Dara Ó Briain
Dara Ó Briain is a stand-up comedian and television presenter, best known for hosting BBC’s Mock the Week and Robot Wars. He started his career in television as a children’s presenter on RTÉ, while performing his first stand-up gigs on the Irish comedy circuit. This was after studying Mathematical Physics at University College, Dublin. In 2011, Dara co-hosted BBC1’s astronomical show Stargazing Live alongside Professor Brian Cox, sharing his love of space and science with the nation.
Dara’s first children’s book, Beyond the Sky, was published in September 2017. He has since published several children's books concerning science.