Christian Talbot is a stand-up comedian from Dublin, based in Northern Ireland. In 2012 he was one of the finalists in Amnesty International’s Secret Policeman’s Ball “World’s Shortest Gig” ( He lost out to a magician called Piff in an ill-fitting green dragon suit) and came runner-up in the Galway Comedy Festival “Comedy Slam”.
In August 2013, he brought his show “Funeral Addict” to the Free Sisters at the Edinburgh Free Festival Fridge and was runner-up in the Edinburgh Heat of the BBC New Comedy Award.
In August 2014, he brought his show "Hello Cruel World" to Underbelly at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival and won the Malcolm Hardee Cunning Stunt Award.
In November 2014 he was seen in Neil Delamere's "Holding out for a Hero" on RTE television.
In August 2015 he brought his shown Christian Talbot is Shite at Being Irish" to Underbelly at the Edinburgh Fringe. And in 2016 two shows, C60 and Every Day I Wake Up Hopeful, which was awarded 5 stars.
“An absolutely engaging performer. The women next to me nearly dislocated something, so much was she laughing. Can’t say fairer than that.” – The Scotsman
“Talbot may call himself 'Shite at Being Irish' but when it comes to putting together a good show, well, he’s great at that.” – ★★★★ Broadway Baby
“Talbot has a show which has the potential to be a hit at home and abroad.” - ★★★★ Ed Fest Mag
“There is a self confessed air of disappointment surrounding Talbot’s life, but there is nothing but happiness and laughter in his show” –Three Weeks