Stand Up Comedy Biog

 

Susan Murray

Susan Murray by Paul Tucker

“Feisty fire-headed pocket rocket “Broadway Baby.

 

Her ability to make quirky connections allows her to build a compelling believable and richly funny picture of 21st century womanhood..Anyone who loves the work of Sarah Millican and Kerry Godliman will find plenty to enjoy hereThe Guardian

Winner of the first ever Jongleurs Competition and a seasoned regular on the circuit, Susan has emerged as one of the best female stand-ups in the UK and was the first ever woman to MC Decompression gigs for the British Army / CSE. She is in the top 100 Huffington Post funny women Tweeters. Susan was short listed for the BBC’s year long comedy writing bursary. She’s wrote for and was a guest on Jeremy Hardy Talks To The Nation and has also starred in Stephen K Amos’ Idiots Guide both for Radio 4. She recently took her new solo show “F*ckwit Club”  to the Edinburgh Festival as well as performing in a play by Tim Clarke “Gagging For It”.  She recently made her TV acting debut in the 3rd series of ITV’s “The Job Lot” alongside Jo Enright and Russell Tovey.

 

Writing and performing for BBC Radio 1 on ‘The Milk Run’ she also received a writing bursary from the BBC Northern Comedy Dept. More recently she wrote and starred in the topical web show ‘Britain’s Got People’  with Dave Cohen ( Have I Got News For You/ Horrible Histories). Susan is working nationally for the majority of promoters and clubs in the UK (Jongleurs, Highlight, Off The Kerb etc) and works internationally; Quatar, Dubai, Abu Dhabi, China, Malaysia, Indonesia, Germany, Luxembourg, Brussels, Ireland. Her versatility means that as well as corporate gigs Susan works  Biker Festivals and music festivals including Glastonbury, Bestival, The Big Chill, Reading, V, Endorse It In Dorset, Download.  Acting credits include starring in the TV comedy drama “Love, Lies and Lipstick” for ITV, Arthur Smith Sings Leonard Cohen (Pleasance, Edinburgh Festival and Garrick London) and Itch Scratch at The Pleasance Theatre.