Katherine Ryan

Katherine Ryan is a Canadian comic with dual Canadian-Irish nationality, born in Sarnia, Ontario. She is a single mother who now resides in London. Her biting comedy style often takes after that of Joan Rivers, commenting on celebrities and social media stars as well as her own life. She is particularly known for her regular appearances on panel shows and co-presenting various TV formats with Jimmy Carr.

More information

Born
Thursday 30th June 1983
Nationality
Canadian / Irish
Home town
Sarnia
Resident of
England (London)

Awards

National Comedy Awards, The 2021
Outstanding Comedy Actress: Longlisted
National Comedy Awards, The 2021
Best Stand Up Show: Longlisted
National Comedy Awards, The 2021
Best Comedy Podcast: Longlisted (Katherine Ryan: Telling Everybody Everything)
National Comedy Awards, The 2021
Outstanding Female Comedy Entertainment Performance: Longlisted
JOE Comedy Awards 2020
Television: Winner
Chortle Awards 2020
Best TV Comedian: Nominee
Chortle Awards 2019
Best TV Comedian: Winner
Chortle Awards 2018
Best Tour: Nominee
Chortle Awards 2018
Best TV Comedian: Nominee
Chortle Awards 2017
Best TV Comedian: Nominee
Taskmaster 2016
Champion: Winner
Chortle Awards 2015
Best Club Comic: Winner
Chortle Awards 2015
Best Tour: Nominee
Chortle Awards 2014
Breakthrough Act: Nominee

Credits

Year Production Role
2022 Backstage With Katherine Ryan Announced Host / Presenter
2022 Victorious Festival Self
2022 Celebrity Juice - Series 26
  1. E9 - Episode Nine
Team Captain
2022 Celebrity Juice - Series 26
  1. E6 - Episode Six
Guest
2022 Glasgow International Comedy Festival Self
2022 The National Comedy Awards Self
2022 Paul Sinha's TV Showdown - Series 2
  1. E1 - Episode One
Guest
2022 Mel Giedroyc: Unforgivable - Series 2
  1. E2 - Episode Two
Guest
2022 Leicester Comedy Festival Self
2022 The Person Behind The Celebrity
  1. E2 - Lou Sanders
Self (Voice)
2022 Romantic Getaway Announced Allison
2021 Have I Got News For You - Series 62
  1. Special - Have I Got 2021 For You
Guest
2021 The Big Narstie Show - Series 4
  1. E1 - Episode One
Guest
2021 Question Team - Series 1
  1. E2 - Episode Two
Guest
2021 Cheltenham Literature Festival Self
2021 Aberdeen International Comedy Festival Self
2021 Katherine Ryan: Missus Self
2021 Katherine Ryan: Missus Writer
2021 Virtually Everything
  1. E2 - Katherine Ryan's Ultimate Wedding Hack
Self
2021 Latitude Self
2021 CelebAbility - Series 5
  1. E1 - Episode One
Guest
2021 Guessable? - Series 2
  1. E6 - Episode Six
  2. E9 - Episode Nine
Guest
2021 Have I Got News For You - Series 61
  1. E2 - Episode Two
Guest
2021 Celebrity Juice - Series 25
  1. E7 - Episode Seven
  2. Special - Christmas Special
Guest
2021 The Jonathan Ross Show - Special Guests
  1. Special - Highlights Special
Guest
2021 The Ranganation - Series 3
  1. E2 - Episode Two
Guest
2021 8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown - Series 20 (Channel 4: Series 21)
  1. E1 - Episode One
  2. E6 - Episode Six
Guest
2021 The Big Fat Quiz Of Everything
  1. E1 - The Big Fat Quiz Of Everything 2021
Guest
2020 Live At The Apollo - Secrets Of The Apollo
  1. Secrets Of The Apollo
Guest
2020 Don't Hate The Playaz - Series 3
  1. E1 - Episode One
  2. E8 - Episode Eight
Guest
2020 The Jonathan Ross Show - Series 16
  1. E1 - Katherine Ryan, Clare Balding, Nick Frost, Samson Kayo, Billy Ocean
Guest
2020 Urban Myths: When Joan Kissed Barbra Joan Rivers
2020 Jonathan Ross' Comedy Club
  1. E4 - Episode Four
Self
2020 The Duchess Executive Producer
2020 The Duchess Writer
2020 The Duchess Katherine
2020 8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown - Series 19 (Channel 4: Series 20)
