Dara Ó Briain

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Revision as of 02:42, 9 August 2016




All About Two

The Apprentice (BBC2 coverage)

BBC New Comedy Award

The Big Fat Quiz of the Year (participant)

Go 8 Bit

Have I Got News for You (guest presenter)

Let's Dance for Comic Relief (guest judge)

Mock the Week

Robot Wars

School of Hard Sums


Hard-working stand-up comedian who got his TV break hosting children's programmes in his native Ireland (a phase of his career he later nominated to go into Room 101). Later he became a team captain on the Irish equivalent of Have I Got News for You, Don't Feed The Gondolas.

With a growing reputation as a live act, O'Briain's first major UK television role was as compere of the stand-up showcase Live Floor Show, before a spot as guest host on HIGNFY propelled him into the mainstream.

Most recently, O'Briain has been seen in the travelogue Three Men In A Boat and science programmes Stargazing Live and Dara O'Briain's Science Club. He also hosted the RTE Two discussion show, The Panel.


His surname is pronounced, "O'Breen".

Web links

Wikipedia entry

Internet Movie Database entry

Don't Feed The Gondolas fan site


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