Holly Walsh
Holly Walsh

Holly Walsh

  • 41 years-old
  • English
  • Writer, director, executive producer, script editor and stand-up comedian

Known for: The Other One (Writer), TNT Show (Host / Presenter), Dead Boss (Writer), Motherland (Writer)

Holly Walsh

Holly Walsh is an English comedian and comedy writer. Early in her career, she placed runner-up in AmusedMoose LaughOff 2006 at the Edinburgh Fringe, later returning for successful runs in 2007 and 2008 and eventually co-hosting the 2009 competition with Jack Whitehall. In 2011 she was nominated for an Edinburgh Comedy Best Newcomer Award for a full-length show. More recently, she has appeared on several radio and television programmes such as Just a Minute, QI, and So Wrong It's Right, and has written the successful sitcoms Motherland (which she also executive produces), The Other One, and Dead Boss.

More information

Born
Saturday 8th November 1980
Nationality
English

Awards

Funny Women Awards 2021
Best Comedy Writer: Top 3
RTS Awards 2017
Writer - Comedy: Nominee
Comedy Poster Awards 2014
Panel Award: Winner
Edinburgh Comedy Awards 2011
Best Newcomer: Nominee
Chortle Awards 2008
Best Newcomer: Winner
So You Think You're Funny? 2006
Main Prize: Nominee

