Ardal O’Hanlon is an award winning comedian, actor, writer – and star of Father Ted and My Hero.
A highly acclaimed stand up, Ardal has toured to sell out audiences internationally (including extensive live work across the US, Canada, Australia, Far East and Europe) and has released two Top ten stand up DVD’s (Ardal O’Hanlon Live and Ardal O’Hanlon Live in Dublin). He continues to be one of the most sought after comedians working.
Ardal’s extensive TV credits include the hugely successful Father Ted; My Hero; Doctor Who; Skins; several series hosting The Stand Up Show, and recent panel show appearances include Argumental, Michael McIntyre’s Road show, and hosting an episode of Dave’s On Night Stand.
Ardal’s debut novel The Talk of the Town proved an enormous hit, remaining on the Best Seller charts for more than 6 months. It was recently voted one of the 1001 books to read before you die.
Previous film credits include Another Bobby O’Hara Story; Greyfriers Bobby (feature); and the lead role in Wide Open Spaces.