  1. Special - Highlights Special
  2. Special - Highlights Special
Guest
2020 Live At The Apollo - The One About...
  1. Special - Celebrity
Guest
2020 The Ranganation - Series 2
  1. E1 - Episode One
Guest
2020 Joe Lycett's Got Your Back - Series 2
  1. E1 - Episode One
  2. E7 - Episode Seven
  3. Special - The Super Sexy Salacious Scandalous Secret Bits
Guest
2020 Russell Howard's Home Time
  1. E8 - Episode Eight
Guest
2020 Roast Battle - Series 4 Regular Panellist
2020 CelebAbility - Series 4
  1. E1 - Episode One
  2. E6 - Episode Six
Guest
2020 8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown - Series 18 (Channel 4: Series 19)
  1. E3 - Episode Three
Guest
2020 8 Out Of 10 Cats - Series 22 Team Captain
2019 Have I Got News For You - Series 58
  1. Special - Have I Got 2019 News For You
Host / Presenter
2019 Channel 4's Alternative Election Night - Channel 4's Alternative Election Night 2019 Host / Presenter
2019 Pants On Fire
  1. E4 - Episode Four
  2. E8 - Episode Eight
  3. Special - Best Bits
Guest
2019 Dave Gorman: Terms And Conditions Apply
  1. E5 - The Randy Smurph
  2. E7 - Shot Through The Face With A Cannon
Guest
2019 Celebrity Juice - Series 22
  1. E1 - Episode One
  2. Special - Trapped And Alone
Guest
2019 Your Face Or Mine - Series 6 Host / Presenter
2019 Don't Hate The Playaz - Series 2
  1. E1 - Episode One
  2. E6 - Episode Six
Guest
2019 Comedians Giving Lectures - Series 1
  1. E2 - Episode Two
Self
2019 Taskmaster - Series 9
  1. E6 - Bready, Bready, Bready
Guest
2019 The Rob Rinder Verdict
  1. E3 - Episode Three
Writer
2019 The Rob Rinder Verdict
  1. E3 - Episode Three
Guest
2019 8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown - Series 17 (Channel 4: Series 18)
  1. E7 - Episode Seven
Guest
2019 The Lateish Show With Mo Gilligan - Series 1
  1. E5 - Episode Five
Guest
2019 Katherine Ryan: Glitter Room Executive Producer
2019 Katherine Ryan: Glitter Room Writer
2019 Katherine Ryan: Glitter Room Host / Presenter
2019 Shopping With Keith Lemon - Series 1
  1. E7 - Nick Grimshaw & Katherine Ryan
Self
2019 The Ranganation - Series 1
  1. E2 - Episode Two
  2. Special - Best Bits 2019
Guest
2019 The Last Leg - Series 17
  1. E1 - Episode One
Guest
2019 There's Something About Movies - Series 1
  1. E4 - Episode Four
Guest
2019 The Jonathan Ross Show - Series 14
  1. E9 - Michael Palin, Alexander Armstrong, Ashley Banjo, Katherine Ryan, Michael Sheen, Mark Ronson, Lukke Li
Guest
2019 Have I Got News For You - Series 57
  1. E5 - Episode Five
Host / Presenter
2019 8 Out Of 10 Cats - Series 21
  1. E1 - Episode One
  2. E4 - Episode Four
  3. E5 - Episode Five
  4. Special - Best Bits, Part 1
  5. Special - Best Bits, Part 2
Team Captain
2019 Your Face Or Mine - Series 5 Host / Presenter
