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
" the room is filled with roaring laughter prompted by witty one-liners "
" rib-tickling...a tour-de-force "
" A must-see for all "