Niamh Marron

Introduction

Niamh Marron started her stand up comedy as she was finishing her degree in Photography, Temple Bar, Dublin 2007. She sold her final year exhibition to the Laughter Lounge, Dublin. These large comedian portraits can be seen hanging in the VIP area. 

Since then Niamh has worked hard travelling all around Ireland, the UK and Scotland gigging to a wide variety of crowds. Over the years her audience has varied from 4 people to 4,000 people. 

Niamh Marron has also supported Pj Gallagher, David Mc Savage, Foil,Arms&Hog and Gearoid Farrelly. She performed along side popular bands in the Vicar St venue for 'Dublin Does Comic Relief', and later again in the same venue alongside comic legends Eddie Izzard, Tommy Tiernan and Dara O'Brien. 

In 2013 Niamh made it through to the judges round on Britain's Got Talent. She performed in front of 4,000 people in the SECC arena in Scotland and received 4 yes's from the judges.

She has written for Channel 4 Comedy, BBC1 and BBC3.

In 2014 Niamh went on tour around Ireland with her 1hour solo show 'Marronated'  and received rave reviews.

Niamh is one of five comedians that star in the new TV3 Comedy show 'The Stand Ups' coming out in 2015. At the moment she is writing her own sitcom and has a lot of exciting TV appearances in the pipeline.

Niamh's energetic, bold and daring style of comedy makes her original and memorable.

 

Awards

Winning many awards including;

Show Me The Funny,

Kusanta Comedy God,

Angelic Banana Smackdown,

Tallaght Comedy Night.

Runner up of the prestigious UK’s Funny Women Awards in London and Daly's Comedy Competition, Omagh.

Finalist of RTE’s New Comedy Awards and Bulmers Nothing But Funny.

 

TV
(TV3) - Britains Got Talent, Things We Love and Hate, The Stand Up's, Ireland AM, 2014 The Year in Review, Take Me Out, Late Lunch Live.

(RTE) - New Comedy Awards, Hey Ho Let's Go, Podge & Rodge, Neil Delamere's -Holding Out for a Hero, Reality Bites with Jennifer Maguire, Republic of Telly, The Warehouse, Gay Nation and Red TV.

(BBC)– Monumental.

 

Festivals

Edinburgh Fringe Festival, Electric Picnic (Laois), Kilkenny Cat Laughs, Iveagh Gardens, Forbidden Fruit Festival (Dublin), Glasgowbury (Derry), Tanglewood (Newry) and Laverys Day Fest (Belfast).

 

 Radio

Phantom 105.2, RTEradio1, 103.2, Dublin City FM, Spin 103.8, 4FM, Dublin South FM, Beat Fm. 

 

 Reviews

Risky, Edgey and a very naughty girl.” Simon Cowell, Britain’s Got Talent

Consistently excellent – a live wire”. Hotpress

"Jokes like a machine gun". The Empire Comedy Club, Belfast.

Niamh Marron combines frenetic delivery with her apparent innocent demeanour, getting away with her saucy material. Her fast and furious style wowed the judges”. Funny Women Magazine

"Very likeable and endearing. I can see you having your own tv show with your character." Amanda Holden, Britain's Got Talent

Bubbly and fast talking, Marron’s style is gleefully self depreciating. The night ended on a high.” Entertainment.ie

"Disgraceful and unacceptable". A couple of auld geebags

 

 

 

Niamh Marron

Photo by Jenny McCarthy, TV3.