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Georgie Morrell

Georgie Morrell is a comedian, writer and award-nominated actress.

Georgie has performed two solo shows, A Poke In The Eye and The Morrell High Ground, at the Edinburgh Fringe: A Poke In The Eye transferred to Soho Theatre. Georgie has performed both shows at various festivals around the country including the Brighton Fringe and Leicester Comedy Festival. Georgie has been commissioned by The New Theatre Wolsey (Ipswich) for her third solo show, Eyecon, which was selected as one of 6 shows in the 2018 Litmus Fest at the Pleasance Theatre in London. She also played Libby in Libby’s Eyes at The Bunker Theatre (London) as part of the 2018 BREAKING OUT Festival.

Georgie’s TV and radio credits include Victoria Derbyshire (BBC Two), 5 live Drive (BBC Radio 5 Live), 5 live with Emma Barnett (BBC Radio 5 Live), BBC Ouch Storytelling Live: Relationships (BBC iPlayer), 5 News (Channel 5) and the BBC Radio 4 drama Jayne Lake (Best Debut Performance nominee: BBC Audio Awards).

Georgie has contributed to The Huffington Post as well as writing for the RNIB’s Insight magazine. She has also featured in Time Out magazine and the Metro and is a regular on panel discussions as a disability rights advocate. Georgie is an ambassador for the Royal Society for Blind Children (RSBC).

Georgie’s writing work has been shortlisted for the BBC Writersroom and long-listed for the Funny Women Writing Award.

Georgie is an experienced voiceover artist. Her credits include the RNIB’s Save Our Sight campaign and the audio description for the Victoria & Albert Museum’s History Of Disability Exhibition.

Television & Radio credits

Victoria Derbyshire BBC Two
BBC Ouch Storytelling Live: Relationships BBC iPlayer
5 News Channel 5
Meggie, Jayne Lake BBC Radio 4
5 live Drive BBC Radio 5 Live
5 live Daily with Emma Barnett BBC Radio 5 Live
Drivetime with Eddie Nestor BBC Radio London

Live credits

Georgie Morrell: Eyecon Brighton Fringe, The VAULT Festival
Georgie Morrell: The Morrell High Ground Edinburgh Fringe 2017, Leicester Comedy Festival
Georgie Morrell: A Poke In The Eye Edinburgh Fringe (2016 & 2017), Bedford Comedy Festival, Nottingham Comedy Festival, Carlisle Fringe, Leicester Comedy Festival, Brighton Fringe, Soho Theatre
Libby, Libby's Eyes The Bunker Theatre, London (BREAKING OUT Festival)

" Inspirational...a seat on Graham Norton's sofa surely awaits "

★★★★1/2 The Reviews Hub

" Great comic timing "

★★★★ Please Mind The Blog

" Riotous, unapologetic and side-splittingly funny, Morrell pours fuel onto the fire, and sets disability taboos alight "

Disability Arts Online