…If Eddie Izzard had been Irish, he"d surely have turned out a lot like Keith Farnan.” - The Scotsman
“Seriously Funny” – Time Out
For the past few years, Keith Farnan has toured internationally as a comedian, working in some of the best comedy clubs in the world, including the Comedy Store in London, the Laughter Lounge in Dublin and the Latter Club in Oslo.
Keith Farnan has performed across the world, from the Boston International Comedy Festival, to the “Best of the Irish” shows at the Edinburgh Festival and on to solo shows in Norway and Denmark. When in Ireland, he is a resident host at the Laughter Lounge in Dublin and performs in Clubs around Ireland and the UK including being a regular at the Comedy Store.
He has also performed at Festivals including Oxegen and the Cat Laughs. He filmed the stand up show, “One Night Stand” for BBC television and the Irish Stand-up show, the “Liffey Laughs” for RTE. In New York, he was recently part of the British(and Irish) Invasion Comedy Tour and played the New York Underground Comedy Festival as well as in clubs and shows across the city He has written and performed his own comedy, ”The Insomniac Club” for BBC radio.
His shows have taken him to the Middle East, all over the UK, Europe, and of course, Ireland.
His most recent Edinburgh show, Cruel and Unusual, which is a comedy show against the Death Penalty in Americawas received with tremendous critical acclaim at the Edinburgh Festival and was part of the Royal Festival Halls Xmas Festival in London as well as the N20 Comedy Festival and was featured on BBC Radio 4
“With his shaggy mind and ruffled demeanour he is as close to a reincarnated pre-Black Books Dylan Moran as we"re likely to see nowadays…
What critics said about Cruel and Unusual:
“Seriously funny. You will be moved to laughter and provoked to think. A unique and inspiring show” – Time Out
“The Show you should try to see this festival!”-The List