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Aladdin at the Corn Exchange Newbury

Aladdin at the Corn Exchange Newbury

"Oh yes there is - " going to be Panto this year! I'm really excited to say that I will be in "Aladdin" at the lovely Corn Exchange Newbury this Christmas, playing the role of Wishee Washee, Aladdin's faithful dog! The show has been written by the excellent double act...

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New episode of ‘Hayley & Ruth: Two Stars’ podcast

New episode of ‘Hayley & Ruth: Two Stars’ podcast

“Hayley and Ruth are actually characters improvised by Susan Harrison and Gemma Arrowsmith and they are terrific as a pair of, alternately know-it-alls and know-it-nothings set lose in a world they only dimly understand" (Sidespliter.com) Myself and comedy...

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One Size Fits All

One Size Fits All

During lockdown my writing partner Lucy Trodd and I have been hard at work on our TV script One Size Fits All, as well as working on some other ideas for comedy dramas. One Size Fits All is (among other things) a height based comedy, as myself and Lucy are of vastly...

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Locked Down Online

Locked Down Online

Having finally got in to some sort of lockdown rhythm I’ve been enjoying making online content again. My mojo was MIA for the first couple of months at least, but I seem to have retrieved it now so have started making regular sketches and character bits. You can watch...

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Seashore

Seashore

This Summer, in between researching musicals/Enid Blyton/James Bond, I made the first short film I’ve written, Seashore. The film is a *dramedy about a long distance relationship. There is a twist in the story but I’m afraid I can’t tell you what it is or I would have...

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These Folk: Finding the Mythic in the Mundane.

These Folk: Finding the Mythic in the Mundane.

Lately I've been developing a new show with my pal (and fellow Showstopper) Justin Brett, which is an improvised folk music show. We have performed it once so far in Rome at the wonderful Welcome Improvisation Festival and are excited to be trying it out again this...

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Timpson: The Musical at The Old Joint Stock, Birmingham

Timpson: The Musical at The Old Joint Stock, Birmingham

I saw Timpson: The Musical in a sold out room at The Edinburgh Fringe last year and, along with the rest of the audience, I laughed my bum off. My bum has now been re-attached and I’m raring to go! Having improvised numerous musicals from scratch I can’t wait to...

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How to Date a Magical Creature at Vault Festival

How to Date a Magical Creature at Vault Festival

Many full moons ago I took a show to Edinburgh called Creatures (featuring a highly strung fairy and an elderly mermaid, among other characters) so when I was asked to take part in How To Date A Magical Creature I knew it would be my cup of magical tea. As well as...

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This month I am mostly doing improv

This month I am mostly doing improv

February is an exciting month for me, not just because I’ve discovered how to make a new rice salad but also because it is packed full of improv adventures. The London run at The Other Palace of Showstopper! The Improvised Musical is well underway now and...

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Welcome to my new website

Welcome to my new website

Hello! Welcome to my brand new shiny website.  On here you can find out what a Susan Harrison is, what reviewers have said about this species of Susan Harrison and you can even find out where to see a Susan Harrison in the wild.  Enjoy!  Susan Harrison...

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Twitter

This is tonight! My @TheShowstoppers pals & colleagues are doing another livestream show. If you like funny, skilful improvisation and/or musical theatre, you will 100% like this very much. twitter.com/TheShowstopper…

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Feeling blessed to have a role in the new #johnlewischristmasadvert pic.twitter.com/RaEJofGLJH

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