Aidan Killian is a spirited, unique, charismatic and passionate comedian with a rakish charm who has been compared to Tommy Tiernan, Russell Brand and an "Irish Mark Thomas, but without the cosiness” by UK’s main comedy reviewers, Chortle. Not only was he the only Irish comedian in 2014 to get a 4-star review from Chortle but in 2015 he, once again, received a prestigious 4-star review from Chortle.
Aidan's intelligent, impassioned and hilarious rants have been known to expose the hypocrisy and injustice in this world and leave the audience in a state of joy. He has made appearances on BBC Newsnight, RTE, 98 fm, 4fm, Spin fm, Vodafone Comedy Festival and he once left the stage at Electric Picnic, Ireland's largest festival, to a giant group hug.
He’s in demand internationally as an experienced, professional and truly global act, he has performed shows all over the world; A peace festival in the Middle East, Off Broadway in New York, theatres and comedy clubs in the UK, comedy clubs all over Asia and he is the only comedian to do a sitting-room tour of Ireland which is documented online (http://www.sittingroombards.com).
His show ‘Take the Red Pill’- which made light of the global financial crisis (drawn from his personal experiences as an investment banker) was a hit in New York and he played to sold out crowds at The Edinburgh Fringe Festival and Leicester Square. Not one to shy away from depth within his shows, he took on religion with 'Jesus Versus Buddha’, received great reviews at the Edinburgh Fringe and even toured 9 countries in Asia. His latest show about whistleblowers received 4-Star and 5-Star reviews at the largest comedy festival in the world, the Edinburgh Fringe Festival. Bunbury Magazine gave him a 5-Star review and wrote “Masterclass in satire.”
In 2016 he has been invited to and will perform at Perth Comedy Fringe and Adelaide Comedy Festival in Australia, the Malta Fringe Festival, Brighton Fringe Festival and the world famous Glastonbury Festival in the UK. He has also been invited to perform in northern India’s largest culture festival, Alcheringa. He looks forward to bringing his sixth one man show to Edinburgh Fringe Festival.
"You will be enlightened, entertained and enraged" “Raw and engaging” “Tremendously engaging”
CHORTLE * * * *
"Wonderful story teller" ”Master class in satire."
BUNBURY MAGAZINE * * * * *
BROADWAY BABY * * * *
“Ireland’s Hottest Comedian"
ONE WORLD CHRONICLE
“Beautiful Riffs” “Stole the show“