Work In Progress: Abi Roberts
"A regular in the UK's major comedy clubs and as heard on BBC Radio 4, Abi Roberts returns to Brighton Fringe with another sell-out, rip-roaring WIP hour of stand-up, guaranteed to leave you happy and to start your week off with a bang.
"An incredible stand-up with unstoppable charisma, dominating the stage all through the hour... .a true talent, with her boisterous, laugh-out-loud humour; an entertaining and one-of-a-kind stand-up.” - Edinburgh Festival Magazine.
"Ground-breaking comedy, a tour de force" - Independent.
"Deeply intelligent comedy that is absolutely not to be missed. Hits target after target." - New Statesman.
"Raucous and incredibly funny" - Daily Telegraph"
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Abi Roberts and her big hair exploded onto the stand-up comedy scene in 2012. She was a Finalist and Runner-Up in the London Comedy Store's Costa Light Comedy Competition in 2012, a Finalist and Runner-Up In the 2012 Harrogate Theatre's Comedian of the Year and took the Audience Award at the same festival.
She is a regular weekend act at comedy clubs such as The Glee Clubs, Bearcat Comedy and Backyard Comedy Club, as well as the major independent clubs, such as Bracknell Comedy Cellar, Banana Cabaret, Gag House Comedy and The Kings Head. Abi gigs all over the UK.
She also regularly appears as a Guest Comedian on BBC Radio 4’s Saturday Live, Midweek, Weekend and Outlook, as well as on comedy radio stations Talk Radio, FuBar Radio, Moscow Comedy FM (Russia) and Wildfire Radio (US) and she has just filmed her first sitcom pilot for Sky One playing a Russian woman Irina in Cameron Gordon’s Bucketless, as well as a major roles in Square Cat Films Comedy Shorts, One Under and The Honeymoon. She recently became the first UK comic to perform in Russia, in Russian, completing three nights of shows to packed-out houses at Moscow Comedy Club.
Abi Roberts tour dates