Abi Roberts

"Very funny, rapid-fire, infectious humour, unstoppable and triumphant, she takes down target after target!" New Statesman
"Ground-breaking comedy…an absolute tour de force." The Independent
"Raucous and just incredibly funny." Daily Telegraph

Abi trained at Bristol Old Vic Theatre School and gained prominence in comedy and sketch shows, including the satirical comedy Newsrevue, Eve Ensler’s The Vagina Monologues and Jonathan Harvey’s stage show, Taking Charlie.

In her seven years in professional stand-up comedy she has been tour support for Michael McIntyre, Sarah Millican, Jack Whitehall and Tom Stade.

In 2012 Abi was a finalist and runner-Up in both the London Comedy Store Costa Light Comedy Competition and the Harrogate Theatre’s Comedian of the Year and took the Audience Award at the same festival.

She has appeared as a guest comedian on BBC Radio 4s Midweek, Weekend and Outlook, as well as on comedy radio stations Fubar Radio, Moscow Comedy FM (Russia) and Wildfire Radio (US).

Abi is a regular on the stand-up comedy scene and is also one half of character act Frankly On Tuesday, playing a BBC Radio 4 presenter Ginny Frankly alongside Brenda Gilhooly’s character Gayle Tuesday (Harry Hill’s TV Burp, Harry Hill’s Fruit Fancies, Paul O’Grady Show, Saturday Night Live) which premiered at this year’s Guernsey Comedy Festival.

In 2016, Abi became the first UK comic to perform in Russia, in Russian, completing three nights of shows to packed-out houses at Moscow Comedy Bar.