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Laura Lexx

Laura Lexx is an award-winning comedian, actor and writer.

Laura’s credits include Live At The Apollo (BBC Two), BBC At The Edinburgh Festivals (BBC Two), Hypothetical (Dave), Roast Battle (Comedy Central), The Dog Ate My Homework (CBBC), Susan Calman’s Fringe Benefits (BBC Scotland/BBC Four), 4 Extra Stands Up (BBC Radio 4 Extra), The Comedy Club (BBC Radio 4 Extra), Breaking The News (BBC Radio Scotland) and The Jason Manford Show (Absolute Radio). Laura has also been a guest on BBC Radio 4”s Evil Genius with Russell Kane’s podcast as well as the RHLSTP with Richard Herring podcast and Sarah Millican’s Standard Issue podcast.

Following critically-acclaimed runs of her shows Trying and Knee Jerk, Laura won Best Performer in the Comedian’s Choice Awards at the 2018 and 2019 Edinburgh Fringe. She was also named in the Top 10 of Dave’s Funniest Joke of the Fringe in 2018. Trying transferred to the Soho Theatre in London in 2019.

Laura’s shows, Tyrannosaurus Lexx and Trying, are available to watch on NextUp Comedy.

Laura won Best MC in the 2017 Comic’s Comic Awards and was nominated as Best Compere in the 2016, 2017 & 2018 Chortle Comedy Awards. She also reached the finals of the Amused Moose Comedy Award in 2016 & 2018. Laura has gigged at comedy clubs and festivals all over the UK and around the world as well as providing tour support for Jason Manford, Tim Vine and Russell Kane.

Laura is a member of the Comedians Cinema Club improv troupe.

As well as writing her own popular blog, Laura has had articles published by the likes of Glamour and Standard Issue. She has also written her first novel and has had a comedy drama series optioned for television.

Television & Radio credits

Live At The Apollo BBC Two
BBC At The Edinburgh Festivals BBC Two
Hypothetical Dave
Roast Battle Comedy Central
The Dog Ate My Homework CBBC
Susan Calman's Fringe Benefits BBC Scotland/BBC Four
4 Extra Stands Up BBC Radio 4 Extra
The Comedy Club BBC Radio 4 Extra
Motherhood: Bump, Birth & Beyond BBC Radio 4 Extra
The Sarah Brett Show BBC Radio 5 Live
The Nihal Arthanayake Show BBC Radio 5 Live
The Jason Manford Show Absolute Radio
Breaking The News BBC Radio Scotland
The Stephen Jardine Show BBC Radio Scotland
The Janice Forsyth Show BBC Radio Scotland
The Afternoon Show BBC Radio Scotland

Live credits

Laura Lexx: Knee Jerk UK Tour (2020), Leicester Comedy Festival (2020), Vault Festival (2020), Edinburgh Fringe (2019), Wells Comedy Festival (2019), Bedfringe (2019), MachFest (2019), Nottingham Comedy Festival (2019)
Laura Lexx: Trying Edinburgh Fringe (2018), Bedfringe (2018), Leicester Comedy Festival (2018), MachFest (2018), Great Yorkshire Fringe (2018), Soho Theatre (2019)
Laura Lexx: Tyrannosaurus Lexx Edinburgh Fringe (2016), MachFest (2016), Leicester Comedy Festival (2016), Brighton Fringe (2016), Nottingham Comedy Festival (2017)
Laura Lexx: Lovely Edinburgh Fringe 2015
The Lunchtime Special Edinburgh Fringe 2013
AAA Stand-Up Late Edinburgh Fringe 2013
Maff Brown's Parade Of This Edinburgh Fringe 2012

Online credits

Brigitte Duncan Brother Label commercial

" the room is filled with roaring laughter prompted by witty one-liners "

★★★★★ Edinburgh Festivals Magazine

" rib-tickling...a tour-de-force "

★★★★ The Telegraph

" A must-see for all "

★★★★ The List