Christian can charm any room and not just because he's Irish. He's a comedian and an actor and has been performing stand-up since 2009, bringing him all over UK and Ireland, to the Edinburgh Festival and the Melbourne Comedy Festival. Described by The Scotsman as a genial performer, relaxed and natural as well as friendly, funny and clever.
He was one of the finalists in Amnesty Internationals Secret Policemans Ball Worlds Shortest Gig (he lost out to a magician called Piff in an ill-fitting green dragon suit), came runner-up in the Galway Comedy Festival Comedy Slam, brought his show Hello Cruel World to Underbelly at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival and won the Malcolm Hardee Cunning Stunt Award.
In August 2013, he brought his show Funeral Addict to the Free Sisters at the Edinburgh Free Festival Fridge and was runner-up in the Edinburgh Heat of the BBC New Comedy Award.
Hes been seen in Neil Delameres Holding out for a Hero on RTE television and was part of Live at the Sunflower, a stand-up radio show showcasing comedy talent in Ireland on BBC Radio Ulster.
Hes brought four full solo shows to the Edinburgh Fringe Festival including Christian Talbot is Shite at Being Irish and C60 and performed in a one-man play called Every Day I Wake Up Hopeful, which was awarded 5 stars, with Broadway Baby saying, Christian Talbot gives an excellent solo performance an incredibly good piece of work.
In 2017, he performed a double act show at the Edinburgh Fringe with Rosie Holt called, Holt and Talbot Cant Stand The Sight Of Each Other as well as a new one-man play called, Bluebeards Ghost.
He produces a fortnightly podcast with Rosie Holt called Do You Remember The First Time?, about first crushes, first kisses, first loves, heartbreaks and bedroom disasters with guests such as Nick Helm, Bethany Black and Mark Watson.
"An absolutely engaging performer. The woman next to me nearly dislocated something, so much was she laughing. Cant say fairer than that." - The Scotsman
"Talbot may call himself Shite at Being Irish but when it comes to putting together a good show, well, hes great at that."
- Broadway Baby
"Talbot has a show which has the potential to be a hit at home and abroad." - Ed Fest Mag
"There is a self-confessed air of disappointment surrounding Talbots life, but there is nothing but happiness and laughter in his show" - Three Weeks
"Talbot was confident and focused, winning warm chuckles with each meticulously crafted punchline" - Belfast Telegraph
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