“I see myself as more than an advisor – Paul Donovan is actually my hand puppet.”
Ardal is one of Ireland’s top stand up comedians and comic actors – star of Fr. Ted (C4) for which he received a British Comedy Award and a BAFTA nomination, After Hours (Sky), My Hero (BBC), Skins (e4) and Dr. Who (BBC), he was Olivier nominated for Conor McPherson’s The Weir in the West End and Deth in Paradise (BBC). Ardal has worked previously with producer, Paul Donovan on Val Falvey (one of the top 10 programmes on RTE in 2009) and the Arthur Mathews scripted feature film Wide Open Spaces. He continues to tour worldwide as a stand up.