The feisty, pop culture obsessed Canadian comic and ‘Funny Women’ winner. Katherine Ryan boasts a stream of great TV credits from QI and Have I Got News; all the way to Episodes and the BBC contest to find the best amateur hair stylist. She has also stormed the stage on Live At The Apollo. The Scotsman hailed Katherine as ‘Joan Rivers heir apparent’.

Katherine Ryan: Comedian

Katherine is a Canadian comedian, writer and actress. She has been on a huge range of panel shows and sitcoms; and has also won the prestigious Nivea Funny Women Award. A natural performer with a superb line in pop cultural observations and occasionally outrageous, bitchy remarks; Katherine has a unique, endearing charm, that tempers her biting comments.

Keep It Real

Her material covers the world’s obsession with Celebrity status, and why real life doesn’t quite measure up to theirs; and speculates on the lives and thoughts of the young royals, Beyoncé, Cheryl and the infamous Kardashians.

Celeb Obsessed

Katherine points out how ridiculous it is, to know what Joey Essex is up to at any given moment; and how turning terrorists into celebrities, might help the world keep track of them all. She combines her biting wit with a superb affinity for the audience; drawing them in and really involving them in the comedy show.

Katherine Ryan: TV Work

Katherine has appeared on

  • Live at the Apollo
  • Mock the Week
  • Have I Got News For You
  • Never Mind the Buzzcocks
  • 8 out of 10 Cats
  • The Apprentice: You’re Fired
  • Radio 4 show The News Quiz.

She has been a regular on comic challenge show Taskmaster with Greg Davies and music quiz Bring the Noise. Katherine has also appeared in Channel 4’s college based comedy Campus; BBC2’s Episodes and has hosted BBC 2 reality contest Hair.

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