AS HE prepares to launch himself upon us with his new touring show Spolier Alert, comedian Ed Byrne is firmly of the belief that the current breed of parents spoil their kids rotten – whether it’s to do with the ever-increasing size of garden trampolines, or his own kids’ demand for elderflower cordial.
FUNNYMAN Jason Byrne is not someone who necessarily believes nothing is sacred in comedy, but he did move his own goalposts a tad when sharing details of a recent vasectomy with an agog audience at this year's Edinburgh Fringe.
HE has never been 'down and out' himself but Dublin actor Phelim Drew – son of legendary Dubliner Ronnie – is set to bring George Orwell's memoir, Down and Out in Paris and London passionately to life on a small stage in Co Tyrone tomorrow.
AN ACCIDENT involving "tequila and a shower" which resulted in Reginald D Hunter breaking his leg in two places, has led the outspoken American comedian to reevaluate his philosophy on life and become less concerned with ratings, reviews and other people's opinions.
OF ALL the participants featured on Channel 4's unlikely 'watching people watching telly'-based hit Gogglebox, eccentric middle-class couple Giles and Mary are definitely among the most memorable thanks to their deadpan manner, eclectic fashion sense and shabby chic decorating aesthetic.