Paddy McGuinness

Stand Up Comedian

Patrick "Paddy" McGuinness is best known for his massively popular ITV dating show Take Me Out. Paddy's first outing on the road to tellydom was in a series of six one off episodes in Channel 4's The Comedy Lab. Paddy also hosted the hugely successful ITV charity show Text Santa in 2014 raising more than £21 million.

"Patrick is a hugely entertaining comedian and awards host"

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  • Host
  • Awards
  • After Dinner


He presents in English.

How he presents

Totally professional and immensely versatile, Patrick's presentations are well prepared and perfectly delivered making him a firm audience favourite.

In Detail

In 2000 he got the part as Paddy the doorman in That Peter Kay Thing. This led to the massive spin off series Phoenix Nights. Paddy then went on to co-write with Peter Kay, the eagerly anticipated spin off to Phoenix Nights: Max and Paddy: The Road To Nowhere. This led Paddy to embark on his first ever solo stand-up Arena tour, The Dark Side. Paddy performed 108 dates, entertaining audiences across the UK with his sell out show in 2005. Paddy has hosted many ITV shows including This Morning, 71 Degrees North, Mad Mad World, Paddy's Show and Telly, Your Face Sounds Familiar and more. He has also hosted Channel 4 shows such as Paddy's TV Guide and Hotel GB.


An experienced actor and an incredibly funny comedian, Patrick is the perfect choice as an after dinner stand up performer or awards presenter at any ceremony.


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