2019 Hypothetical - Series 1
  1. E7 - Episode Seven
Guest
2019 The Time It Takes
  1. E7 - Episode Seven
Self
2019 Roast Battle - Series 3 Regular Panellist
2019 The Big Fat Quiz Of Everything
  1. The Big Fat Quiz Of Everything 2019
Guest
2019 The Inbetweeners: Fwends Reunited Self
2019 The Shrine Cancelled Host / Presenter
2018 The Last Leg - Series 15
  1. Special - The Last Leg Of The Year
Guest
2018 Romesh's Look Back To The Future
  1. 2018
Guest
2018 Roast Battle - Christmas Special Regular Panellist
2018 Comedy Central Live Self
2018 Your Face Or Mine - Series 4 Host / Presenter
2018 Roast Battle - Series 2 Regular Panellist
2018 Celebrity Juice - Series 20
  1. E9 - Episode Nine
Guest
2018 Katherine Ryan - Glitter Room Self
2018 Joe Lycett's Obsessions - Series 1
  1. E1 - Episode One
Guest
2018 8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown - Series 15 (Channel 4: Series 16)
  1. Special - All-Women Special
Writer (Additional Material)
2018 8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown - Series 15 (Channel 4: Series 16)
  1. E2 - Episode Two
Guest
2018 8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown - Series 15 (Channel 4: Series 16)
  1. Special - All-Women Special
Host / Presenter
2018 The Big Narstie Show - Series 1
  1. E6 - Episode Six
Guest
2018 Live At The Apollo - All Girls Live At The Apollo
  1. Special - Part 1
Guest
2018 Frankie Boyle's New World Order - Series 2 Regular Panellist
2018 Dara O Briain's Go 8 Bit - Series 3
  1. E9 - Episode Nine
Guest
2018 Your Face Or Mine - Series 3 Host / Presenter
2018 When Comedy Goes Horribly Wrong Self (Archive Material)
2018 Would I Lie To You? - Series 11
  1. E8 - Episode Eight
Guest
2018 Roast Battle - Series 1 Regular Panellist
2018 Room 101 - Series 7
  1. E7 - Katherine Ryan, Geri Horner, Adam Buxton
  2. Special - Bonus Bellyaches
Guest
2017 That Thing On Friday Night Cancelled Host / Presenter
2017 Frankie Boyle's New World Order - Frankie Boyle's 2017 New World Order
  1. Frankie Boyle's 2017 New World Order
Regular Panellist
2017 Live At The Apollo - Series 13
  1. Special - Katherine Ryan, Marlon Davis, Joel Dommett, John Robins
Host / Presenter
2017 Taskmaster - Champion Of Champions Self
2017 Have I Got News For You - Series 54
  1. E8 - Episode Eight
  2. Special - Have I Got 2017 News For You
Host / Presenter
2017 Insert Name Here - Series 3
  1. E1 - Tom
Guest
2017 QI - Series O
  1. E8 - Operations
  2. Special - Highlights Special
Guest
2017 Your Face Or Mine - Series 2 Host / Presenter
2017 The Last Leg - Series 12
  1. E1 - Episode One
Self
2017 Duck Quacks Don't Echo - Series 6
  1. E5 - Episode Five
Guest
2017 Katherine Ryan: Glitter Room Self
2017 8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown - Series 13 (Channel 4: Series 14)
