Aidan Bishop (3 stars)

This article is from 2011

Aidan Bishop

The New York-based Irishman takes sweet revenge on his childhood torments

After being dismissed as unintelligent and lazy his entire childhood, New York-based Bishop is clearly still harbouring a great deal of resentment towards those who contributed to his misery as a dyslexic youth in the 80s. Bishop combines a bitter attitude with a wealth of charm, deep wit and the odd phonological error.

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Aidan Bishop live in Vicar Street, Dublin Feb. 12th 2009

Aidan Bishop - Misspelled

  • 3 stars

Do dyslexics make the best comedians? Just ask Eddie Izzard, Jay Leno, Robin Williams and Billy Connolly to name a few. Growing up undiagnosed dyslexic can be tragic for some. But in tragedy, one finds comedy. Who would have thought that being a bad speller would be so funny. Join IFTA nominated comedian Aidan Bishop as…