Ed has also developed a huge overseas following and has performed to capacity audiences in Australia (where he shook hands with David Bowie backstage at a television show), New Zealand (where he was briefly a media sensation because of an argument with a barman), Singapore, Belgium, Bermuda, Norway, Austria, Switzerland and more.
In Canada, Ed has made several appearances at the prestigious Just for Laughs festival in Montreal, even hosting a gala in 2006 and touring with Just for Laughs in 2008.
In the US he has performed at the US Comedy Arts Festival in Aspen and in top comedy clubs in New York and LA, as well as making five appearances on NBC's Late Night With Conan O'Brien.
In the UK and Ireland, Ed has become a regular fixture on television and radio. He has appeared on or presented a range of shows on BBC radio, including The Unbelievable Truth and What’s So Funny. He is also a regular panellist on shows like Mock the Week and Have I Got News for You, and has made several memorable appearances on the Graham Norton Show.
Recently, Ed has been involved in more factual television work. He travelled to Central America to co-host the adventurous travel show
Dara and Ed’s Great Big Adventure with Dara Ó Briain and drove across Siberia with Andy Parsons for an episode of World’s Most
Dangerous Roads. He has also done pieces for Countryfile and The One Show, and has appeared on programmes like Science
Club and Volcano Live.
Ed has also been in several films, including Round Ireland With A Fridge, Rat, Are You Ready For Love and Zemanovaload.
Ed lives in Essex with his wife, two children and their cat.