Dara Ó Briain




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Mock the Week


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. He also hosts 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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