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Amy Matthews

Amy Matthews

  • Actor, writer, comedian, stand-up comedian and academic
Amy Matthews is an actor, writer, comedian, stand-up comedian and academic.

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AKA
Amy Frances-Matthews

Biography

One of the fastest rising stand up comedians in the UK, with her first year in comedy seeing a television appearance and a compering residency, Essex born Amy Matthews blends observational routines with offbeat whimsy, resigning to the absurdity of modern life.

As seen in BAFTA Award-winning Scot Squad, Channel 4 Sparks and Breaking the News.

'Incredible wit and writing; a punch-in-the-air essential new voice in stand up' - Monkey Barrel Comedy
'Blimey, she's got good quick... extremely accomplished' - Fringe Monkey (EdFringe Comedy Award Panelist)
'Her star feels very much in the ascendant' - The Wee Review
'A hugely likeable and natural performer' - The Wee Review
'A bright career surely beckons for her' - Chris Aitkin, Short Com
'One to watch' - The List

Awards

BBC New Comedy Award 2018
Main Prize: Heat one

Credits

Year Production Role
2021 Breaking The News - Series 20
  1. E1 - Episode One
Guest
2021 Leith Comedy Festival Self
2021 The Good, The Bad And The Unexpected - Series 9
  1. E1 - Episode One
Guest
2021 Amy Matthews and Krystal Evans (WIP) Self
2021 Breaking The News - Series 19
  1. E2 - Episode One
Writer
2021 Breaking The News - Series 19
  1. E4 - Episode Three
Guest
2021 Scot Squad - Euros Special
  1. Euros Special
Annie McInnes
2021 Breaking The News - Series 18
  1. E4 - Episode Three
Guest
2021 Scot Squad - Series 6
  1. E4 - Episode Four
Annie McInnes
2021 Scot Squad Annie
2021 ...At The Stand - Fred At The Stand 3
  1. E3 - Episode Three
Guest
2020 Breaking The News - Series 17
  1. E6 - Episode Six
  2. Special - Corona Free Breaking the News
Guest
2020 Breaking The News - Series 16
  1. E8 - Episode Eight
Guest
2020 Socially Distant With Susan Calman
  1. E1 - Episode One
Self
2020 Glasgow International Comedy Festival Self
2020 Breaking The News - Series 15
  1. E7 - Episode Seven
  2. E11 - Episode Eleven
Guest
2019 I'm Leaving Facebook Ensemble Actor
2019 Breaking The News - Series 2
  1. E6 - Episode Six
  2. Special - The Best Of Breaking The News
Guest
2019 Breaking The News - Series 14
  1. E7 - Episode Seven
  2. Special - Highlights Special
Guest
2019 Amy Matthews: The Life Aquatic with Amy Matthews Self
2019 Breaking The News - Series 13
  1. E4 - Episode Four
Guest
2019 The Comedy Underground - Series 1
  1. E3 - Episode Three
Self
2018 BBC New Comedy Award - 2018
  1. E1 - Heat 1 - London
Self

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