Rachel Parris is an award-winning musical comedian, actress and improviser. Her songs have been played on BBC Radio 4 and BBC 6 Music, and she has enjoyed three highly successful solo Edinburgh runs. Rachel was named The Independent’s One To Watch 2014, and was nominated for a Chortle award.
As an improviser, she has performed with The Comedy Store Players, The Oxford Imps, The Beau Zeaux, Scenes From Communal Living and The Bishop, as well as guesting with Grand Theft Impro and at The PIT and the Magnet in New York. She has appeared on Channel 4’s The IT Crowd and in BBC Three’s Murder in Successville, and presented Thronecast on Sky Atlantic. She also hosts the popular Throneroom podcast.
Miss Rachel Parris has been deftly improvising bons mots for years, alongside players such as ‘Grand Theft Impro’, ‘The Beau Zeaux’ and ‘The Comedy Store Players’. An accomplished pianist, she performs her musical comedy all over the kingdom, on the airwaves of BBC Radio, and she can be found at comedy soirées most evenings in the year. She has graced the screen in ‘The IT Crowd’ and the recent thriller, ‘Murder in Successvile’, and enjoys word games and plaiting her flaxen hair.
“One sometimes doubts that Britain’s got talent, but Parris has it in spades.”
BRIAN LOGAN, THE GUARDIAN
“As a proposition, Parris is in her Springtime”
JULIAN HALL, THE INDEPENDENT
“Blonde, gorgeous, talented and very funny…uproarious”
KATE COPSTICK, THE SCOTSMAN
“Tim Minchin in a frock”
“Like a Glee-Club chick gone wrong”