Rachel Parris is an award-winning musical comedian, actor and improviser, currently on telly screens in BBC2's The Mash Report.
"Beautifully crafted and performed...tears of laughter". The Guardian
She has made several appearances on BBC Radio 4 and BBC 6 Music, most recently in The Now Show, and on TV, she appeared in the highly anticipated IT Crowd Special on Channel 4, which was nominated in the Bafta Awards. Rachel presented the Game of Thrones fanshow, Thronecast, on Sky Atlantic and she has appeared in BBC2's Murder In Successville, Russell Howard's Good News, satirical sketch show Revolting.
Sara Barron, Best Newcomer Nominee at the Edinburgh Fringe 2018 and one of the best reviewed shows at the Edinburgh Fringe 2019, is one of the most hotly tipped comics working in the UK.
“For Worse”, her 5* debut hour went on to enjoy two sell-out runs at London’s Soho Theatre. She has additionally curated her own highly acclaimed regular nights at 2Northdown and Angel Comedy, and has continued to thrill audiences up and down the country with her standup.
This year alone, Sara has appeared on Frankie Boyle’s New World Order, worked with the BBC, Radio 4, Audible, UKTV, and is currently developing a number of her own projects.
Fearlessly original, Edinburgh Comedy Award Winner 2019 Jordan Brookes presents personal and observational subject matter through a theatrically absurdist lens.
‘Wildly entertaining’ ★★★★ The Guardian
‘Compelling, mercurial, unconventional and smart' ★★★★1/2 Chortle
‘Brookes is a startlingly talented comedian’ ★★★★ The Scotsman
Isa performs regularly in the London circuit and around the UK. Isa started doing comedy during her time at the University of Cambridge. She was a cartoonist for the satirical magazine The Porter’s Log, and was involved in several comedies, stand-up shows and sketch shows at the ADC Theatre, the Corpus Playroom and the Pembroke New Cellars at the University of Cambridge. Since moving to London, Isa has become a member of the Soho Theatre Young Company, and an improv student at the Free Association. She debuted at the Edinburgh fringe last year with my solo show “Wow” at Underbelly, this solo show was transferred to Soho Theatre in November 2017 as part of the Soho Rising Festival.
‘’(This set is) full of great descriptions, well-written jokes, embarrassing stories and sarcastic observations of her family’’ – Sophie Cartman, Chortle
‘’Athena Kugblenu looks at leaders in the modern world and considers whether she herself could be one. Likeable, effortless and honest, Kugblenu, who is currently heavily pregnant, pulls a very funny and original show out of the bag.’’ – British Comedy Guide
‘’this is a charming and well-spent hour of standup, and a standout voice in the Edinburgh comedy lineup.’’ ★★★★ – Edinburgh49
Jenny Bede first became known for her online parody music videos, which have gained over 4 million YouTube views. She started doing her songs live in 2013 where she won Best Newcomer at the Musical Comedy Awards after just four gigs. She was named Comedy’s One to Watch by the Observer and took her first hour of musical stand up to Edinburgh in 2015 where she sold out the entire run. 'Absolutely set on a collision course with stardom' ***** (Mirror).