Controversial, unrelenting, and often in the press, Frankie Boyle pushes boundaries of taste with his acerbic style of comedy
Francis Martin Patrick "Frankie" Boyle (born 16 August 1972) is a Scottish comedian has hit the headlines for a number of reasons, from mocking the Queen to his high-profile spat with Katie Price.
Yet Boyle is unrepentant and sometimes he uses his fame to promote discussion on topics which others seem loathe to delve into, such as the real problems with football violence and religion in Scotland.
As a permanent member of Mock The Week, Boyle is idolised by fans of the programme, and he has made guest appearances on several popular panel games 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 Argumental, as well as writing for Jimmy Carr's show Distraction and Sean Lock's TV Heaven, Telly Hell.
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