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Patrick Kielty

Patrick Kielty

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Patrick is an Irish comedian and television personality.

Summary:

Northern Irish comedian and presenter Patrick Kielty is one of the most recognisable names on TV and has appeared on everything from prime time celebrity shows to late night standup and topical panel shows.

Biography:

Starting his comedy career whilst still a student at Queen's University, Belfast, Paddy started (and compered) his own night at the city’s famous Empire club which spawned a one-off BBC television special The Empire Laughs Back, and which won him a Royal Television Society award for best regional presenter.

Paddy’s sardonic observations on life, Ireland, drinking, celebrities and politics have appeared on Mock the Week, Live at the Apollo, Have I Got News For You and many other panel shows. He has also hosted programmes such as The One Show, Stand Up For The Week, Fame Academy, Celebrity Love Island, Sport Relief, The National Lottery Live and the Big Breakfast. Paddy also frequently appears on Radio 2 having stood in for Alan Carr, Steve Wright, Jonathan Ross and Simon Mayo on the station. 

Alongside his presenting work Patrick still actively performs stand up comedy. Having previously appeared at Belfast’s Grand Opera House alongside Lenny Henry for Comic Relief, he sold out the venue for his solo return which was later released on DVD. His late tour ‘Help!’ was a complete sell out.

Fee range:

5,000-10,000 GBP

Testimonials:

TV hasn't tamed this man - he is still one of the funniest comedians you will ever see.

Whats On Stage

Natural comic timing...Devastatingly self aware.

The Telegraph