Michael Redmond


Michael Redmond is an Irish stand-up comedian from Blackrock, Dublin, known
for playing Father Stone in the Father Ted episode
Father Stone
".[3][4] He
has a deadpan style of delivery and has been described as the "possessor
of comedy's most mournful moustache".[5]

Redmond began his career as a writer for
Irish radio and television, before moving to London and launching a successful
stand-up career in 1987.[3] His
live show Eamon, Older Brother of Jesus was adapted for a BBC Radio 4 series,
but scrapped on the decision of the station's new Scottish Catholic controller.[4] Parts
of the series were subsequently broadcast on Alan DaviesBBC Radio 1 show.[4] After
his work on Father Ted, he continued to appear in projects as diverse
as Brass Eye,[4] and Stewart Lee's
Comedy Vehicle
, and is a regular participant at the Edinburgh
Fringe Festival
. Redmond played another priest in the film Voodoophone.[4]

He also plays Bishop Briggs in radio4's
Fags, Mags and Bags.