Frankie Boyle

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Date of Birth August 16, 1972
Place of Birth Pollokshaws, Scotland
Age 48 years old
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Francis Martin Patrick Boyle is a Scottish comedian and writer. He is known for his cynical and often controversial sense of humour. Boyle first gained recognition as a permanent panellist on the comedy show Mock the Week from its beginning in June 2005 until his departure in September 2009. After his departure from Mock the Week, Boyle created and starred in the Channel 4 sketch show Frankie Boyle's Tramadol Nights. He then presented the BBC Two satirical chat show Frankie Boyle's New World Order. In 2020, he presented a four part series on BBC Two, Frankie Boyle's Tour of Scotland. He has embarked on a number of stand-up tours, releasing several stand-up specials.

Birth name: Francis Martin Patrick Boyle
Born: August 16, 1972, Pollokshaws, Glasgow, Scotland
Medium: Stand-up, television, radio
Years active: 1995–present
Genres: One-liners, black comedy, blue comedy, satire, insult comedy
Subject(s): Scottish culture, celebrities, politics, family, current events
Children: 2
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About Frankie Boyle

Scottish funny man who is known for being a panelist on the BBC comedy series Mock the Week. He has also written for Jimmy Carr's Distraction and Sean Lock's TV Heaven, Telly Hell.

Before Fame

He started performing as a comedian at age 23, after earning an English Literature degree from Sussex University. He first began to receive attention after performing at The Stand Comedy Club in Edinburgh.

Achievement

He earned a top-selling comedy DVD with Frankie Boyle: Live in 2008.

Family Life

He has two children with longtime partner Shereen Taylor. His son was born in 2007 and his daughter was born in 2004.

Associations

He made a special guest appearance on the Graham Norton Show in 2007.

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  • Scottish republicans
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  • Scottish humorists
  • Scottish television writers
  • Comedians from Glasgow
  • Scottish male writers
  • People educated at Holyrood Secondary School
  • Scottish atheists
  • Scottish columnists
  • Scottish autobiographers
  • Scottish political writers
  • Censorship in the arts
  • Alumni of Aston University
  • Scottish male comedians
  • Scottish socialists
  • Cultural critics
  • Free speech activists
  • Critics of religions
  • Social critics
  • Alumni of the University of Sussex
  • Former Roman Catholics
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Latest information about Frankie Boyle updated on October 26, 2020.

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