  1. E3 - Episode Three
Guest
2017 The Domestics Katherine
2017 Bobby And Harriet Get Married
  1. E4 - What Do Boys Like?
  2. E5 - Just Another Wedding
Self
2017 8 Out Of 10 Cats - Series 20
  1. E7 - Episode Seven
  2. E9 - Episode Nine
  3. Special - Best Bits
Guest
2017 The Last Leg - Series 11
  1. Special - Re-United Kingdom
Guest
2017 Frankie Boyle's New World Order - Series 1 Regular Panellist
2017 The Kaneing Live
  1. E1 - Episode One
Guest
2017 Your Face Or Mine - Series 1 Host / Presenter
2017 The Fake News Show - Series 1 Team Captain
2017 8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown - Series 12 (Channel 4: Series 13)
  1. E2 - Episode Two
  2. E6 - Episode Six
Guest
2017 Jack Dee's HelpDesk - 2017 Specials Regular Panellist
2017 Romesh: Talking To Comedians
  1. E2 - In Caffs About Growing Up
Guest
2017 Alan Davies: As Yet Untitled - Series 5
  1. E3 - Episode Three
Guest
2017 The Nightly Show
  1. E2 - Episode Two
Guest
2017 Chain Reaction - Series 12
  1. E3 - Katherine Ryan interviews Sara Pascoe
Host / Presenter
2017 Chain Reaction - Series 12
  1. E2 - Joe Lycett interviews Katherine Ryan
Guest
2017 Katherine Ryan In Trouble Executive Producer
2017 Katherine Ryan In Trouble Writer
2017 Katherine Ryan In Trouble Host / Presenter
2017 The Fake News Show - Pilot Team Captain
2017 Parenting For Idiots
  1. E1 - Chaos
  2. E2 - Fun
  3. E3 - Rules
Self
2017 The Big Fat Quiz Of Everything
  1. New Year Special
Guest
2016 Katherine Ryan: Kathbum Self
2016 8 Out Of 10 Cats - Series 19
  1. E5 - Episode Five
  2. Special - Best Bits
  3. Special - More Best Bits
Guest
2016 Sunny D - Series 1 Kerry
2016 A League Of Their Own - Series 11
  1. E8 - Episode Eight
Guest
2016 Have I Got News For You - Series 52
  1. Special - Have I Got 2016 News For You
Host / Presenter
2016 Would I Lie To You? - Series 10
  1. E4 - Episode Four
  2. Special - The Unseen Bits
Guest
2016 8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown - Series 9 (Channel 4: Series 10)
  1. E4 - Episode Four
Guest
2016 Comedy Central At The Comedy Store - Series 4
  1. E3 - Katherine Ryan At The Comedy Store
  2. E8 - Katherine Ryan At The Comedy Store
Host / Presenter
2016 Just A Minute - Series 76 Guest
2016 Katherine Ryan: Work in Progress Self
2016 The Last Leg - Series 8
  1. E6 - Episode Six
Guest
2016 It's Not Me, It's You
  1. E4 - Episode Four
Team Captain
2016 My Worst Job
  1. E1 - Episode One
  2. E2 - Episode Two
Self
2016 Katherine Ryan In Ireland Executive Producer
2016 Katherine Ryan In Ireland Writer
2016 Katherine Ryan In Ireland Katherine
2016 It's Not Me, It's You
  1. E1 - Episode One
Guest
2016 Taskmaster - Series 2 Self
2016 Jack Dee's HelpDesk - Jack Dee's Referendum HelpDesk Regular Panellist
