LAURA CURNICK

Laura is an actor, writer and character comedian.

She has recently filmed a cameo role for comedy feature film Sumotherhood, with director Adam Deacon, which will be released later this year. Other recent work includes Viv Slater in the Eastenders Christmas special, hit verbatim show Carry on Jaywick and Newsrevue at the BBC.

Laura is one half of comedy duo Mother who will be taking their second show Colleagues to the Edinburgh Fringe this year. This will mark their third appearance at the festival, having performed in 2019 and 2021. In addition to the Edinburgh Fringe, Mother have performed successful runs at London’s VAULT festival (2019, 2020), sell-out shows at the Brighton Fringe (2018, 2019, 2021) and a host of online appearances during lockdown including Unlock Festival for NBC. They continue to regularly perform comedy in and around London and in 2021 started their own comedy night ‘Mother & Others’ at the Phoenix Arts Club. They are currently developing a series of comedy shorts to be filmed later in the year.

Laura has an exceptional talent for creating characters both physically and vocally, and is a strong mezzo singer.

Laura trained at The Academy of Live and Recorded Arts, The Impulse Theatre Company, The Free Association and The Groundlings.

“An inspired slice of sketch comedy” – Broadway Baby

“Chemistry to burn” – The List

“Like French and Saunders… delightful buffoonery” – Reviews Hub

“Well I don’t like comedy but I enjoyed that” – Miriam Margolyes