2022 sees Patrick make his screen acting debut, starring alongside IFTA nominee Seána Kerslake in Prasanna Puwanarajah's debut feature film, Ballywalter.
A life affirming story of how unexpected connections can pull us back from the edge, Ballywalter is written by Stacey Gregg and produced by Empire Street Productions.
Live Tour: Borderline
Bittersweet, poignant and laugh out loud funny, Borderline is a comedic love letter to the future of our islands from this award-winning comedian’s personal past.
Borderline sees Patrick Kielty return to his satirical roots with a personal take on borders, national identity and the future of the Union in a post Brexit landscape.
As a Northern Ireland native, who grew up close to the Irish border, this new one man stand up show delves into his homeland’s recent history to try to make sense of what Brexit’s new borders and political upheaval means for our shared identities.
‘Ripped the place apart’
‘Kielty is Fabulous’
‘Kielty is a Revelation’
Born in Dundrum, Co. Down, Patrick began his stand-up career as host of Northern Ireland’s first comedy club The Empire Laughs Back in pre ceasefire Belfast.
An award winning stand up, his TV credits include Last Chance Lottery for CH4 and Patrick Kielty Almost Live for BBC1.
His BAFTA nominated My Dad, The Peace Deal and Me saw him named UK documentary host of the year at the 2018 Grierson Awards while his most recent film, Patrick Kielty:100 Years of Union also won an RTS award for best presenter.
2023 sees the release of his first feature film, Ballywalter, where he plays the role of Shane alongside IFTA nominated Seána Kerslake. Other acting credits include Marie Jones
A Night in November for which he received a What’s On Stage nomination.
Patrick's new radio talk show can be heard every Saturday morning on BBC 5Live whilst the the second leg of his sold out UK and Ireland stand up tour, Borderline, begins in November.