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Back from the Fringe

Back from the Fringe

This year in Edinburgh I performed in Mischief Movie Night (for the month) & Showstopper! The Improvised Musical (for the latter half of the month), both at The Pleasance. I have done many an Edfringe in various iterations and I have to say this was my favourite...

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These Folk at Thorington

These Folk at Thorington

On Saturday 30th July These Folk (the improvised folk musical I am in with Justin Brett) is performing at one of the most special outdoor theatres in the country, in a double bill with the effervescent all female improv group, the Yes Queens....

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Bazaar and Rummage

Bazaar and Rummage

I’m thrilled to be performing in this very funny play written by absolute legend, Sue Townsend. Set in 1982, Bazaar and Rummage is about 3 agoraphobics who are persuaded to venture out of their homes by a trainee social worker and a do-gooder, to organise a jumble...

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New improv workshops

New improv workshops

I'm doing several of my own stand-alone improv workshops this spring, including two online workshops and one in-person workshop. The first online workshop (on March 3rd) is for complete beginner's and/or for anyone who feel a bit rusty and wants to recap the basics....

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Oh Yes We Did…finish the run

Oh Yes We Did…finish the run

In November of 2021 I went to Newbury and began working at the Corn Exchange again, this time on their production of Cinderella. As with last year it was a fresh, funny take on a traditional Panto, written by Plested and Brown and Amanda Wilsher. However, unlike last...

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Mischief Movie Night In

Mischief Movie Night In

I am SO happy to have joined the cast of Mischief Movie Night In. We are improvising movies based on audience suggestions throughout July, at Riverside Studios, to a small in person audience and a large online audience. This show is the most fun I've had improvising...

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Gemma Arrowsmith: Emergency Broadcast on BBC Radio 4

Gemma Arrowsmith: Emergency Broadcast on BBC Radio 4

I was very excited to provide some extra voices as part of the cast of Gemma Arrowsmith: Emergency Broadcast, which goes out on Radio 4 on Sunday 7th February at 7.15pm and which will then available on BBC Sounds. I really do think that Gemma is THE BEST sketch writer...

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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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Twitter

Started watching #amibeingunreasonable by the phenomenal Daisy May Cooper & Selin Hizli & ohmygod it’s great - funny, gripping & refreshing

About 16 hours ago

These cuties (plus me & others) will be making up a musical tonight. See you at the Lyric Theatre yeah? twitter.com/TheShowstopper…

About 2 days ago

Here are some characters I played during August. Should give you a really clear idea of my casting type pic.twitter.com/5MAgX3IGoo

About 3 days ago