Brendon Burns: Mansplainin'
Blackfriars Basement, Glasgow
Brendon Burns (born April 19, 1971) is an Australian comedian who has mostly performed in the UK. Burns'' stand-up routine is typified by a forthright, controversial delivery. Burns'' television career began, alongside Sacha Baron Cohen and Ricky Gervais, as a performer on Channel 4''s late-night spontaneous comedy show The Eleven O''Clock Show. He has subsequently appeared as a presenter on the ITV show I''m a Celebrity... Get Me Out of Here!, and as the conductor of masterclasses in stand-up (again on ITV). Burns appeared on ITV2''s Comedy Cuts. Brendon won the if.comedy award for his show So I Suppose This Is Offensive Now at the 2007 Edinburgh Festival Fringe. Also at the 2007 Fringe, Brendon Burns appeared alongside Adam Hills and Sammy J in a stage version of Breaker Morant by The Comedians'' Theatre Company directed by Phil Nichol. Burns'' DVDs include: He famously gave out Magic Mushrooms (then legal) to an entire audience at the Glastonbury Festival as part of a documentary being filmed by friend and film maker Paul Provenza.