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Des Bishop (born 12 November 1975) is an Irish-American comedian. He was brought up in New York and is now primarily based in Ireland, after moving to County Wexford in 1990 at the age...

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  • Your weekend: Music and live entertainment

      News Source: The Age | 28 days ago
    In a world where "tween-age'' girls aspire to twerk just like Miley, is a Credible Likeable Superstar Role Model possible?...They've created a dinosaur-, carbohydrate- and bicycle-mad lass to prove it. Having picked up awards at the Edinburgh Fringe
  • Top talent agency 'still performing' despite loss

      News Source: Independent | 2 months ago
    Richard Cook made his comments in response to new accounts showing that accumulated profits at Lisa Richards Ltd dropped 14pc to 279,285 in the 12 months to the end of last June last. Auditors for the firm, Meagher Moynihan, confirm that Lisa
  • Irish-American keeps his audience in stitches

      News Source: China News | 12 months ago
    The acclaimed Irish-American comedian has come to China for a year to study Chinese at Renmin University, live with a Chinese family in Haidian district and experience as much Chinese culture as he can while filming a documentary for Ireland's
  • This week's new live comedy

      News Source: The Guardian | almost 2 years ago
    Idil Sukan Idiot Of Ants, nr Lymington For all that stand-up can seem tired and formulaic at times, it's still in a ruder state of creative health than sketch comedy, where every year brings a fresh bunch of troupes performing their own takes on the
  • Comedy Festival 2012 review: Des Bishop Likes to Bang

      News Source: New Zealand Herald | almost 2 years ago
    Friday May 11, 2012 With a brutally honest account of his own struggles with teenage alcoholism and testicular cancer Des Bishop's stand-up is built on the type of confessional intimacy that wouldn't be out of place on an Oprah Winfrey special. But
  • Why Des Bishop likes to bang drums

      News Source: Wellington Dominion | almost 2 years ago
    American confidence, with Irish self-deprecation."  That's how New York-born, Ireland-raised comedian Des Bishop describes himself. But when your show is called Des Bishop Likes To Bang, you have to wonder what the balance is between those two
  • A selection of Comedy Festival reviews

      News Source: The Age | 2 years ago
    Softbelly Bar, until Saturday, Tue-Sat 8.15pm $20-$18 Reviewed by Jordan Beth Vincent YOU know who you are: you bicycle-riding, headphone-wearing, helmet-rejecting hipsters of Carlton...Plus, he's Dutch, and you know how crazy they are for bicycles.
  • Laugh it up in the silly season

      News Source: New Zealand Herald | over 2 years ago
    On the eve of this comedy feast, TimeOut asked British star and host of the show Jason Cook, along with Irish charmer Des Bishop to spill a few of their festive secrets...I always wondered why my Christmas cracker business folded after just one year .


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