Louise Reay

‘Such a natural clown.’ Phil Burgers (aka Edinburgh Comedy Award winner, Doctor Brown)

Louise Reay has been performing stand-up since age 16 and trained with Jill Edwards (Brighton Komedia) before moving into more physical comedy. She recently worked with Phil Burgers (Doctor Brown), Eric Davis (Red Bastard) and with Gerry Flanagan (who directs It’s Only Words). Louise read Modern & Classical Chinese at the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London before working as a documentary maker for the BBC and Channel 4, making programs with Chinese copper cowboys in Africa and illegal Chinese immigrants in the UK. Other credits include the BBC1 Panorama special Don’t Cap My Benefits, the C4 series on immigration, Do You Speak English? And BBC2’s study of inequality, The Super-Rich and Us.

‘A beautiful, Chinese nutty professor’ Entrepreneur and clown, Adam Taffler

*UK Alternative New Comedian Of The Year*
“Absurdly brilliant” **** FringeReview,
“Superb” **** The Skinny,
“Perfect buffoonery” **** Mumble,
“Extraordinary” **** Darkchat