Patrick Kielty

Comedian & Presenter

Patrick Kielty is a well-known Northern Irish comedian and TV presenter who has been appearing consistently on British TV since the early 90’s making his first appearance on Irish television in 1993. Now one of the most recognizable faces in British comedy Kielty has appeared as a host and comedian on some of the UK’s biggest prime time shows and guested on a variety of celebrity reality and commentary series.

Patrick Kielty began his career as a stand-up comedian whilst still a student at Queen University in Belfast, the show, which he also compered, was so successful that it spawned a BBC TV special The Empire Laughs Back, which garnered Kielty a Royal Television Society award. Since rising to fame in the UK in the mid 1990’s Patrick Kielty has toured the country performing as a one-man stand-up comic as well as appearing on a variety of television series including Mock the Week, Live at the Apollo and Have I Got News For You.

Though Kielty is foremost a comedian he also boasts an impressive repertoire as a TV presenter, hosting shows as Fame Academy, Celebrity Love Island and the National Lottery. Kielty frequently draws his talents as a comedian and host together appearing on topical and satirical comedy series including acting as the host for Channel 4’s Stand Up For the Week. Patrick Kielty also frequently works to raise funds and awareness for a variety of charities and has appeared numerous times on the BBC’s Comic Relief and Sport Relief broadcasts as both a guest and TV presenter.

To book Patrick Kielty as the comedian for your corporate event, function or conference, simply contact the Champions Speakers agency by emailing or by calling a booking agent directly on 0207 1010 553.

“Edgy but also hilarious and never losing control of the room.” – Frank Publishing Ltd

 “Patrick was an absolute delight to work with. He was extremely professional and very calm. We had a few issues with setting up which meant there Was a delay in rehearsing but he was happy to hang around and was very calm and patient. We douprime-timee awards for this which meant he had to run across the stage for photos for all the awards and he managed this brilliantly. We would definitely be happy to use Patrick again!” – Athene Publishing

Patrick was fantastic… Very engaged and clearly enjoyed his set – lots of laughter which set people up nicely for a good boogie afterwards!” – WaterAid