Des bishop dating
Des bishop dating
In 2010, Des put together his most personal show to date called My Dad Was Nearly James Bond.DES Bishop clicked his heels with joy when invited to participate in Dancing With The Stars, RTE’s new reality juggernaut. I fucking love it,” the Irish-American stand-up says, practically swinging off a lamppost with enthusiasm.
He began hosting shows at the International Comedy Cellar - a venue set up by Irish comics such as Ardal O'Hanlon, Kevin Gildea and Barry Murphy. Bishop first reached a TV audience in early 2000, after appearing on Don't Feed the Gondolas, a news based topical TV show.
Shocked by turning 40 Des has already caught himself saying things like “in my day.” Not married with any kids, Des thoroughly enjoys being the backseat parent amongst his friends. 2014, why Des is glad he’s not a teenager nowadays, being an uncle, erectile dysfunction and why Des was inspired by his 15 year old niece to end period shaming. BIO Now a massive star in Ireland, native New Yorker, Des moved from Queens to Ireland in his mid-teens in 1990.
He first came to prominence with his extraordinary TV series The Des Bishop Work Experience (2004), where he lived on minimum wage in a series of different jobs in Ireland.
Grey Matters tackles the issues confronting Des these days, returning to live in New York, being surrounded by other people’s kids, gender and marriage equality, the dangers of dating a Chinese woman, the prospect of reaching 40 and most of all, after the documentary-style stand up show about his time in China, Des is looking forward to returning to straight stand up where he can riff about whatever is on his mind.
Des Bishop in Partnership with the Irish International Immigrant Center Presents: The Grey Matters Tour.
The show had two runs - firstly in the Project Arts centre in February 2001 and afterwards in the Andrews Lane Theatre the following summer.
Bishop performed every night of the first run while receiving radiotherapy for testicular Cancer (the original premier date for the play at the Dublin Fringe Festival 2000 had to be cancelled as a result of the original diagnosis of cancer).Grey Matters tackles the issues confronting Des these days, returning to live in New York, being surrounded by other people’s kids, gender and marriage equality, the dangers of snapchat, dating a Chinese woman, the prospect of reaching 40 and most of all, after the documentary-style stand up show about his time in China, Des is looking forward to returning to straight stand up where he can riff about whatever is on his mind. Now he is embracing the Grey and letting the wisdom of his years inspire his stand up.Over the course of 12 months, he lived with a family in the West Of Ireland honing his craft and in March 2008, the first episode of In The Name Of The Fada was broadcast.In The Name Of The Fada has prompted a radical re-think about how to teach Irish in schools and it unsurprisingly won the Irish Film and Television Award (IFTA) for Best Television Series later that year.Peppered with Keane's gallery of madcap characters this show will have you laughing at politics (in a good way) from the start.