Dara O’Briain

Stand Up Extraordinaire

Irish comedian Dara O Brian has earned a reputation as one of the most popular stand-ups and satirists currently working in the UK, with frequent TV appearances Dara has hosted panel shows, taken part in TV quiz’s and performed before huge live audiences.

Probably best known as the host of Mock the Week, the BBC’s satirical panel show alongside fellow comedian’s Russell Howard and Huge Dennis, Dara O’Briain has also guest hosted Have I Got News for You and Live at the Apollo.

As a stand-up comedian, Dara is known for his sharp and quick wit and intelligent observations, his ability to a-liken surreal and abstract concepts to real-life events and draw comedy out of the most unexpected places has helped to make him one of the most celebrated comedians of recent years.

Outside his work as a comedian, Dara O’Briain is known also for his passion for science and has presented a number of scientific television series including Dara O’Briain’s Science Club and School of Hard Sums. He frequently appears on QI and stuns panellist and audiences alike with his physics knowledge. Dara has also presented the BBC’s Stargazing series alongside renowned astrophysicist Professor Brian Cox.

Dara has toured the world performing as a stand-up comic for huge audiences at both live and televised events, and was so popular at his first appearance at the Just for Laughs festival in Montreal that space had to be made for him in the gala bill.

The host of The Apprentice: You’re Fired, Dara has also expanded into journalism and television presenting; he is the host of the incredibly popular Irish comedy series the Panel, starred in the numerous Three Men series, alongside Rory McGrath and Griff Rhys Jones, and contributes a sports column to The Guardian newspaper. Dara has also penned a book entitled Tickling the English.

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JD Wetherspoon

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Daniel – Global Communications – Appsflyer