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Video: Patrick Kielty's Irish eyes are smiling as he impersonates Daniel O'Donnell on new chat show

Published 06/04/2016

Paddy Kielty on the red carpet ahead of the Being AP screening last night
Paddy Kielty on the red carpet ahead of the Being AP screening last night

Comedian Patrick Kielty may be a household name but he's taken on another famous Irish star in his new comedy chat show Delete, Delete, Delete.

In the second episode, which is due to air tonight, Patrick impersonates the soothing accent of Donegal crooner and former Strictly Come Dancing star Daniel O'Donnell.

In a discussion about country music with his guests award-winning actor Jason Watkins, Countryfile's Ellie Harrison and fellow comedian Chris Ramsey. Patrick said "You've got the Americana on one side and then you've got the very cool stuff like Daniel O'Donnell on the other."

When the audience laughs, Patrick says "How dare you!" and asks Ellie if she's a fan of Daniel.

He then tells Jason that this could be his next part before he goes on to impersonate the voice of the singer.

The comedian, who recently became a dad for the first time, hosts the show, which asks guests to hand over their laptops to see what their internet history can reveal about them.

The second episode will air tonight at 10:45pm on BBC One.

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