Credits

Year Production Role
2022 The Other One - Series 2 Executive Producer
2022 The Other One - Series 2 Director
2022 The Other One - Series 2 Writer
2022 The Unbelievable Truth - Series 28
  1. E1 - Episode One
  2. E4 - Episode Four
Guest
2022 The Unbelievable Truth - Series 27
  1. E4 - Episode Four
  2. E6 - Episode Six
Guest
2022 QI - Series S
  1. E12 - Silly Season
  2. Special - VG: Part II
Guest
2021 The Museum Of Curiosity - Gallery 16 Host / Presenter
2021 The Unbelievable Truth - Series 26
  1. E1 - Episode One
  2. E4 - Episode Four
Guest
2021 Motherland - Series 3 Executive Producer
2021 Motherland - Series 3 Writer
2021 Motherland Creator
2021 The Unbelievable Truth - Series 25
  1. E1 - Episode One
  2. E4 - Episode Four
Guest
2021 Frankie Boyle's New World Order - Frankie Boyle's 2020 New World Order
  1. Frankie Boyle's 2020 New World Order
Guest
2020 Motherland - Christmas Special Executive Producer
2020 Motherland - Christmas Special Writer
2020 Live At The Apollo - The One About...
  1. Special - Celebrity
Guest
2020 The Unbelievable Truth - Series 24
  1. E1 - Episode One
  2. E4 - Episode Four
Guest
2020 The Other One Creator
2020 The Other One - Series 1 Executive Producer
2020 The Other One - Series 1 Director
2020 The Other One - Series 1 Writer
2020 QI - Series R
  1. E3 - Road And Rail
  2. E5 - Rubbish
  3. E6 - Ridiculous
  4. Special - Highlights Special
  5. Special - Rejoice!
  6. Special - Highlights Special
Guest
2020 Joe Lycett's Obsessions - Series 2
  1. E4 - Episode Four
Guest
2019 The Unbelievable Truth - Series 23
  1. E1 - Episode One
  2. E4 - Episode Four
Guest
2019 Charlotte And Lillian - Series 2 Writer
2019 Motherland Creator
2019 Motherland - Series 2 Executive Producer
2019 Motherland - Series 2 Writer
2019 QI - Series Q
  1. E2 - Quintessential
  2. E5 - Questions & Qualifications
  3. E7 - Quests: Part II
  4. Special - Highlights Special
  5. Special - Highlights Special
Guest
2019 BBC New Comedy Award - 2019
  1. E2 - Heat 2 - London
Guest
2019 Jon Richardson: Ultimate Worrier - Series 2
  1. E6 - People
Guest
2019 The Unbelievable Truth - Series 22
  1. E1 - Episode One
  2. E4 - Episode Four
Guest
2018 The Unbelievable Truth - Series 21
  1. E2 - Episode Two
  2. E5 - Episode Five
Guest
2018 I'll Get This - Series 1
  1. E5 - Episode Five
Self
2018 Hounslow Diaries Script Editor
2018 QI - Series P
  1. E12 - Procrastination
  2. E16 - Post
  3. Special - Highlights Special
Guest
2018 BBC New Comedy Award - 2018
  1. E1 - Heat 1 - London
Guest
2018 Live At The Apollo - All Girls Live At The Apollo
  1. Special - Part 2
Guest
2018 Frankie Boyle's New World Order - Series 2
  1. E3 - Episode Three
  2. Special - Highlights Special
Guest
2018 The News Quiz - Series 96
  1. E4 - Episode Four
Guest
2018 Room 101 - Series 7
  1. E6 - Stephen Mangan, Phil Wang, Holly Walsh
  2. Special - Bonus Bellyaches
Guest
2017 Motherland Creator
2017 Motherland - Series 1 Associate Producer
2017 Motherland - Series 1 Writer
2017 The Unbelievable Truth - Series 19
  1. E5 - Episode Five
  2. E6 - Episode Six
Guest
2017 QI - Series O
  1. E2 - Organisms
  2. Special - O Christmas
  3. Special - Highlights Special
  4. Special - Highlights Special
Guest
2017 The News Quiz - Series 94
  1. E4 - Episode Four
Guest
2017 Charlotte And Lillian - Series 1 Writer
2017 The Other One - Pilot Writer
2017 The News Quiz - Series 93
  1. E6 - Episode Six
Guest
2017 Don't Ask Me Ask Britain
  1. E5 - Episode Five
Guest
2017 The Unbelievable Truth - Series 18
  1. E5 - Episode Five
  2. E6 - Episode Six
Guest
2017 The News Quiz - Series 92
  1. E6 - Episode Six
Guest
2017 Parenting For Idiots
  1. E1 - Chaos
  2. E2 - Fun
  3. E3 - Rules
Self
2017 8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown - Series 11 (Channel 4: Series 12)
  1. E3 - Episode Three
Self
2016 Live At The Apollo - Series 12
  1. E5 - Frankie Boyle, Jack Carroll, Holly Walsh
Guest
2016 QI - Series N
