Karl Spain is one of Irelands best young comedians. In his short career he has already achieved an awful lot. He burst on the scene in 2000 by winning a newcomer competition on R.T.E. and has since maintained a high standard.
In 2003 he was thrilled to be chosen as one of the Irish acts at the Montreal 'Just for Laughs' festival which was recently repeated on R.T.E. 2.
In 2004 he performed at festivals around the world including Australia, Kilkenny and his well received solo debut at the Edinburgh festival 'Spain, Ireland and Beyond'.
Most recently Karl had his own 6 part series on RTE in which he went seeking love on the net, through dating agencies etc.. "Karl Spain wants a women" and he got one. Good man Karl. Karl has previously been seen on such shows as Xit File where he wrote and performed the Fitzie character who has also made some memorable live appearances around Ireland.
Other T.V credits include The Late Late Show & The Liffey Laughs for RTE as well as the BBC New Comedy Awards in 2002. And also if you look closely at the audience the time his brother Gary was on Where in the World, you can see Karl, he has a beard and is smiling.
As well as the R.T.E. award Karl was also a league winner with Summerville Rovers Under-10s. plus he won a couple of "buachaill na seachtaine"s in primary school including two in third class.
"Destined to go far, see him now while you can". - Three Weeks
"Had the audience eating out of the palm of his hand" - Metro
"Karl is a very good boy" - Maths teacher (first year)
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