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The 30 best living comedians

In the run-up to the Edinburgh Festival our comedy critic Dominic Maxwell ranks the funniest comics working now.

Dominic Maxwell, The Times, 21st July 2018

May comedian of the month #47, Sophie Willan

This month's Comedian of the Month is Sophie Willan, who, having begun her career with cabaret and live art theatre performances, is a performer who is clearly comfortable on stage.

Becca Moody, Moody Comedy, 20th June 2018

Sophie Willan interview

The comedian, writer and author on the things that make her laugh the most.

Harriet Gibsone, The Guardian, 8th June 2018

South Bank Sky Arts Awards 2018 nominees

Stand-up comedian Sophie Willan has been named the comedy breakthrough selection in The South Bank Sky Arts Awards 2018. In the TV comedy category, Catastrophe, Inside No. 9 and This Country are nominated.

British Comedy Guide, 29th May 2018

Meet the rising stars of British comedy

The stand-ups who deliver - meet the young, funny, female rising stars of British comedy...

Emily Hill, You Magazine, 20th March 2018

Meet the new female faces of British comedy

They're young, female and very funny... Emily Hill meets the rising stars of British comedy.

Emily Hill, Daily Mail, 18th March 2018

Sophie Willan + Johnny Pelham review

Female. Northern. Working class. Sex-worker. Care leaver. In Branded, acclaimed stand-up Sophie Willan took all of the labels regularly bandied about discussing her work and gleefully tore them up to often hilarious effect.

Nick Aldwinckle, The Latest, 9th March 2018

Sophie Willan wins Caroline Aherne Bursary

Bolton comedian Sophie Willan has been named as the first winner of the BBC's Caroline Aherne Bursary.

British Comedy Guide, 20th February 2018