Aidan is a comedy writer based in Dublin
“A man clearly very much at home with the absurd” – Nomoreworkhorse
Aidan is a writer for radio, stage, and screen.
His credits include RTE’s Radio’s CALLAN’S KICKS and RTE Television’s CLEAR HISTORY, BBC Television’s SOFT BORDER PATROL and SCOT SQUAD, BBC Radio 4’s THE SKEWER, THE NEWS QUIZ, THE NOW SHOW, NEWSJACK and NEWSJACK UNPLUGGED.
For the stage
He wrote ARACHNOPHILIA (“…shows a deftness and charm that’s often beguiling in this delightfully absurdist comedy…”- The Arts Review) which featured at the Dublin Fringe Festival 2018 and ran again in 2019. He also wrote and directed FUNDRAISING: THE MUSICAL in 2018.
Aidan also writes and performs sketches online, most notably political satire, and his sketches have notched up well over 1 million views.
In addition to his comedy writing, Aidan also specialises in informal STEAM-education and communication for both adults and children. He is available as a script editor for sci-comm materials if you feel your scripts need to be simplified and stuffed full of comic zest.
Get in touch
If you would like to get in touch with Aidan or request any of his scripts you can reach him at firstname.lastname@example.org
Leo Varadkar called to my door canvassing and I managed to get it on video. pic.twitter.com/SsUgG8Wqw4
— Aidan Fitzmaurice (@FancyVegasPro) January 18, 2021
That weird Tesco ad with the guy cooking to tapes of his dead mam but the tapes are Aoife McGregor instead. pic.twitter.com/24NuifcY3y
— Aidan Fitzmaurice (@FancyVegasPro) April 5, 2021
I made a handy explainer video to bring us all up to speed on the Katherine Zappone/Leo Varadkar/everybody scandal that is currently engulfing Irish politics.
Hope you enjoy. pic.twitter.com/ZvxNiIvWFd
— Aidan Fitzmaurice (@FancyVegasPro) August 6, 2021
There’s just something about this guy that tells me he’s a bit of a snake.
- Starring: Stephen Colfer, Orla Devlin, Ian Dunphy, Seamus Hanly
- Director of Photography: Conor O’Toole
- Editing: Seamus Hanly
- Written & Directed by Aidan Fitzmaurice
Jurassic Park with Live Sound Effects
A video about a screening of Jurassic Park with live sound effects.
- Featuring Aidan Fitzmaurice, Séamus Hanly and Tony Cantwell