Alistair Barrie is one of the top headliners on the international comedy circuit. He has performed in over 40 countries including acclaimed performances in Australia, Cape Town, Mumbai, New Zealand and the legendary Comedy Cellar in New York. He is a regular at London’s world-famous Comedy Store and a core member of their weekly topical ‘Cutting Edge’ team.
Alistair is a frequent panelist on BBC Scotland’s award-winning ‘Breaking the News’ and has appeared on radio and television all over the world, including ‘Celebrity Deal or No Deal’, ‘BBC Breakfast,’ ‘Good Morning South Africa’ and ‘The Blame Game’ in Northern Ireland. He has also written for the most of the major TV and radio networks and a number of other comedians.
“No one does righteous indignation with the same brio as Barrie, an inheritor of the splenetic mantle of the great 80s alternative comedians” The Guardian
“Barrie’s analytical nous and store of snappy gags mark him out…Excellent” The Independent
“Properly smart comedy for grown-ups. By a properly smart comic” ★★★★ The Scotsman
“An honest, rich, rewarding delight” ★★★★ The West Australian
“Eloquent slick and dynamic, his hour positively races by in a blur of opinions, flippancy and indignity” ★★★★ Chortle
“Drops from the highbrow to the gutter in the draw of a breath” ★★★★★ Metro
“Immensely charismatic and entirely convincing. Barrie is dangling on the edge of the big time. His delivery is flawless” FEST