Katie Norris is a comedian, actress, singer & podcaster, best known for her work as one-half of the critically-acclaimed double act Norris & Parker. Their 2016 show See You at the Gallows was one of the best reviewed shows at the Edinburgh Fringe 2016 and was featured in The Guardian’s top 10 best comedy shows of the year and their 2018 show Burn the Witch sold out in Edinburgh and London and was a top pick a top pick in The Guardian, The Evening Standard and The Independent.
The pair write and perform a podcast entitled Norris & Parker’s Sketch Therapy. The show features sketches, characters, songs and special guests and the second series is currently being released and is available on all podcast platforms.
Katie is also a Supported Artist at Hull Truck Theatre and part of The Poda Poda Collective; a theatre company supported by The British Council and Hull Truck involving an exchange with artists from Freetown, Sierra Leone.
Other credits include; The Demolitian Man (Bolton Octagon), Doctor Faustus (The Royal Exchange), Rookery Nook (Theatre by the Lake), The Comedy of Errors (Theatre by the Lake), Dracula (Theatre by the Lake), Richard III (Godot’s Watch, Rosemary Branch Theatre), The Poda Poda Collective (Hull Truck Theatre) and a voice on Newsjack (BBC R4).
Whilst in training at the Manchester Met School of Theatre Katie was nominated for the prestigious Spotlight Prize Award & The Carleton Hobbs Radio Bursary.
“It calls to mind Phoebe Waller-Bridge’s BBC Three hit Fleabag. There can be no bigger compliment.”
“A bedrock of fine, funny writing and skilful comic performance.”
“Norris & Parker are terrific to watch and have serious comic chemistry…Norris channels Julie Walters”
“Surreal, fun & frankly pretty ridiculous”