  1. E6 - Night
  2. E11 - Nonsense
  3. Special - QI VG: Compilation Show 15
  4. Special - QI VG: Compilation Show 16
Guest
2016 Dara O Briain's Go 8 Bit - Series 1
  1. E6 - Episode Six
Guest
2016 The Unbelievable Truth - Series 17
  1. E1 - Episode One
  2. E2 - Episode Two
Guest
2016 It's Not What You Know - Series 4
  1. E1 - Episode One
Guest
2016 The News Quiz - Series 91
  1. E2 - Episode Two
Guest
2016 Motherland - Pilot Associate Producer
2016 Motherland - Pilot Writer
2016 Top Ten
  1. E1 - Holly Walsh - Top Ten Reasons To Swipe Left
Writer
2016 Top Ten Self
2016 Mock The Week - Series 15
  1. E5 - Episode Five
  2. E2 - Episode Two
  3. Special - Highlights Special
  4. Special - Christmas Special
Guest
2016 Just A Minute - Series 75 Guest
2016 The News Quiz - Series 90
  1. E4 - Episode Four
  2. E7 - Episode Seven
Guest
2016 The Rest Is History - Series 2
  1. E3 - Episode Three
Guest
2016 8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown - Series 8 (Channel 4: Series 9)
  1. E2 - Episode Two
Guest
2016 The News Quiz - Series 89
  1. E7 - Episode Seven
Guest
2016 Insert Name Here - Series 1
  1. E5 - Dave
Guest
2016 The Museum Of Curiosity - Gallery 8
  1. E1 - Meeting Forty-Four
Guest
2015 Crackanory - Series 3
  1. E2 - The Catchment Area & The Frogbeast Of Pontfidd
  2. E6 - Unlucky For Sam & Bob's House
Writer
2015 Mock The Week - Series 14
  1. E11 - Episode Eleven
  2. Special - Highlights Special
  3. Special - Christmas Special
Guest
2015 The Unbelievable Truth - Series 15
  1. E4 - Episode Four
  2. E6 - Episode Six
Guest
2015 8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown - Series 6 (Channel 4: Series 7)
  1. E17 - Episode Seventeen
Guest
2015 Jest A Minute - Festival Specials
  1. E2 - Jest A Minute at Green Man Festival
Guest
2015 8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown - Series 6 (Channel 4: Series 7)
  1. E5 - Episode Five
Self
2015 The News Quiz - Series 87
  1. E2 - Episode Two
Guest
2015 Best Behaviour Host / Presenter
2015 The News Quiz - Series 86
  1. E7 - Episode Seven
Guest
2015 Listomania - Series 1
  1. E2 - Episode Two
Guest
2015 8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown - Series 5 (Channel 4: Series 6)
  1. E3 - Episode Three
Self
2015 Alan Davies: As Yet Untitled - Series 2
  1. E1 - Episode One
  2. Special - Unseen
Guest
2015 The Unbelievable Truth - Series 14
  1. E2 - Episode Two
  2. E4 - Episode Four
Guest
2015 Britain Versus The World - Series 1
  1. E3 - Episode Three
Guest
2014 Comedy Central At The Comedy Store - Series 3
  1. E6 - Episode Six
  2. E8 - Episode Eight
Guest
2014 Psychobitches - Series 2
  1. E1 - Episode One
Writer
2014 Crackanory - Series 2
  1. E3 - The Surprise & The Crisis Plan
Writer
2014 The Now Show - Series 44 Writer
2014 The Now Show - Series 44 Self
2014 Mock The Week - Series 13
  1. E9 - Episode Nine
  2. Special - Highlights Special
  3. Special - Christmas Special
  4. Special - New Year Special
Guest
2014 Just A Minute - Series 70 Guest
2014 Wordaholics - Series 3
  1. E1 - Episode One
  2. E5 - Episode Five
Guest
2014 MacAulay And Co - Edinburgh 2014
  1. E10 - Episode Ten
Guest
2014 Psychobitches - Psychobitches Compilations
  1. Special - Part One
Writer
2014 Holly Walsh: Never Had It Self
2014 The News Quiz - Series 84
  1. E3 - Episode Three
Guest
2014 Cardinal Burns - Series 2
  1. E5 - Episode Five
Writer (Additional Material)
2014 The Now Show - Series 43 Self
2014 The Now Show - Series 43 Writer
2014 Sweat The Small Stuff - Series 3
  1. E3 - Episode Three
  2. Special - Best Bits
Guest
2014 The News Quiz - Series 83
  1. E5 - Episode Five
Guest
2014 Just A Minute - Series 68 Guest
2013 The Unbelievable Truth - Series 12
  1. E2 - Episode Two
  2. E5 - Episode Five
Guest
2013 Crackanory - Series 1
  1. E5 - Becoming Zoe & My Former Self
Writer
2013 The Manuscript
  1. E3 - Episode Three
Guest
2013 Mock The Week - Series 12
  1. E3 - Episode Three
  2. E9 - Episode Nine
