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Dara Ó Briain

Dara Ó Briain



Ireland

Age: 52

Born: 04 Feb, 1972

Known for

TV Series Starring Dara Ó Briain

Mysteries of the Pyramids with Dara Ó BriainMysteries of the Pyramids with Dara Ó Briain
Channel 5, 2024 Running | History, Documentary

Dara Ó Briain will be joined by archaeologist Raksha Dave and Egyptologist Dr Chris Naunton to explore the most compelling questions surrounding pyramids - 'How were they built using massive chunks of stone, so heavy that even today a modern crane would struggle?' or 'What were the Egyptian pyramid's true function?'; 'If, as Egyptologists suggest, they're tombs, why has no-one ever discovered a Pharaoh in any of them?'


Wonders of the Moon With Dara Ó BriainWonders of the Moon With Dara Ó Briain
Channel 5, 2023 Running | Documentary

Dara O Briain explores the ways in which the moon shapes just about everything around us, and why there's now a new race to get humans back to the surface of our satellite.


The Family Brain GamesThe Family Brain Games
BBC Two, 2019 Cancelled/Ended | Family, Game Show

Dara O Briain hosts the ultimate test of collective, cross-generational intelligence.


BlockbustersBlockbusters
Comedy Central UK, 2019 On Hiatus | Comedy, Game Show

Blockbusters is a British television game show in which contestants answer trivia questions to complete a path across or down a game board of hexagons.


Dara and Ed's Road to MandalayDara and Ed's Road to Mandalay
BBC Two, 2017 Cancelled/Ended | Comedy, Travel, History, Documentary

Dara O Briain and Ed Byrne explore South East Asia, travelling more than 3,000 miles from Malaysia to Myanmar as they forge their way to the historic city of Mandalay.


Go 8 Bit DLCGo 8 Bit DLC
Dave, 2017 Cancelled/Ended | Game Show, Talk Shows
Rating: 1/5

Get ready for more gaming fun with Go 8 Bit DLC! Hosted by Ellie Gibson and team captains Steve McNeil and Sam Pamphilon, this sister show to Dara O Briain's Go 8 Bit is a must-watch for gamers and comedy fans alike. With new challenges and guests each week, Go 8 Bit DLC takes gaming to the next level. Tune in after the main show for even more laughs and entertainment.


Dara O Briain's Go 8 BitDara O Briain's Go 8 Bit
Dave, 2016 Cancelled/Ended | Comedy, Game Show
Rating: 2.7/5

This is based on the smash hit live Edinburgh show Go 8 Bit and hosted by comedian and gaming enthusiast Dara O Briain. Each week the show will see two celebrity guests compete to be crowned '8 Bit Champion'. The team captains are Steve McNeil, a self-confessed gaming geek, and Sam Pamphilon, a cynical amateur, who both devised and hosted the original Edinburgh show. Each week they guide their celebrity guest team-mate through five rounds of increasingly competitive gaming contests. Whether it be an arcade classic like Pac-Man, the latest blockbuster Grand Theft Auto or Fallout title, the most cutting-edge computer technology - or even larger-than-life game-inspired physical challenges, Dara and the show's resident gaming expert Ellie Gibson are on hand to adjudicate, commentate, and generally wind up the contestants. The studio audience decide the winner of each round.


Tomorrow's FoodTomorrow's Food
BBC One, 2015 Cancelled/Ended | Documentary

Tomorrow's Food shows viewers the fascinating future of food: from field, through to the aisles of the supermarket, to our dining tables. Led by Dara O Briain, this series will reveal the cutting-edge technologies and produce appearing in farms, supermarkets, kitchens and restaurants around the world, transforming how we grow, buy and eat our food. The world's population may be growing, but we're coming up with ingenious solutions to ensure the future of our breakfasts, lunches and dinners.


Dara and Ed's Great Big AdventureDara and Ed's Great Big Adventure
BBC Three, 2015 Cancelled/Ended | Comedy, Adventure, Travel, Documentary

The show follows Ed Byrne and Dara O'Briain as they take part in a 4,000-mile pan-American adventure as they follow a journey originally completed during the 1940s by three men from Detroit.


Dara O Briain's Science ClubDara O Briain's Science Club
BBC Three, 2012 Cancelled/Ended | Discovery/Science, Documentary

A look at the weird and wonderful world of reproduction and inheritance.


Dara O'Briain: School of Hard SumsDara O'Briain: School of Hard Sums
Dave, 2012 Cancelled/Ended | Comedy, Discovery/Science, Documentary
Rating: 1/5

A comedy panel series where comedian, broadcaster, scholar and host Dara O Briain is joined by comedian guests to discuss the world. Guests like Andi Osho, Alex Horne, Simon Evans and more use humor, physics, chemistry, logic and more tools to figure out the best way to solve problems, covering everything from saving a drowning man to cutting a pizza.


Stargazing LiveStargazing Live
BBC Three, 2011 Cancelled/Ended | Family, Celebrities, Discovery/Science, Educational | ► Trailer
Rating: 4.7/5

Professor Brian Cox and Dara O Briain will broadcast live from the control room of the Jodrell Bank Observatory, interacting live with the audience and calling on a starry collection of the country's finest astronomical minds to explore the majestic wonders of the skies above Britain.


The Apprentice: You're Fired!The Apprentice: You're Fired!
BBC Three, 2006 Running | Comedy, Reality, Talk Shows
Rating: 1/5

Dara O'Briain offers a chance to catch up with the show's freshly rejected candidate, who reveals what it's really like to be in the firing line.


Mock the WeekMock the Week
BBC Two, 2005 Cancelled/Ended | Comedy, Sketch/Improv, Game Show | ► Trailer
Rating: 4/5

Get ready to laugh with Mock the Week! This political comedy improv show features teams of comedians improvising sketches about current events. From the producers of Whose Line Is It Anyway?, this series is known for its humorous and satirical take on politics.