Kieran Butler is an Australian performer with over 20 years experience. During that time he has traveled the world and performed all over Australia as a comedian, musician and satirist.
He has received critical acclaim at the Edinburgh and Adelaide Fringe festivals for his full length comedy and musical productions and has been regular contributor to radio stations in Scotland with (BBC - MacAulay & Co) and Melbourne (SEN - The Run Home).
He is best known in Australia for his solo stand up show 'Collingwood ruined my Life' which consistently sold out over three years at the Melbourne International Comedy Festival.
He received the coveted four star review from The Scotsman in 2007 for his show 'Che Guevara on the Fringe' - a show which was a consistent hit over 3 years with both critics and audiences.
He also performs as one half of 'Whimsical Tricycle' with his musical and life partner, Michelle Wilson. 'Whimsical Tricycle' have received widespread international critical acclaim for their original music and story-telling shows.
Throughout 2009 & 2010 Kieran wrote, produced and performed the full length parody musical 'Ben Cousins - a rock opera'.. Featuring Matt Walsh, Michelle Wilson, Sean Bedlam and Nick Barry, the show courted controversy, sell-out crowds and critical accolades over 3 seasons at the Melbourne Fringe Festival, Melbourne Comedy Festival, the Wild West Comedy Festival in Perth, WA - plus one-off performances in Adelaide & Sydney.
In 2011 Kieran performed 'Ned Kelly - Last Stand Up' in Melbourne & Perth. Featuring caneo perfromances by Sean Kelly (ex-TISM), the show featured stand-up, music and satire as Ned Kelly returned to the present day Australia with more than a few things to say about his former colonial home. Kieran reprised his version of Ned at the Ned Kelly festival in Beechworth in 2012.
Kieran returned to the 2012 & 2013 MICF with two new shows 'Freedom of Speech' & 'Infamaniac'. He also hosted the 'Raw Prawn Comedy Cocktail' podcast throughout the 2013 MICF. He returned to the 2013 Edinburgh Fringe in 'Australia is Fucked' and performed 'Australia's Rooted' at the 2014 MICF.