Roisin Conaty

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 theaters all over the country.

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 “The 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 2011 with her new solo show, “Destiny’s Dickhead.”