Natasha Hodgson is an actor, writer, comedian and singer best known for her work as one-fifth of the multi-award-winning dark comedy troupe Kill The Beast and one-fourth of the new musical theatre writer-performers SpitLip.
In 2019, SpitLip launched their first musical, Operation Mincemeat, the fast-paced, hilarious and unbelievable true story of the twisted secret mission that won us World War II, which Natasha co-wrote and co-stars in. The show opened in London’s New Diorama Theatre in 2019 to rave reviews, sold out its entire run and secured five ‘Off West End Awards’ nominations, won the Stage Debut Award for Best Composer/Lyricist and was named by The Observer as one of the Top 10 shows of 2019. It reopened at the Southwark Playhouse in January 2020 for another sold out and run and is continuing to be redeveloped .
Kill the Beast’s credits include sell-out national tours, BBC Radio 3, and a Stage Edinburgh Award 2016, the Manchester Studio Theatre Award 2015 and the Peter Brook Fringe Award 2016. They have a scripted podcast, Eglantine Whitechapel: Supernatural Detective, and were commissioned to be one of the launch projects in Fremantle’s Storyglass podcast start-up with their scripted comedy series Who Exploded Vivian Stone?.
Natasha is currently writing and recording her own scripted series for the BBC and her TV writing credits include the BAFTA award-winning Amazing World Of Gumball and Bravest Warriors, created by Adventuretime’s Pendelton Ward. Her other performance credits include appearances on Newsjack Unplugged, Tom Neenan is Not All Men, Tech Tech Boom and Front Row on BBC Radio 4 and The Beef and Dairy Network podcast.
She is also part of glam-rock band Felix Hagan And The Family, recently supporting punk-folk star Frank Turner on a UK tour. Their debut album reached top 5 in the iTunes Rock Chart.