Fred Cooke delivers a unique brand of comedy through his musical prowess and wildly crafted physical story-telling.
Currently appearing as the affable MC on The Tommy Tiernan Show – Ireland’s number one talkshow which airs every Saturday night – Fred is a consistent contributor on both RTE (The Today Show with Maura and Daithí) and Virgin Media (Ireland AM, The Six O’Clock Show). In 2019 he cha-cha-changed up the pace with his much-acclaimed stint on Dancing With The Stars, and most recently appeared in the hugely popular 2023 series Réaltaí na Gaeltachta.
A well-known face on the Irish comedic circuit, Fred has supported comedy heavy-hitters such as Tommy Tiernan, Ardal O’Hanlon, Dermot and Dave and Seann Walsh. He is a regular at the UK and Ireland’s top comedy clubs (The Stand, The Comedy Store, The Empire, The Laughter Lounge – Dublin) and a familiar face on both the Irish and UK festival scene, having sold out previous Edinburgh runs.
Fred burst onto Irish TV screens back in the noughties in The Fear and Republic of Telly, with his Republic of Telly Hidden camera prank reaching 1,661,213 hits on Youtube. His collaboration on Ireland the Musical brought him around every county in Ireland through music and surreal sketches. It now stands at over half a million views.
An unmissable act, Fred brings a special brand of comedic chaos to every show, and is hugely entertaining. A night with Fred is a night not to forget.
Check out www.fredcookecomedian.com for current tour dates and news.
“Fred was great, he really added to the event…I really appreciated what he contributed, he went down a storm and we have had lots of great feedback.” Jam Media
“I love Fred, he has the real spirit of the Clown in him” Tommy Tiernan
“Fred Cooke is ready to step into the premier league of Irish funnymen” Hot Press
“Comedy genius; he has so much energy that he could power a small village in the west of Kerry” The Laughter Lounge
“A likeable, crazed and hilarious man, Cooke’s Fred Space is a treasure of a performance” Shortcom