JARLETH REGAN

Jarlath Regan is an Irish comedian and podcaster based in London. A former graphic design consultant, Regan began his stand-up comedy career in 2003 and by the end of 2004 was a finalist for three major UK comedy newcomer awards: So You Think You’re Funny, BBC New Comedy Awards and the Chortle Student Comedian of the Year. While attending University College Dublin, he was auditor of the Literary and Historical Society.

Shortly after this he began writing sketches, and material for other comedians and TV shows and established himself as a regular face on the Irish stand-up comedy circuit.

In 2006, he performed as part of the first ever Irish gala at Montreal Just for Laughs.

Regan is known as one of the most prolific Irish humourists of the past ten years. Producing 5 one man shows for the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, publishing 2 illustrated books, appearing as a regular contributor on radio and television while also performing at comedy festivals worldwide, he is recognised as the leader of a new generation of talented comics emerging from Ireland.