Susan Riddell

After winning a place in BBC Writer’s Room Fast and Funny, Susan Riddell went on to write, create and star in several online comedy sketches for BBC Short Stuff which have garnered nearly 3 million views and counting.

Susan has supported Fern Brady and Ardal O’Hanlon on tour, and is a regular on topical BBC radio panel show Breaking the News (BBC Radio Scotland). Most recently she had her sitcom Dregs filmed for BBC iPlayer as 3 mini episodes, commissioned by BBC Scotland. 

Susan has performed stand up at the Edinburgh Fringe in both CKP’s Lunchtime Special and the BBC Presents Comedy Tent. She returns to the Edinburgh Fringe for a full run in 2022.

Other writing credits and acting roles include C4 and BBC’s Ones spoof cop show Scot Squad. She also wrote a humorous weekly column for The Daily Record newspaper for around two years.