After encountering gangsters and wrestlers in his trip down the Pan-American Highway, Ed also resumes duties as the most frequent guest on Mock The Week. According to The Telegraph, ‘Ed has the ability to layer laugh upon laugh, and make it look so easy.’
Ed Byrne is one of the UK’s top live acts, and one of the hardest working. As well as sell-out runs in Edinburgh and the West End, he is also firmly established himself on the international circuit. He regularly performs at Montreal’s Just For Laughs and in front of capacity audiences everywhere from Paris to Vegas to Sydney.
Ed’s confident, affable conversational delivery charms audiences. His relaxed style disguises a sharp wit, and a mastery of the barbed comment. Whether railing against pop culture or politics, or observing life as a married man and father, Ed wins the crowd with his gentle-natured rants.
Mock the Week’s most frequent guest, Ed and his friend Dara O Briain have also travelled around South America in their Big Adventure for BBC Two. As well as appearing on Live at the Apollo, Have I Got News For You, Would I Lie to You?, and a whole host of panel shows, he’s also been a regular on the US talk show Late Night with Conan O’Brien.
Ed made his theatrical debut in Brian McAvera’s Kings of the Road. He has gone on to play a number of other roles in film and television - though to many he is still remembered as the voice of Carphone Warehouse commercials.
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Ed has a remarkable ability to judge audiences. Whatever mood you’re in before he walks on, you’ll be laughing at yourself by the end – and his jokes will follow you around the next day. I won’t be able to think about pillow talk in quite the same way ever again! JLA Agent Jessica Mears
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