Edinburgh Best Newcomer 2017 and Best Comedy Show Nominee 2022 Lauren is a comedian, actor and writer. Her newcomer-nominated show Lady Muck is available to watch on Amazon Prime UK. Her vast TV appearances include Stand Up for Live Comedy (BBC One), BBC New Comedy Awards 2021 (BBC Three), two episodes of Comedy Central at the Comedy Store (Comedy Central), Roast Battle (Comedy Central), Dog Ate My Homework (CBBC) and internationally on New Zealand’s 7 Days (TV3), Australia’s Comedy Up Late (ABC) and Canada’s The Stand-Up Show with Katherine Ryan (The Comedy Network Canada). As an actor her credits include Drunk History (Comedy Central), Jerk (BBC Three) and Climaxed (BBC Three).
On top of earning a Best Newcomer nomination, Lauren’s debut Edinburgh Fringe show earned her the prestigious Herald Angel Award and was the best-reviewed show at The Pleasance that year. She has since performed internationally in Australia, New Zealand and India and at Montreal’s Just for Laughs Comedy Festival as part of the Brit(ish) lineup alongside Sara Pascoe, Joel Dommett, Ed Gamble and Nish Kumar.
Lauren can currently be heard hosting the Broadcast Digital Award-nominated podcast Conversations Against Living Miserably produced by the TV channel Dave in partnership with CALM. Lauren previously co-hosted two series of weekly podcast Ed & Lauren for BBC Radio 1 and has appeared on BBC Radio 4 shows including Where’s The F In News, The Placebo Effect and Nasty Women.
“a funny and propulsive storyteller…slice-of-life storytelling with a sharp comic twist” ★★★★ The Times
“Her autobiographical style is animated, fizzing with defiant spirit and bursting with indomitable vigour” Rolling Stone UK
“an important, clever, likeable and – importantly – very funny voice in comedy. Such a warm hour of truth and openness.” Metro
“It Is What It Is is a well-crafted show from a thoroughly engaging and skilled comedian.” ★★★★ Broadway World
“A compelling and likeable storyteller, you immediately find yourself rooting for her…a perfectly timed show” ★★★★Sunday Post
“Lauren Pattison had the room rocking with laughter…Delivering pithy punchlines with pitch perfect comic timing…an absolute triumph.” British Comedy Guide
“a thoroughly entertaining hour of entertainment…She is back. Comedy world look out.” ★★★★1/2 One4Review
“Razor wit and brutal honesty…. outstanding” ★★★★★ The List
“A breath of feisty fresh air” ★★★★★ The Herald
“A focused, supremely assured performer” ★★★★ The Scotsman
“Spiky, deliciously bawdy and remarkably assured” ★★★★ Telegraph
Visit Lauren’s website: www.lauren-pattison.com