David O’Doherty

David O’Doherty is an Irish comedian, author, musician, actor and playwright. He is the son of Jim Doherty, a celebrated jazz pianist.

Born in Dublin in 1975, O’Doherty’s comedy career began at the city’s Trinity College. He worked in telemarketing and temping before debuting at Dublin’s Comedy Cellar in 1998.

Since then, he has gone on to earn critical praise for his stand-up work and has made regular appearances on UK TV.

He has also enjoyed success as a writer, penning articles for a number of newspapers and magazines as well as authoring children’s books.