Frankie Boyle

Frankie Boyle

About Frankie Boyle

Francis Martin Patrick 'Frankie' Boyle (born 16 August 1972) is a Scottish comedian and writer, well known for his pessimistic and often controversial sense of humour. He was a permanent panellist on the comedy panel show Mock the Week for seven series and has made guest appearances on several other popular panel shows including Have I Got News for You, 8 out of 10 Cats, Would I Lie to You?, You Have Been Watching, Never Mind the Buzzcocks (as guest host and team captain when Phill Jupitus was unavailable for recording), and Argumental, as well as writing for Jimmy Carr's Distraction and Sean Lock's TV Heaven, Telly Hell. Boyle was born and brought up in Glasgow to Irish parents from the Crolly area of Co. Donegal.

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