Lou is a critically acclaimed writer, stand up comic, and performer.
Having trained as an actress at The Oxford School of Drama in the 90’s, she’s since gone on to craft her career as a comedian for the last 15 years. Performing up and down the UK, and in Australia.
She’s a highly respected MC (awarded the Best MC 2020/21 Comics Comic Award.) and set comedian. She’s supported Sarah Millican, Joe Lycett, Suzi Ruffell amongst others on tour.
She’s Sarah Millican’s resident MC for her new material night “The Playground” which started in 2015, and has moved online over the last year due to lock down.
Her 2017 Edinburgh Fringe show “I Love Lou C” bought her ***** critical acclaim when she documented her pregnancy, and the subsequent loss of her daughter at five and a half months pregnant.
The show went on to have a run at the Soho Theatre, and in Australia. She’s since gone on to be an advocate of the charity Saying Goodbye (Mariposa Trust) and has raised nearly £22k for them by organising comedy nights and helping to raise the charities profile.
Other festivals she’s performed at include: Latitude, Download, Kendal Calling, Wilderness.
She’s a regular presenter for BBC R4 Extra’s Comedy Club, and has recently filmed, CBBC’s The Dog Ate My Homework, and CBBC’s So Awkward.
Lou co-hosts her podcast “Spit or Swallow,” with Sally-Anne Hayward. Wine tasting with guests. These include: Sarah Millican, Tom Allen, Nick Helm, Joe Lycett, Yvette Fieding, Rustie Lee, Bernie Clifton, Christopher Biggins, Rhod Gilbert, Carol Decker, Ayesha Hazarika, Nathan Caton, Larry Dean, Trev & Simon amongst others.
Writing wise she’s written for Hacker T Dog, (CBBC) The Show What You Wrote (BBC R4), Arboreal Apes (BBC R3). She was part of the BBC Writers Room – Comedy Room in 2016/17 and was their writer in residence in 2015/16.
For more info her website is here:
Twitter: @louconran – Instagram: @louconran – Facebook: @louconrancomedian Spit or Swallow: T & I: @louandsally
Her spotlight CV is here: https://www.spotlight.com/
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