2016 Safeword - Series 2 Team Captain
2016 Have I Got News For You - Series 51
  1. E8 - Episode Eight
Host / Presenter
2016 Play To The Whistle - Series 2
  1. E6 - Episode Six
Guest
2016 Counterfeit Cat Various (Voice)
2016 Very British Problems - Series 2 Self
2016 Don't Make Me Laugh - Series 2
  1. E3 - Episode Three
Guest
2016 Duck Quacks Don't Echo - Series 4
  1. E4 - Episode Four
Guest
2016 8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown - Series 8 (Channel 4: Series 9)
  1. E5 - Episode Five
Guest
2016 Alan Davies: As Yet Untitled - Series 1 Highlights
  1. Series 1 Highlights
Guest
2016 A League Of Their Own - Series 10
  1. E6 - Episode Six
  2. Special - Unseen
  3. Special - Best Bits
Guest
2016 Virtually Famous - Series 3
  1. E4 - Episode Four
Guest
2015 Very British Problems - Very British Problems At Christmas Self
2015 Live At The Apollo - Series 11
  1. E5 - Katherine Ryan, Henning Wehn, James Acaster
Host / Presenter
2015 Have I Got News For You - Series 50
  1. E5 - Episode Five
  2. Special - Highlights Special
Guest
2015 Alan Carr: Chatty Man - Series 15
  1. E7 - Goldie Hawn, Romesh Ranganathan, Katherine Ryan, Ricky Wilson, Rudimental
Guest
2015 Bring The Noise Regular Panellist
2015 The Unbelievable Truth - Series 15
  1. E4 - Episode Four
  2. E6 - Episode Six
Guest
2015 Sue Perkins' Big Night Out Guest
2015 The Last Leg - Series 6
  1. E10 - Episode Ten
Guest
2015 Katherine Ryan: Kathbum Self
2015 Safeword - Series 1 Team Captain
2015 Mock The Week - Series 14
  1. E1 - Episode One
  2. E7 - Episode Seven
  3. Special - Highlights Special
  4. Special - Christmas Special
Guest
2015 Channel 4's Comedy Gala
  1. Channel 4's Comedy Gala 2015
Guest
2015 Stand Up Central - Series 1
  1. E5 - Episode Five
Guest
2015 8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown - Series 6 (Channel 4: Series 7)
  1. E4 - Episode Four
  2. E7 - Episode Seven
  3. Special - Christmas Special
Guest
2015 Virtually Famous - Series 2
  1. E6 - Episode Six
Guest
2015 Celebrity Squares - Series 2
  1. E3 - Episode Three
Guest
2015 Have I Got News For You - Series 49
  1. E4 - Episode Four
Guest
2015 Jack Dee's HelpDesk - Jack Dee's Election HelpDesk Regular Panellist
2015 The Dog Ate My Homework - Series 2
  1. E4 - Episode Four
  2. Special - Compilation Show
Guest
2015 Reality Bites
  1. E3 - Episode Three
Guest
2015 Listomania - Series 1
  1. E1 - Episode One
Guest
2015 The Jonathan Ross Show - Series 8
  1. E1 - Colin Firth, Taron Egerton, Caroline Quentin, Katherine Ryan, Take That
Guest
2015 Room 101 - Series 4
  1. E3 - Fiona Bruce, Ray Mears, Katherine Ryan
  2. Special - Highlights Special
Guest
2015 8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown - Series 5 (Channel 4: Series 6)