  3. Special - Highlights Special
  4. Special - Christmas Special
Guest
2013 Psychobitches - Series 1
  1. E1 - Episode One
  2. E3 - Episode Three
Writer
2013 8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown - 2013 Specials
  1. Special - 8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Deal Or No Deal
Self
2013 Anna & Katy - Series 1
  1. E4 - Episode Four
Writer
2013 The Matt Lucas Awards - Series 2
  1. E3 - Episode Three
  2. Special - Highlights Special
Guest
2013 Mock The Week Looks Back At...
  1. E1 - Health
  2. E2 - Animals
  3. E6 - Science And Technology
Self (Archive Material)
2013 Life: An Idiot's Guide - Series 2
  1. E2 - Facing Your Fears
Guest
2013 The Unbelievable Truth - Series 10
  1. E3 - Episode Three
  2. E6 - Episode Six
Guest
2012 The Nick Helm Christmas Spectacular Self
2012 8 Out Of 10 Cats - Series 14
  1. E5 - Episode Five
  2. Special - Best Bits
  3. Special - Best Bits
Guest
2012 Dead Boss Writer
2012 The Mad Bad Ad Show
  1. E1 - Episode One
Guest
2011 So This Is Christmas Self
2011 What's So Funny? - Series 2
  1. E7 - Episode Seven
Guest
2011 Never Mind The Buzzcocks - Series 25
  1. E6 - Episode Six
  2. Special - Highlights Special
Guest
2011 Richard Bacon's Beer & Pizza Club - Series 2
  1. E5 - Episode Five
Guest
2011 Mock The Week - Series 10
  1. E9 - Episode Nine
  2. Special - Christmas Special
Guest
2011 8 Out Of 10 Cats - Series 12
  1. E1 - Episode One
Guest
2011 Anna & Katy - Pilot
  1. Anna & Katy
Writer (Additional Material)
2011 Edinburgh Comedy Fest Live - 2011
  1. E2 - Episode Two
Guest
2011 Stand Up For Freedom Self
2011 Comedy Gala 2011: In Aid of Waverley Care Self
2011 Holly Walsh - The Hollycopter Self
2011 Wall Of Fame
  1. E6 - Episode Six
  2. Special - Unseen
  3. Special - Uncensored
Guest
2011 And The Winner Is... - Series 2
  1. E3 - Episode Three
Guest
2011 So Wrong It's Right - Series 2
  1. E1 - Episode One
Guest
2010 Never Mind The Buzzcocks - Series 24
  1. E7 - Episode Seven
Guest
2010 Dave's One Night Stand - Series 1
  1. E5 - Russell Kane
Guest
2010 Would I Lie To You? - Series 4
  1. E5 - Episode Five
Guest
2010 You Have Been Watching - Series 2
  1. E6 - Kids' TV Special
Guest
2010 So Wrong It's Right - Series 1
  1. E3 - Episode Three
Guest
2010 The Alex Lowe Double Act Writer (Additional Material)
2010 The Now Show - The Vote Now Show 2010 Writer
2010 The Now Show - The Vote Now Show 2010 Self
2010 7 Day Saturday - Series 1
  1. E3 - Episode Three
Guest
2009 Laura Solon: Talking And Not Talking - Series 3 Writer (Additional Material)
2009 The News Quiz - Series 69
  1. E8 - Episode Eight
Guest
2009 Never Mind The Buzzcocks - Series 23
  1. E3 - Episode Three
Guest
2009 Roy - Series 1
  1. E6 - Roy Band
Karisma
2009 Mock The Week - Series 7
  1. E8 - Episode Eight
Guest
2009 You Have Been Watching - Series 1
  1. E7 - Episode Seven
Guest
2009 Laurence And Gus: Hearts And Minds - Series 2
  1. E1 - Beauty and Ugliness
  2. E2 - Lying and Honesty
  3. E3 - Industry and Laziness
  4. E4 - Keeping It and Losing It
  5. E5 - Joining In and Opting Out
  6. E6 - Remembering and Forgetting
Writer (Additional Material)
2009 8 Out Of 10 Cats - Series 8
  1. E2 - Episode Two
  2. Special - Highlights Special
Guest
2009 TNT Show Writer
2009 TNT Show Host / Presenter
2009 Winging It Self
2009 The Now Show - Series 27 Self
2009 The News Quiz - Series 67
  1. E8 - Episode Eight
Writer (Additional Material)
2009 Broken Arts Writer (Additional Material)
2008 The Now Show - Series 26 Self
2008 Act Your Age - Series 1
  1. E4 - Episode Four
Guest
2008 Laura Solon: Talking And Not Talking - Series 2 Writer (Additional Material)
2008 Delta Forever Writer
2008 Delta Forever Delta Fan
2008 The Wall Writer (Additional Material)
2007 James Kettle's Skyscraping Ambitions - Making It Big In Business Ensemble Actor

Non-comedy TV and film credits may be found here:
Holly Walsh on IMDb

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