Semi-finalist in So You Think You’re Funny? (2009), Amused Moose Laugh-Off (2010), and part of Fringe favourites WitTank, Kieran has been performing his inventive, high-energy stand up across the country for five years. He gigs for Avalon, CKP, The Stand, Komedia, and Highlight amongst others as well as numerous shows at the Edinburgh Festival.
In 2009 and 2010 he compered the stand-up showcase, Comedy Baby, and in 2011 performed in a split show Don’t Mess. In the same year he also directed a sketch show from The Leeds Tealights. In 2012, Kieran performed at the Edinburgh Festival as part of The Comedy Zone, the Fringe’s longest running and most prestigious stand-up showcase. In 2016 Kieran took his debut solo show Egg up to the fringe to great acclaim.
With acclaimed sketch trio WitTank, Kieran has enjoyed nine years of sold-out audiences at the Edinburgh Fringe as well as numerous gigs and comedy festivals in the UK and Ireland. In 2011 they received a Best Show Nomination at the Leicester Comedy Festival, and appeared on Three at the Fringe (BBC3) and BBC Radio Scotland.
WitTank can be seen as stars of 3 series of the acclaimed BBC3’s comedy show, Live At the Electric and have filmed their own sitcom pilot for E4.
Praise for Kieran:
“Like a young Simon Amstell…Impressively funny…Terrific material”
Kate Copstick, The Scotsman
“Genuinely funny…very talented comedian”
* * * * Threeweeks
“Kieran Boyd, one third of sketch comedy group, WitTank, is always a joy to watch…whether alone or with his group, he’s one of the shining lights of the scene”
“Like a friend telling you a particularly funny story… Marvellous’”
Praise for WitTank:
“Excellent, inspired and resolutely daft”
“Impressively sharp. Expect big things”
“Best of the Edinburgh Fringe”
“A dazzling display of sketch genius…There isn’t a single down moment in WitTank’s exhilaratingly perfect set”
* * * * * The List
“A definite must-see”
* * * * British Comedy Guide
“There are probably more original and fresh ideas in the first ten minutes of WitTank than many sketch shows fit into an entire hour”
* * * * Chortle
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