Erich McElroy

Erich is a stand-up comedian and writer best known for his highly amusing take on politics. Originally from Seattle, he moved to the UK in 2000 and in 2007 collected his British passport.

In addition to playing playing UK venues up and down the country, Erich has appeared on BBC Breakfast, Newsnight, Sky News and Five News. He has been heard talking comedy and politics on BBC 5 Live, BBC Surrey, BBC Berkshire and regularly on TalkRadio. He has also written for the Independent, Huffington Post, The Herald in Scotland and even Saga.

He lives in London with his wife and two children that he is quite fond of.


This is political stand-up at its best.” BroadwayBaby

Well worth it, even if you’re not in the least bit political.” Edinburgh Evening News

Brilliant observation” Chortle

A box worth ticking” Metro

Smart, sharp, endearing comic” The List


BBC Breakfast

BBC Newsnight

Good Morning Britain, ITV

Sky News Sunrise

Sky News Murnaghan Sunday

Sky News feature The Point

Sky News feature Morning Story


Moral Maze, BBC Radio Four

Breaking the News, BBC Radio Scotland

Various, BBC Five Live

Paul Ross Breakfast, Talk Radio

Penny Smith, Talk Radio

Sam Delaney, Talk Radio

SomeNews Live, Fubar Radio – Co-host

BBC Radio Ulster

BBC Radio Surrey

BBC Radio Berkshire

BBC Radio Kent