Dara Obriain

New 'Robot Wars' Presenting Team Confirmed

The Huffington Post UK | Daniel Welsh | Posted 03.02.2016 | UK Entertainment

Dara O’Briain and Angela Scanlon have been announced as the hosts for the upcoming ‘Robot Wars’ reboot. The cult show was confirmed to be mak...

Stephen Hawking Would Consider Assisted Suicide If He Became A Burden To His Loved Ones

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 03.06.2015 | UK

Professor Stephen Hawking has revealed he would consider assisted suicide – but not before he has “unravelled more of the universe”. The phy...

Dara Ó Briain's Beloved Science Club Is No More

The Huffington Post UK | Louise Ridley | Posted 07.08.2014 | UK Entertainment

Comedian Dara Ó Briain's BBC Two science show 'Science Club' is to be axed from the channel after just two series. The show is being dropped to ma...

Michael Rundle

BAFTA Games Host Dara O'Briain Gives His Take On GTA, Bioshock... And Flappy Bird

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael Rundle | Posted 07.03.2014 | UK Tech

BAFTA Games Awards host Dara O'Briain has raged against the dying of the light in 'The Last of Us'. He's soared through the skies in 'Bioshock Infinit...

Abandoman Ireland's HipHop Legacy

Aaron Child | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Comedy
Aaron Child

I caught up with Rob from Abandoman after what has been their coming of age year. From big support slots to a well received Edinburgh Fringe show, Moonrock Boombox. They are at the stage of major breakthrough that must get them excited as every new day starts and opportunities arise.

Why Brits Still Don't Get the Irish

Christopher Jackson | Posted 15.11.2013 | UK Comedy
Christopher Jackson

Comedy shows like Mock the Week, Live at the Apollo and Eight Out of 10 Cats have all had British comedians mocking the Irish, normally on account of Dara O'Briain or some other 'Paddy' being present.

Celebrity Team Completes Comic Relief Zambezi Challenge

PA | Posted 03.04.2013 | UK Entertainment

A celebrity team including Dara O'Briain and former Spice Girl Mel C has completed its tough Zambezi challenge for Comic Relief - with even their supp...

Comic Relief Celebs In River Zambezi Drama

PA | Posted 29.01.2013 | UK

The Comic Relief charity challenge on the Zambezi River took a wrong turn when comic Dara O'Briain and Olympic athlete Phillips Idowu were swept away ...

EXCLUSIVE CLIP: Dara O Briain Cracks London Riots Jokes

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.11.2012 | UK Entertainment

Dara O Briain releases his new stand-up DVD, Craic Dealer Live 2012, next month and The Huffington Post UK has an exclusive first look at some of the ...

Who's Getting More Love Than Sherlock At BAFTA?

The Huffington Post UK | Brogan Driscoll | Posted 24.04.2012 | UK Entertainment

The BBC's Sherlock and Channel 4's This Is England '88 have bagged three BAFTA Television nominations each - but ITV's Appropriate Adult is leading th...

Tonight’s TV Pick: The 70s, Scott & Bailey, Dara O'Briain

The Huffington Post UK | Brogan Driscoll | Posted 16.04.2012 | UK Entertainment

The 70s – BBC 2, 9pm Dominic Sandbrook takes us down memory lane in this new documentary series. The first episode focuses on 1970-72 discussing ch...

Mock the Week: 'Sexist' or Simply Lacking Female Appeal?

Garry Lee | Posted 06.04.2012 | UK Comedy
Garry Lee

Flagship BBC comedy show Mock the Week has come under fire from Tory MP Nadine Dorries for featuring few female guests.

Not laughing at women? You should be

Joanna Papageorgiou | Posted 04.12.2011 | UK Comedy
Joanna Papageorgiou

I don't know why there aren't as many female as male comedians but I am pretty sure that it's not because the person booking the acts decided not to let women perform. I could be wrong. Perhaps the idea that women comedians aren't funny is a lot more pervasive than I think.