Rachel Parris

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Rachel Parris is an award-winning comedian, and also musician, actor and improviser. As a musical comedian she has reached the finals of national competitions including Leicester Square New Comedian and Hackney Empire New Act of The Year as well as being placed runner-up in the Funny Women Awards and the Musical Comedy Awards 2012. She was named in the Independent as their Bright Young Thing for comedy in 2014, nominated for a Chortle award, listed on the Huffington Post as one of their Funniest 50 Women on Twitter, and was TimeOut’s Critics Choice, with her solo comedy show.

She is also an experienced improviser, and is a founding member of the award-winning improv comedy show Austentatious. She has completed two solo runs Edinburgh Fringe , to great acclaim and has recently completed a run at the Soho Theatre. She appeared in the highly anticipated IT Crowd Special on channel 4, which was nominated in the BAFTA Awards, and she presented Game of Thrones fanshow, Thronecast, on Sky Atlantic in 2014..

Subjects of pieces performed: aging (1), All Saints (1), amazing (1), babies (1), Cabaret (1), celbacy (1), children (1), Christmas (1), Clean Bandit (1), depression (2), fantasy (1), Game Of Thrones (1), glee camp (1), grumpy (1), high school (1), I Dreamed A Dream (1), in my man (1), Internet (1), Jonas Brothers (1), keychange (1), kissing (1), Las Vegas (1), legendary (1), Les Misérables (1), loading sign (1), love (2), marijuana (1), Rather Be (1), reality TV (1), sexism (1), stoned (1), strength (1), technology (1), the blues (1), The X-Factor (1), thirty (1), TV show (1), vomit (1), weekdays (1), winning (1) and YouTube (1)
Comedic styles in pieces performed: blue (1), character (3), cringe (1), dark (5), deadpan (2), insult (3), ironic (1), observational (5), satire (1), spoof (9), surreal (1) and visual (2)
Musical styles in pieces performed: ballad (5), blues (1), dance (1), easy listening (1), electronic (1), middle of the road (1), musical (3), pop (4), soul (1) and uptempo (8)
Musical instruments in pieces performanced: backing choir (1), bass (1), drum machine (3), drums (2), harp (1), keyboard (1), piano (11), sleigh bells (1), strings (5), synthesiser (3), tubular bells (1) and woodwind (1)
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