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Georgie Morrell

Georgie Morrell is a comedian, writer, presenter and actor.

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 UK including Brighton Fringe and Leicester Comedy Festival. Georgie has been commissioned by The New Theatre Wolsey, Ipswich, for her third 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 in London as part of the 2018 BREAKING OUT Festival.

Georgie’s credits include Victoria Derbyshire (BBC Two)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 for which she was nominated for a BBC Audio Award for Best Debut Performance.

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

Georgie’s writing work has been shortlisted for the BBC Comedy Writers Room 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 Daily with Emma Barnett BBC Radio 5 Live
Drivetime with Eddie Nestor BBC Radio London

Live credits

Libby, Libby's Eyes The Bunker Theatre, London (BREAKING OUT Festival 2018)
Georgie Morrell: The Morrell High Ground Leicester Comedy Festival 2018, Edinburgh Fringe 2017
Georgie Morrell: A Poke In The Eye Carlisle Fringe 2018, Leicester Comedy Festival 2018, Edinburgh Fringe (2017 & 2016), Brighton Fringe 2017, Soho Theatre 2016

" 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