British Comedy Guide

Katherine Ryan

Comedy review: Katherine Ryan

The Canadian comic isn't slow to mock empty hashtag activism, but for a stand-up she has a rare unsnobby attitude towards the Kardashians.

The Scotsman, 10th March 2018

10 female comedians pick the funniest women on TV

This year's Funny Women Awards are being held next week, celebrating the fastest-rising female voices in the worlds of stand-up and comedy. To mark the forthcoming occasion, and International Women's Day 2018, we asked some of this year's nominees which funny women on our screens they most admire, and look up to.

i Newspaper, 8th March 2018

Chortle Awards 2018 nominees

The nominees for the Chortle Awards 2018 have been announced. Mat Ewins, Hannah Gadsby, John Kearns and Joseph Morpurgo are up for Best Show.

British Comedy Guide, 7th February 2018

Your Face Or Mine returns to Comedy Central for Series 3

Jimmy Carr and Katherine Ryan are set to present a third series of Your Face Or Mine, the TV comedy show in which couples must judge their own attractiveness.

British Comedy Guide, 16th January 2018

Katherine Ryan gives us her guide to roasting

'Giving them a score could hurt their feelings but roasting them, being really mean - they'll be really touched by that gesture and they can roast me back.'

Caroline Westbrook, Metro, 15th January 2018

Katherine Ryan is developing a scripted Netflix project

"I'm a pretty bad actress when I'm playing anyone but myself."

Digital Spy, 15th January 2018

Katherine Ryan interview

We chatted to comedian Katherine Ryan about her new comedy roast show, how to take a joke, and the importance of context in stand-up...

Louisa Mellor, Den Of Geek, 15th January 2018

Taskmaster: Champion of Champions, Episode 2 - review

Helped by Josh Widdicombe singing the theme tune (for no points), tonight we find out who is greatest champion of all.

Ian Wolf, On The Box, 20th December 2017

Piers Morgan in trouble for comments about Nish Kumar

Piers Morgan has incurred the wrath of a number of comedians following his provocative tweet about Nish Kumar earlier today.

Bruce Dessau, Beyond The Joke, 15th December 2017

Preview - QI: Operations

Hopefully tonight's edition of QI will leave you in stitches.

Ian Wolf, On The Box, 15th December 2017

Taskmaster: Champion of Champions, Episode 1 review

The very best people at doing pointless tasks have returned to see who is the best of all.

Ian Wolf, On The Box, 13th December 2017

Alex Horne rates the contenders

"Little Alex Horne" tells what to expect from Bob Mortimer, Josh Widdicombe, Katherine Ryan, Noel Fielding and Rob Beckett as all five series winners return to compete in a special Taskmaster.

Radio Times, 13th December 2017

Just last month, Bob Mortimer was crowned fifth season champion of Taskmaster. But now the man who so emphatically demonstrated he could tear an apple into perfect halves with his bare hands must compete in a two-part tournament against previous victors Josh Widdicombe, Katherine Ryan, Noel Fielding and Rob Beckett, all to determine who is the ultimate master of tasks. As ever, Greg Davies both officiates and castigates.

Graeme Virtue, The Guardian, 13th December 2017

Katherine Ryan on her rising international fame

You might not know the name Katherine Ryan, but in the comedy world she's a big deal. Originally from Sarnia, Ont., Ryan now lives in the U.K. where she plays to thousands in sell out tours across the country.

Tom Power, CBC, 12th December 2017

Comedians support Komedia Bath's Community Ownership plan

The Komedia venue in Bath is attempting to secure its future by raising funding via a Community Ownership campaign. Various comedians - including Nick Helm, Katherine Ryan and Mel Giedroyc - have filmed videos to support the plan.

British Comedy Guide, 7th December 2017

Comedy review: Katherine Ryan at Alban Arena, St Albans

Ryan is the real thing, but she just needs to leave her comfort zone of smiling abrasiveness to take this enjoyable hour from good to great.

Dominic Maxwell, The Times, 20th November 2017

Glasgow International Comedy Festival gets new sponsor

Whyte & Mackay Blended Whisky will headline sponsorship of the 2018 event.

Glasgow Evening Times, 14th November 2017

Katherine Ryan review

Ryan delivers plenty of astringent one-liners in a tart set that ranges from single parenthood to Khloé Kardashian's 'revenge body' and the musical Hamilton.

Brian Logan, The Guardian, 6th November 2017

Review - Katherine Ryan: Glitter Room

Fresh, feminist, personal and relateable - Ryan presented herself, flaws and all, in a seemingly effortless show that never dipped in its energy.

Victoria Nangle, The Latest, 3rd November 2017

Katherine Ryan: Glitter Room review

Ryan brings glitter to any room.

Steve Bennett, Chortle, 3rd November 2017