Quirky, natural Laura Lexx is one of the most effortless comedians making a splash on the UK comedy scene.
She indulges her audience with glee and attention, described by GQ as “one of the most delightful performers you’re ever likely to see”, her shows are never the same twice. She appeared at the 2015 Edinburgh Fringe with her highly acclaimed debut solo show, “Lovely”.
Recently, Laura has been busy filming Live at the Apollo, hosting BBC Radio 4 Extra's Comedy Club, winning the UK Comedy Award, being nominated for a third time for the Chortle Awards and receiving numerous five star reviews at the Edinburgh Fringe.
She’s an award-winning comedian and writer. She won The Comedians' Choice Award for Best Performer in 2018, Best MC in the 2017 UK Comedy Awards and was nominated as Best Compere in the 2016, 2017 and 2018 Chortle Comedy Awards. She also reached the finals of the Amused Moose Comedy Award in 2016 and 2018, Paramount Student Comedy Award, Chortle Student Comedy Award and Funny Women Award competitions. Laura has gigged at comedy clubs and festivals all over the UK and in Europe, and has provided tour support for Jason Manford, Tim Vine and Russell Kane.
Laura's screen and radio credits include appearing on and hosting The Comedy Club (BBC Radio 4 Extra), Motherhood: Bump, Birth & Beyond (BBC Radio 4 Extra), BBC Ouch (BBC Two and Radio 5 live) Sam Delaney's News Thing (RT UK), How Hacks Work (Viasat Explore) and The Jason Manford Show (Absolute Radio). Her Live at the Apollo debut is due to air on the BBC in December.
In 2016, Laura's 'sexist heckler' video had over 288k views (click here to see it). The Daily Mail, Evening Standard, The Independent and Huffington Post UK were among those who covered the story.
As well as writing her own popular blog, Laura has had articles published by titles including Glamour and Standard Issue. She has also recently written a comedy drama series that has subsequently been optioned for television.
"One of the most delightful performers you’re ever likely to see.” GQ
"Upbeat and delightful”Chortle
"A wonderfully quirky and playful performer with unrelenting energy… guaranteed to deliver and rouse the most timid of audiences into an excitable frenzy.” Outside The Box
"Quirky, sassy, cheeky and hysterically funny. One of our Favourite Comedians." Flock Comedy
You can follow Laura on Twitter: @lauralexx