Alex Kealy


Alex Kealy is a stand-up comedian who mixes political
material with self-deprecation and relatable observations. He reached the final
of the prestigious So You Think You're Funny ​competition in his
first year of performing and is now a  "rising star of the
British stand-up scene" (The List) .

He has taken three hours of stand-up to the Edinburgh Fringe, the latest
being 2018's A Kealy's Heel - "a storming show" (The Sunday
Times​) which was met with full rooms and critical acclaim. Other work
includes writing for BBC Two's Mock The Week​.

He's 18.5% carbon and tweets at @alexkealy


Praise for 2018's A Kealy's Heel:

"A storming show from the whimsical funnyman” - The Sunday Times

"This is clever’ve done yourself some internal damage from
laughing so much” ★★★★ - Shortcom

"Excellent writing...very funny...Kealy has undoubted potential” - Chortle

"A funny hour...providing genuinely new perspective” - Fest

"Refreshing and original...This is an hour of self-aware and intelligent
comedy” ★★★★- Bunbury Magazine

"Rising star of the British stand-up scene...a reservoir of memorable
gags" - The List 

"This is intelligent, informative, funny stuff from an important voice” - Three

Praise for 2017's The Art Of The Keal:

"Well thought out and insightful...extremely funny...a very enjoyable hour
of comedy" ★★★★ - Theatre Weekly

"Very high on laughs. The gag-per-minute ratio for this show is
impressive...Kealy's analogies are clever and imaginative, coaxing loud
guffaws...a guy who clearly knows how to make each joke land” - The List

"An enjoyable stage presence with shrewd comic chops” - Fest

Praise for 2016's Alex Kealy Is An Idea Whose Time Has Come:

"Fresh, insightful, and original...a great hour of cerebral stand-up & Alex
Kealy is a name to watch” ★★★★ - FringeGuru

"Ferociously quick-witted...flawless script” ★★★★ - EdFringeReview

"A fascinating hour...marvellous stand-up” - The Skinny

"Clever and original...Kealy’s style worked a treat” - Broadway Baby

"Smart and fresh satirical comedy" - Three Weeks

"Sharp comedy...the potential to be very big and when he is big it'll be
well deserved" - Northern Powerhouse

On twitter at @alexkealy