit the word "masterful" but in this case it's no overstatement"
THE SCOTSMAN

"His set had the audience in stitches for most of the evening - they roared their approval at the end - but he is technically excellent as well, the sure sign of a comic on the cusp of a major league career. 1998 is proving a good year for comedy on the Fringe and it does not come better than this"
THE STAGE

Ed Byres is an observational standup comedian, whose wit and comical charm make him an excellent choice for a corporate function, whether it’s an after dinner stand up set or live presenting of awards at gala evenings.

Ed has played in some of the biggest comedy venues in the UK and Ireland, he has also been successful internationally; he performed to a full audience at the Just for Laughs Festival that took place in Montreal. He has also performed gigs in Paris, Singapore, Australia, Belgium, New Zealand and has performed at the top comedy clubs in New York and L.A.

Ed is recognized for his appearances on the popular BBC TV shows ‘Have I Got News for You’ and ‘Mock The Week’. He has also had acting roles in a number of films, these include RAT (Universal Films (UK)) produced by Alison Owen (Ruby Films) where he plays a supporting role of Rudolph, a cameo in I Could Never Be Your Woman (Universal), a co-lead role in Are You Ready For Love (Carnaby Films) and the lead role in Zemanovaload  (writer/Dir: Jason Rothwell, distributor: Red Bus). 

"You'll laugh so much that laughing will become more normal than breathing!"
THE STAGE

His roles on theatre include the lead role in Brian McAvera’s ‘King of The Road’ which played over the course of the Edinburgh Festival and was then moved to Dublin’s Ambassador’s Theatre for a three week run.

Ed has had plenty of experience performing at corporate events and hosting awards shows or after dinner stand up and is the voice of The Carphone Warehouse adverts on the television and radio. More recently Ed has performed in Bermuda, Montreal, Rome, Switzerland, France and Ireland. He impressed both audiences and critics with his show ‘Different Classes’ which was shown at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival.  

For further information to to book Ed Byrne, call us on +44 (0)20 7607 7070 or email info@speakerscorner.co.uk

 

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