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Abi and her big hair exploded onto the stand-up comedy scene in 2011, after a number of years as a musical and cabaret performer. She has been dubbed by critics as "Robin Williams with tits" (The Guardian),"...a master impersonator" (Edinburghs Three Weeks) and UK Comedy website Chortle described... [ more ]
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» ProfileAbi and her big hair exploded onto the stand-up comedy scene in 2011, after a number of years as a musical and cabaret performer. She has been dubbed by critics as "Robin Williams with tits" (The Guardian),"...a master impersonator" (Edinburghs Three Weeks) and UK Comedy website Chortle described her as "a consummate entertainer". She performs regularly at UK comedy clubs and is resident compere at Steyning Comedy Club in Sussex and Jimmy's Farm Comedy in Suffolk.
She was a Finalist in the prestigious Harrogate Comedy Festival 2012 Comedian of the Year, a Finalist in the Comedy Store's Costa Light competition in 2011 and she is a previous winner of the Bristol Old Vic Theatre School's sought-after Peter Ackermann Comedy Award.
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» Reviews & Press"Once in a while you get someone who stands out from the crowd and you see a comedian whose raw and original comedy talent shines through...Abi is just that...a performer that has proper "funny bones". She has extremely good material, is a very funny lady and a star in the making."
- Martin Besserman, Monkey Business Comedy Clubs.
"Abi is on her way to the top"
- James Beatty, LOL Comedy Club chain.
"Fast-paced, high-octane comedy with brilliant routines...entertaining throughout and leaves everybody wanting more."
"Multi-talented and frankly funny as anything we've seen in years."
- David MacBeth, Laughter Surgery
"Roberts is like Robin Williams with tits"
- The Guardian
Her portrayal of a plane passenger hitting turbulence, and the ensuing feelings in certain areas this provoked, was so funny my nonny leaked a little.
- Wendy Barton-O'Neill, BBC Yorkshire
"A master impersonator " Three Weeks (Edinburgh Festival)
"Pure charisma5 stars"
- The Scotsman
"Julie Walters Mark II"
- The Times
"...A young British Bette Midler"
- Jonathan Harvey (writer Gimme Gimme Gimme, Coronation Street).
"One of my favourite acts ever"
- Binty Blair, Owner, Hotwater Comedy Club, Liverpool.
"abi roberts went down a storm tonight at our fundraiser. If you need a great comedian for your event, I thoroughly recommend her.Karen Cannard"
- Event organiser for charity fundraiser, Suffolk.
Reviews for "ABI ROBERTS TAKES YOU UP THE AISLE" (Edinburgh Festival 2011):
Reviews for TAKING CHARLIE
Abis West End and Edinburgh Show, written for her by Jonathan Harvey (writer, Coronation Street and Gimme Gimme Gimme)
The Guardian Edinburgh Guide
Daily Telegraph - interview
Reviews for VAGINA MONOLOGUES
Interview with Jerry Scott, BBC Radio York (7 mins)