Ed Byrne

Ed Byrne

  • Irish Stand Up Comedian
  • Mock the Week, QI and HIGNFY regular
  • Comedy Awards Host

As an observational comedian, Ed Byrne’s talent is unparalleled. As well as having performed hit UK tours and West End solo runs, he has also enjoyed huge success on the international circuit, entertaining capacity audiences around the world.

Ed has also enjoyed success on the big and small screens, making frequent appearances on popular shows such as Mock the Week Buzzcocks, Have I Got News For You, The Graham Norton Show and Live At The Apollo (all BBC). Ed has also been in several films, including Round Ireland With A Fridge , Rat, Are You Ready For Love and Zemanovaload.

Not limited to the screen, Ed’s impressive theatre work has included the lead role in ‘Kings Of The Road’, which played Edinburgh Festival before transferring to Dublin’s Ambassador’s Theatre, Greenwich Festival and Winchester Theatre Royal.

Recently, Ed has been involved in more factual television work. He travelled to Central America to co-host the adventurous travel show Dara and Ed’s Great Big Adventure with Dara Ó Briain (Dara O'Briain – Prime Performers (primeperformersagency.co.uk) and drove across Siberia with Andy Parsons (Andy Parsons – Prime Performers (primeperformersagency.co.uk)for an episode of World’s Most Dangerous Roads. He has also done pieces for Countryfile and The One Show and has appeared on programmes like Science Club and Volcano Live.

Ed is the perfect comedian for event hosting and after dinner stand-up. His hugely successful live show, Different Class ran for five week at the Riverside Studios London before heading off on a massive UK tour, a West End run at The Vaudeville Theatre and The Strand, and finally ending up at Hammersmith Apollo. On top of all of this, Ed is a great compère, performing at a huge amount of corporate events and award ceremonies.

With his quick wit and friendly outgoing personality, Ed Bryne is a perfect choice as an Events Host, as well as for Cabaret work. To book him, please contact a Prime Performers Booking Agent via the online booking enquiry form or alternatively call 020 3500 3331

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Ed was the consummate professional, put in a GREAT show and handled all requests for photos and chats with aplomb. Logistics Awards