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Holly Walsh

Comedian and comedy writer Holly Walsh is familiar face having appeared regularly on Mock the Week, 8 Out of 10 Cats, and many more. A regular on radio comedy such as Just a Minute, and News Quiz on BBC radio 4. With the ability to tailor her material towards her audience, Holly is wonderfully suited to the corporate scene.

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Holly Walsh Biography

Holly Walsh is a comedy performer and writer, known best for her work on both TV and radio. Her lateral-thinking gags and offbeat stage presence combine to form a unique and intensely funny act.

Holly has won herself plaudits a-plenty. As a 2006 finalist in the annual stand-up comedy competitions, Hackney Empire New Act of the Year, and So You Think You're Funny?, Holly went on to win the Chortle Awards Best Newcomer award in 2008.

Holly co-hosted the 2009 Amused Moose Laugh Off with Jack Whitehall.

After reading Art History at Cambridge University, Holly went on to work in the art world in small, contemporary art galleries in east London. Whilst working in galleries, she attended comedy writing evening classes including Stand Up And Deliver, and ended up writing for Jo Caulfield's radio show, It's That Jo Caulfield Again, on BBC Radio 4.

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Holly Walsh is a comedy performer and writer, known best for her work on both TV and radio. Her lateral-thinking gags and offbeat stage presence combine to form a unique and intensely funny act.

Holly has won herself plaudits a-plenty. As a 2006 finalist in the annual stand-up comedy competitions, Hackney Empire New Act of the Year, and So You Think You're Funny?, Holly went on to win the Chortle Awards Best Newcomer award in 2008.

Holly co-hosted the 2009 Amused Moose Laugh Off with Jack Whitehall.

After reading Art History at Cambridge University, Holly went on to work in the art world in small, contemporary art galleries in east London. Whilst working in galleries, she attended comedy writing evening classes including Stand Up And Deliver, and ended up writing for Jo Caulfield's radio show, It's That Jo Caulfield Again, on BBC Radio 4.

In 2006 Holly switched to comedy full time, retiring from the art world. She immediately started to win people over, including Frank Skinner who asked her to work on a pilot TV project, Frank Skinner's Skateboarding Dog. She continued to write for various TV and radio shows, including The Charlotte Church Show (Channel 4), That Mitchell and Webb Sound and The News Quiz

In 2011 she was nominated for the Foster’s Edinburgh Comedy Award, Best Newcomer Nominee award.

Holly has appeared as a panelist on shows such as 8 out of 10 Cats, Would I Lie to You, and Mock The Week.

A purveyor of skilfully crafted one-liners, Holly makes a great stand-up for any event. With the ability to tailor her material towards her audience, Holly is wonderfully suited to the corporate scene. Holly also makes for a brilliant events host, and has much experience of working in live environments, from small events to large-scale festivals.

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