An observational stand-up comedian, Ed Byrne's wit, comical charm and experience on the corporate circuit make him an ideal after dinner speaker or awards host. He has performed several hit UK tours and made regular appearances on film, radio and TV, including the popular shows Mock The Week and Have I Got News For You.
Ed Byrne is an observational standup comedian, whose wit, experience and comical charm make him an excellent choice for a corporate function, whether for an after dinner stand-up set or the live presentation of awards at gala evenings.
He is recognised for his appearances on the popular BBC TV shows Have I Got News for You and Mock The Week, and, recently, he presented a Sports Relief Celebrity Bake Off and appeared as a guest in the new series of Into The Wild With Gordon Buchanan.
His film acting roles include a supporting role in RAT, a cameo in I Could Never Be Your Woman, a co-lead in Are You Ready For Love, and the lead in Zemanovaload; he has also been lead in a theatre production of Brian McAvera’s King of The Road, which played over the course of the Edinburgh Festival.
In 2017, Ed will be filming another overseas adventure with fellow comedian Dara O'Briain as well as preparing for his next Edinburgh before it tours; he also currently developing a sitcom with the BBC.
Ed has played in some of the biggest comedy venues in the UK and Ireland, and he has also proven successful internationally. He has performed to a full audience at the Just for Laughs Festival in Montreal; at gigs in Paris, Singapore, Australia, Belgium, New Zealand; and at the top comedy clubs in New York and L.A.
He was also the voice of The Carphone Warehouse adverts on the television and radio.