Roisin is a multi-talented writer and performer. She is a Winner of the Foster’s Edinburgh Comedy Award 2010 for Best Newcomer and brings her distinctive style of stand up to theatres all over the country.
Since winning the Edinburgh Comedy Award, Roisin Conaty has appeared on Have I Got News For You (BBC1), Russell Howard’s Good News (BBC 3), Victoria Wood’s Angina Monologues (Sky One), Dave’s One Night Stand (Dave channel) and Show and Tell (E4). She has also appeared on “The News Quiz” (Radio 4), “Arthur Smith’s Balham Bash” (Radio 4), “Russell Kane’s Whistle Stop Tour” (Radio2) and “It’s Your Round” (Radio 4).
In November 2010, she appeared on Russell Howard’s Good News on BBC Three and performed alongside Victoria Wood, Jo Brand, Andi Osho, Isy Suttie and Katy Brand on the Angina Monologues for Sky Television a month later.
In 2010, Conaty won the Best Newcomer Award at the Edinburgh Festival for her show Hero, Warrior, Fireman, Liar, becoming one of only five women to receive the award in 30 years.
As well as winning the coveted Edinburgh Comedy Award, Roisin has also won the Laughing Horse New Act Award and been a finalist in the Amused Moose and Funny Women Competitions. Roisin returned to the Edinburgh Festival in August 2011 with her new solo show, Destiny’s Dickhead.
She has written and performed on The Milk Run for BBC Radio 1. In January 2012, she appeared on BBC Radio Four’s The Unbelievable Truth and It’s Your Round and was also a panellist on BBC Radio Four’s satirical show The News Quiz.
A diverse and sophisticated performer, Roisin Conaty is one of the rising stars of the British comedy scene. She is an excellent host and presenter.