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Andi Osho

Andi Osho is a British stand-up comedian, actor, writer, playwright, and television presenter known as a regular on Channel 4's Stand Up For The Week and the Sky Arts comedy short Twin Thing. An accomplished playwright and theatrical actor, she is also the only person to have won Celebrity Mastermind twice over.

Biography

Andi Osho is a British stand-up comedian, actor, and television presenter born in Plaistow, east London, to Nigerian parents.

Osho's career began behind the camera, in television production, but she turned her hand to live performance and acting in 2003, settling on comedy in 2006. During the early part of her career, she would work as a receptionist by day and go onstage in the evenings.

After a number of theatrical and television roles in shows such as Casualty, Doctors, and Sea Of Souls, she won the 2007 Nivea Funny Women award.

Osho has written for print, radio, film and TV for broadcasters such as Fox, BBC, and Sky. She wrote and starred in Twin Thing on Sky Arts] with Sharon Horgan's production company Merman Films, a comedy short about a ghost tour, and also created her own [c]E4 sketch pilot show The Andi Osho Show.

Osho co-hosted Tonightly on Channel 4] and has made regular appearances on Mock The Week and Ask Rhod Gilbert. From 2010 to 2013 she was a regular performer on the topical [c]Channel 4 stand-up comedy series Stand Up For The Week.

Osho has performed two sell-out solo shows at the Edinburgh Festival, appeared at the O2 arena in London and Just for Laughs in Montreal. She has also starred in two episodes of BBC One's prime-time stand-up show Live At The Apollo. From time to time she presents the comedy club section on BBC Radio 4 Extra.

In cinema, Osho has appeared in two David F. Sanberg films, Lights Out and Shazam!, as the same character: a social worker named Emma Glover.

As well as these roles in live comedy and television drama, Osho is also an accomplished playwright, and one of the founding members of the London writers' group, Vowel Movement. In 2008 she also co-wrote a scratch performance of the stage-play Up the Café de Paris at the Pulse Fringe Festival.

Osho is also the only person to have won more than one episode of Celebrity Mastemind, with specialist subjects of 1) The Matrix trilogy, and 2) host John Humphrys himself.

Gender
Female
Nationality
United Kingdom
Born
Saturday 27th January 1973 (46 years-old)

