Leicester Comedy Festival 2023 award winner – Bethany Black, is a comedian, actor and writer. She has been performing for over 20 years and has supported many acts on tour including Joe Lycett and Paul Sinha. Blessed with a sharp tongue and a desire to overshare she’s been critically acclaimed for her personal, confessional style of comedy. Just as comfortable performing in a small room as in a stadium she has travelled the world and is a regular at some of the biggest clubs in the UK.
You might know her from Mock the Week or 8 out of 10 cats, but that’s just your mind playing tricks, despite regularly being praised for her appearance on those shows she’s never appeared on either, she has been a panelist on “Sorry I Didn’t Know ” (ITV) as well as “Sarah Millican’s Elephant In The Room” (BBC Radio 4) and was a guest on “Rosie Jones – Box Ticker” (BBC Radio 4). She has had leading roles in television shows such as Cucumber, Banana and Tofu by Russell T Davies for Channel 4 for which she has won awards, she was also a guest star in Doctor Who and played one of the series baddies in No Offence.
She has written for TV shows such as Frankie Boyle’s New World Order and Mummy’s Big Queer Do as well as written jokes for many of the guests on your favourite panel shows.