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Roisin Conaty – Famous Comedian | UK

Winner of the Foster’s Edinburgh Comedy Award 2010 for Best Newcomer, Roisin Conaty is a multi-talented writer and performer. She brings her distinctive style of stand up to theatres all over the country, and is available to hire as a stand-up comedian for events.

Since winning the Edinburgh Comedy Award Roisin has appeared on Have I Got News For You (BBC1), BBC Three’s hit show Russell Howard’s Good News, Victoria Wood’s Angina Monologues for Sky One, Dave’s One Night Stand for Dave channel and E4’s new talent show Show and Tell. She has also appeared on The News Quiz (Radio 4), Arthur Smith’s Balham Bash (Radio 4), Russell Kane’s Whistle Stop Tour (Radio2) and It’s Your Round (Radio 4).

Roisin is not just a talented stand up, she is also a gifted character comic, who can switch between roles seamlessly. She performs as one half of The Cakes and is currently working on a number of ideas for TV and Radio, including developing a script for Channel 4.

As well as winning the coveted Edinburgh Comedy Award, Roisin has also won the Laughing Horse New Act Award and been a finalist in the Amused Moose and Funny Women competitions. Roisin returned to the Edinburgh Festival in August 2012 with her solo show, Roisin Conaty: Life Hunter.

Roisin can be seen starring on BBC Threes latest comedy show Impractical Jokers, as well as new comedy Man Down on Channel 4, alongside Greg Davies.


“Excellent” “Seriously talented”
- Tim Arthur, Time Out

“Definitely one to watch”
- The List

“Effervescent jokesmith”
- The Evening Standard

“A nice line in observation”
- The Guardian

“Impressively adept at bringing these figures to life, without a trace of ctress bad habits.”
- Chortle

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