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An Audience with Al Porter



When: Wednesday 8th November
Venue: Westbury Hotel, Dublin 2

Hold onto your hats! IFTA is delighted to host An Audience with Al Porter this November. Invited Guests and Members of the Irish Academy are in for a treat; an audience with Al Porter, winner of the Inaugural Gala TV Rising Star Award in 2016.  

The comedian is currently on Irish screens as the host of TV3's/Stellify production 'Blind Date'.

Al Porter is the recipient of the Inaugural Gala Rising Star Award which was presented at the IFTA Gala Television Awards in 2016.

Porter made his television debut as a participant of ‘New Comedy Award’ on RTÉ 2. He is also known for his writing and performances in panto and co-wrote ‘Freezin’: The Story of The Snow Queen’ with Carl Spain in 2015.

His regular appearances on television and radio see him take the lead as host and guest alike. He is a regular guest of Colm Hayes’ ‘Drivetime’ on 2fm, has appeared on TV3’s ‘The Seven O’Clock Show’ hosted by Lucy Kennedy and Martin King, RTÉ’s ‘The Late Late Show’ and UK stand-up show ‘Live at the Apollo’.

Previous accolades for Porter include becoming a semi-finalist in the UK-wide ‘So You Think You’re Funny’ competition at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, and finalist and Audience Choice Winner in the nationwide Craic Attack competition.