Becky Brunning

Becky Brunning: is a stand up comedian, writer and performer.

She trained in physical theatre and clowning at the London International School of Performing Arts.

 

Becky won Audio Go's national competition - Stand up and Get Heard (2013) and the Rose and Crown New Act Award (2014).

She was also finalist at the Funny Women Awards (2013) and the Bath New Act of the Year (2014).

Her critically acclaimed character solo show, "The Olympuc Gene" premiered at Edinburgh Festival in 2010. She subsequently did a UK tour which included a guest appearance at BBC Sports Personality of the Year.

A 28 minute mockumentary followed called "The Olympic Gene: Going for Silver" featuring a host of British Olympians including gymnastic silver medallist and 'Strictly Come Dancing' winner – Louis Smith.

As as well as being brilliant solo stand up comedian Becky is also is also half of comic duo "Brunning & Markwick" who featured on BBC Speech Bubble. Their first show "Six Steps to Joy" premiered at Edinburgh Festival 2014. She also performs regularly for and is a founding member of the award-winning sketch collective "

 

On screen - Becky she featured in commercials for KIA Motors UK

If you would like to book Becky for an event please contact geoff@mirthcontrol.org.uk or call 07974 674133

(photo credits - Camilla Adams Photogtaphy, Posey Parker Photograhy and Emily Coles Photography)

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"Becky came out with one of my favourite lines of the year" - Adam Bloom

"Her comedy insinuates itself, forcing its way inexorably through the cracks in her audience's defences and flourishing there. Broadway Baby

"Becky is an absolute delight - whimsical, original routines with razor sharp writing, we'd have her back for sure!"- Comedy Combo

"Funny Women semi finals were a blast. Too hard to judge: but I had to. Becky Brunning is THE one to watch. Also listen to" - Elise Bramitch

SIX STEPS TO JOY
"This is a decidedly silly hour of comedy" BROADWAY BABY

OLYMPIC GENE
"Touching and heart-warming and funny all at the same time. A Real Talent"
John Inverdale, BBC.
"This show is one of those lovely, unexpected, comic gems…There are not many comedy shows that can make you cry at the same time as making you laugh – but this one did just that" The Scotsman