DES BISHOP NEWS
Glowing reviews are coming in for Off The Kerb's acts in Edinburgh this year, as the festival hits the halfway point. Tickets for many shows are still available from EdFringe.com
Angela Barnes - You Can't Take It With You:
'Witty, sharp and unashamedly blunt' - Edinburgh Fringe Review
'Angela Barnes’ spark is infectious and her delivery is fast, furious and seriously funny' **** - List
Des Bishop - Made in China:
'Bishop has plenty to show and tell of a country we're eager to know about' **** - The Guardian
Henry Paker - Unpacked:
'All you can do is marvel at the pace and breadth of his comic imagination... it's easy to see why he’s lionised by his peers' - The Guardian
Ivo Graham - Bow Ties and Johnnies:
'Really funny, intelligent, enthusiastic comedy you can take your mum to' - One4Review
Nathan Caton - Teenage Mutant Nathan Caton:
'Laughs continue to get bigger throughout his satisfyingly fun hour-long show' **** - Black Diamond
Romesh Ranganathan - Rom Wasn't Built in a Day:
'Ranganathan’s instant rapport with his audience is clear from the start' **** - BroadwayBaby
'Ranganathan’s rise to stardom is as impressive as it is deserved' - Stylist
Seann Walsh - Seann 28:
'A rich and riotously funny hour of mirth. Come and see a master at work' **** - BroadwayBaby
Shappi Khorsandi - Because I'm Shappi:
'Effortlessly witty and cheeky as ever... hilarious ponderings' - BroadwayBaby
Suzi Ruffell - Social Chameleon:
'Very funny and brilliantly recounted tales' **** - BroadwayBaby
For years acclaimed comedian Des Bishop wanted to write a show about his father. Mike Bishop was a model and actor who gave up that life to become a hard-working man of the suburbs – a good husband, a caring father, a responsible citizen.
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As a native New Yorker, Des Bishop moved from Queens to Ireland in his mid-teens in 1990. He has since carved out a highly successful career in stand up comedy and is one of the most in-demand comics on Irish television; having had three acclaimed television series on RTE, Ireland.
Des has released four stand-up DVDs including Des Bishop Live (2005), Tongues (2008) and Desfunctional (2009); all reaching top ten in the DVD charts.
The openness and honesty of his presenting style combined with his restless imagination and insightful comic observations make Des Bishop a must-see for fans of unique, enquiring and entertaining comedy.