Known for

Credits

 
Year Production Role
2018 Live At The Apollo - All Girls Live At The Apollo
  1. Special - Part 1
Guest
2017 Twin Thing Kehinde
2017 Twin Thing Taiwo
2017 Twin Thing Writer
2017 Twin Thing Executive Producer
2017 Jack Dee's HelpDesk - 2017 Specials
  1. E2 - Jack Dee's HelpDesk
Guest
2017 Miranda: Morecambe & Wise And Me Self
2015 Uncle - Series 2
  1. E6 - Episode Six
DJ
2014 Room 101 - Series 3
  1. E7 - Charles Dance, Laurence Llewelyn-Bowen, Andi Osho
Guest
2013 Live At The Apollo - Series 9
  1. E4 - Adam Hills, Andi Osho, Terry Alderton
Guest
2013 Don't Sit In The Front Row - Series 2
  1. E5 - Episode Five
  2. E3 - Episode Three
Guest
2013 The Manuscript
  1. E4 - Episode Four
Guest
2013 Mock The Week Looks Back At...
  1. E10 - Food And Drink
  2. E9 - Royals
  3. E4 - Entertainment
  4. E2 - Animals
Self (Archive Material)
2013 John Bishop's Only Joking
  1. E10 - Episode Ten
  2. E7 - Episode Seven
  3. E6 - Episode Six
  4. E4 - Episode Four
  5. E1 - Episode One
Guest
2012 The British Comedy Awards
  1. E1 - Nomination Show 2012
Self
2012 Bring Me Morecambe And Wise
  1. E5 - Christmas
  2. E3 - At Home With Eric And Ern
  3. E1 - From Stage To Screen
Self
2012 Mock The Week - Series 11
  1. Special - Christmas Special
  2. E6 - Episode Six
Guest
2012 A Short History Of Everything Else
  1. E3 - Episode Three
Guest
2012 Channel 4's Comedy Gala
  1. Channel 4's Comedy Gala 2012
Guest
2012 Dara O Briain: School Of Hard Sums - Series 1
  1. E4 - Episode Four
Guest
2012 Morgan Spurlock's New Britannia
  1. E3 - Episode Three
Guest
2012 Stand Up For Sport Relief Self
2012 What's So Funny? - Series 3
  1. E7 - Episode Seven
Guest
2012 Alexander Armstrong's Big Ask - Series 1
  1. E2 - Episode Two
Guest
2012 The One...
  1. E1 - The One Lenny Henry
Writer (Additional Material)
2011 So This Is Christmas Self
2011 Live At The Apollo - Series 7
  1. E3 - Alan Carr, Andi Osho, Patrick Kielty
Guest
2011 Ask Rhod Gilbert - Series 2
  1. E7 - Episode Seven
Guest
2011 Laughs In The Park Self
2011 Mock The Week - Series 10
  1. Special - Christmas Special
  2. E11 - Episode Eleven
Guest
2011 Edinburgh Comedy Fest Live - 2011 Host / Presenter
2011 Fosters Comedy Live @ highlight Self
2011 Comedy Gala 2011: In Aid of Waverley Care Self
2011 Andi Osho: All the Single Ladies Self
2011 Amused Moose Comedy Awards Final Self
2011 My Favourite Joke Self
2011 The Back End Of Next Week
  1. E8 - Episode Eight
Guest
2011 Channel 4's Comedy Gala
  1. E2 - Channel 4's Comedy Gala 2011
Guest
2011 Life Of Riley - Series 3
  1. E7 - The Bug
Sumi
2011 Psychoville - Series 2
  1. E2 - Episode Two
Registrar
2011 Frank Skinner's Opinionated - Series 2
  1. E5 - Norwich
Guest
2011 Dave's One Night Stand - Series 2
  1. E2 - Mark Watson
Guest
2011 Stand Up For The Week - Series 2 Self
2011 The Leicester Comedy Festival
  1. E6 - The Leicester Comedy Festival 2011
Guest
2011 Comedy Rocks With Jason Manford - Series 1
  1. E4 - Episode Four
Self
2010 Never Mind The Buzzcocks - Series 24
  1. E11 - Episode Eleven
Guest
2010 The Angina Monologues Self
2010 FHM's Stand-Up Hero - Series 1
  1. E4 - Heat 4
Guest
2010 Ask Rhod Gilbert - Series 1
  1. E7 - Episode Seven
Guest
2010 Michael McIntyre's Comedy Roadshow - Series 2
  1. E6 - Leeds
Guest
2010 Ed Reardon's Week - An Audience With Ed Reardon
  1. An Audience With Ed Reardon
Hermione
2010 Live At The Hackney Empire Self
2010 Edinburgh Comedy Fest Live - 2010
  1. E1 - Episode One
Guest
2010 Andi Osho: Afroblighty Self
2010 For 21 Nights Only! Self
2010 Swots - Series 2
  1. E7 - Episode Seven
Guest
2010 Stand Up For The Week - Series 1 Self
2010 The Now Show - The Vote Now Show 2010 Self
2010 The Now Show - The Vote Now Show 2010 Writer
2010 Newsjack - Series 2 Ensemble Actor
2010 Comedy Central At The Comedy Store Guest
2009 Big Top
  1. E5 - Clown
Mother
2009 Newsjack - Series 1 Ensemble Actor
2009 Newsjack - Pilot Ensemble Actor
2008 The Andi Osho Show Various
2008 The Andi Osho Show Writer
2008 Tonightly Host / Presenter

Non-comedy TV and film credits might be found here:
Andi Osho on IMDb

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