  1. E1 - Episode One
Guest
2014 John Bishop's Christmas Show - John Bishop's Christmas Show 2014
  1. John Bishop's Christmas Show 2014
Guest
2014 The British Comedy Awards
  1. E3 - British Comedy Awards: Even More Awards
Writer
2014 The British Comedy Awards
  1. E3 - British Comedy Awards: Even More Awards
Host / Presenter
2014 Sweat The Small Stuff - Series 4
  1. E7 - Episode Seven
  2. Special - Highlights Special
Guest
2014 The British Comedy Awards
  1. E1 - Nominations Show 2014
  2. E2 - British Comedy Awards 2014
  3. E3 - British Comedy Awards: Even More Awards
Self
2014 Never Mind The Buzzcocks - Series 28
  1. E8 - Episode Eight
  2. Special - The Series That Changed The World
Guest
2014 8 Out Of 10 Cats - Series 18
  1. E7 - Episode Seven
  2. Special - Jimmy, Sean & Jon's Best Bits
  3. Special - Best Bits
Guest
2014 Have I Got News For You - Series 48
  1. E4 - Episode Four
Guest
2014 Celebrity Squares - Series 1
  1. E5 - Episode Five
Guest
2014 Frankie Boyle's Autopsy Regular Panellist
2014 MacAulay And Co - Edinburgh 2014
  1. E1 - Episode One
Guest
2014 Katherine Ryan: Glam Role Model Self
2014 Don't Make Me Laugh - Series 1
  1. E3 - Episode Three
Guest
2014 Virtually Famous - Series 1
  1. E2 - Episode Two
Guest
2014 The News Quiz - Series 84
  1. E8 - Episode Eight
Guest
2014 Kevin Bridges Live At...
  1. E1 - Kevin Bridges Live At The Commonwealth
Guest
2014 The Loser's World Cup
  1. E2 - Semi-Final 2
  2. E3 - Final
Guest
2014 Alan Davies: As Yet Untitled - Series 1
  1. E3 - Episode Three
Guest
2014 Badults - Series 2 Lucy
2014 Listomania - Pilot
  1. Pilot
Guest
2014 Mock The Week - Series 13
  1. E1 - Episode One
  2. E7 - Episode Seven
  3. Special - Highlights Special
  4. Special - Christmas Special
  5. Special - New Year Special
Guest
2014 The Unbelievable Truth - Series 13
  1. E2 - Episode Two
  2. E4 - Episode Four
Guest
2014 Sweat The Small Stuff - Series 3
  1. E1 - Episode One
  2. Special - Best Bits
Guest
2014 8 Out Of 10 Cats - Series 17
  1. E8 - Episode Eight
  2. Special - Best Bits
  3. Special - Jimmy, Sean & Jon's Best Bits
Guest
2014 Comedy Central At Just For Laughs
  1. E1 - Episode One
Self
2014 Alan Davies Apr├Ęs-Ski
  1. E2 - Episode Two
Guest
2014 Live At The Apollo - Series 9
  1. E5 - Jack Whitehall, Katherine Ryan, Rich Hall
Guest
2013 Britain Versus The World - Pilot
  1. Episode One
Guest
2013 Twit Of The Year (as Katharine Ryan) Guest
2013 8 Out Of 10 Cats - Series 16
  1. Special - Best Bits
Guest
2013 Never Mind The Buzzcocks - Series 27
  1. E11 - Episode Eleven
  2. Special - Buzzcocks: The Hunt For The Missing Episode - A Documentary With Krishnan Guru-Murthy
Guest
2013 Have I Got News For You - Series 46
  1. E8 - Episode Eight
Guest
2013 Staying In With Greg & Russell
  1. E8 - Episode Eight
Guest
2013 Was It Something I Said?
  1. E4 - Episode Four
Guest
2013 QI - Series K
  1. E3 - K-Folk
  2. Special - QI VG: Compilation Show 9
  3. Special - QI VG: Compilation Show 10
Guest
2013 Don't Sit In The Front Row - Series 2
  1. E2 - Episode Two
Guest
2013 Count Arthur Strong - Series 1
  1. E2 - Arthur.com
Tourist Woman
2013 The Manuscript
  1. E2 - Episode Two
Guest
2013 Mock The Week - Series 12
  1. E1 - Episode One
  2. E7 - Episode Seven
  3. Special - Highlights Special
  4. Special - Christmas Special
Guest
2013 Sweat The Small Stuff - Series 1
  1. E5 - Episode Five
Guest
2013 Mock The Week Looks Back At...
  1. E7 - Travel
Self (Archive Material)
2013 8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown - 2013 Specials
  1. Special - 8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Deal Or No Deal
Self
2013 The Unbelievable Truth - Series 11
  1. E1 - Episode One
  2. E4 - Episode Four
Guest
2013 8 Out Of 10 Cats - Series 15
  1. E2 - Episode Two
Guest
2013 John Bishop's Only Joking
  1. E1 - Episode One
  2. E2 - Episode Two
  3. E4 - Episode Four
  4. E7 - Episode Seven
  5. E10 - Episode Ten
Guest
2012 Never Mind The Buzzcocks - Series 26
  1. E10 - Episode Ten
Guest
2012 Don't Sit In The Front Row - Series 1
  1. E4 - Episode Four
Guest
2012 Mock The Week - Series 11
  1. E11 - Episode Eleven
  2. Special - Christmas Special
Guest
2012 8 Out Of 10 Cats - Series 14
  1. E1 - Episode One
  2. E9 - Episode Nine
  3. Special - Best Bits
  4. Special - Best Bits
Guest
2012 The Boyle Variety Performance Guest
2012 Katherine Ryan: Nature's Candy Self
2012 Episodes - Series 2
  1. E1 - Episode One
  2. E5 - Episode Five
Merc's Assistant
2011 Dirty Digest Self
2011 Dirty Digest Writer (Additional Material)
2011 Amused Moose Comedy Awards Showcase Self
2011 Katherine Ryan: Little Miss Conception Self
2011 Campus - Series 1 Georgina 'George' Bryan
2004 The Big Fat Quiz Of The Year
  1. E21 - The Big Fat Quiz Of The Year 2017
Guest

Non-comedy TV and film credits may be found here:
Katherine Ryan on IMDb

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