Christian O'Connell

About OC

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Funny, endearing, slightly rude and entertaining with moments of genius interaction


I was stunned how funny his show was. Its a really great show. He’s managed to be as relaxed on the radio as he is on stage.


Christian O’Connell is an award winning broadcaster, stand up comedian and writer. He is a record breaking 12 times Sony Gold Award winning DJ and hosts a National Breakfast Show on Absolute Radio. He has also hosted Fighting Talk for BBC Radio 5Live

2013 saw him return to stand up with his debut full length stand up show This Is 13 at the Edinburgh Festival

In 2014 he returned to critical acclaim and a sold out run with a new show Breaking Dad.

In 2015 he made his first ever national tour with Breaking Dad and SOLD OUT all 25 dates across the UK.

This summer he will return to Edinburgh Festival with a new show ‘You’ve Ruined My Morning…and other fanmail’ about his 17 years as a radio DJ.

As a TV host he has presented shows for SkyOne, C5 and ITV. He has written a book ‘The Men Commandments’ that is available on Amazon for 7p. He has been a columnist for The Guardian and GQ.

He is also a highly sought after Corporate Host and after dinner speaker.

He is married with two daughters and hasn’t slept for 17 years.