The bonafide "comedy-fizz bomb" Ayrshire born comic Billy Kirkwood has established himself as one of the United Kingdom's most watchable and versatile acts thanks to his loveable on-stage presence.  His inventive and energetic stand up performances, coupled with a unique ability to make anything funny and an unbridled mischievous streak, have charmed audiences the world over. 

The award winning comic performs to packed out clubs, venues, festivals and events all across the UK, clocking up sell-out one-man shows at the Glasgow, Edinburgh, Brighton and Manchester international comedy festivals. He's supported tours for huge names including Tim Minchin, Frankie Boyle, WWE"s Mick Foley and William Regal, and Police Academy's Michael Winslow. While his own smash hit show, "Billy Kirkwood: Show Me Your Tattoo" has taken him to Ireland, America, Canada and Malawi.

As an in-demand MC Billy has hosted high-profile events including The Scottish Secret Policeman's Ball (8 years running), The Scottish Alternative Music Award, Scotland's Insane Championship Wrestling, and the Stan Lee Awards at the at Ka-Pow Comic Con in London. 

Billy has performed and shown support for many charities including Red Cross, Cancer Research, WWF, Marie Curie, Help for Heroes and many more. He also has an interest in developing up and coming talent, teaching workshops in public speaking and comedy performance. 

Billy's TV and radio work includes multiple appearances on the BBC, Comedy Central, MTV Europe and CW Network.


- Metro