Holly Walsh

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Top 5 up-and-coming female comedians at the 2014 Glasgow Comedy Festival

24 Feb 2014

Eleanor Morton, Abigoliah Schamaun, Fern Brady, Hailey Boyle and Holly Walsh

In 2013, Eleanor Morton was nominated for a Scottish Variety Award and reached the Chortle Student Award semi-finals. And she has Josie Long on her team, so nothing can possibly go wrong.

Holly Walsh, the Surrey stand-up who turned calamity into comedy

18 Dec 2013

The scribe of BBC Three's Dead Boss has a talent for mining material from personal injury

On his Purple Van Man tour, Sean Lock makes a passing yet withering reference to the people of Guildford and their distinct lack of joie de vivre. If you search for comedy folks who were born there, you might only be able to come up with Ford Prefect…

Edinburgh Comedy Award 2011 shortlist

25 Aug 2011

Plus the 10 funniest jokes from the Fringe

The shortlist for the 2011 Foster's Edinburgh Comedy Awards have been announced. Nominations for best comedy show and for best newcomer. The winners will be announced on Saturday 27th August.

Holly Walsh - The Hollycopter

17 Aug 20113 stars

A brave and bittersweet recollection

When her fellow comics were padding about the Fringe in August 2010, Holly Walsh was clowning around on Worthing Pier. Unfortunately, her charity leap into the West Sussex sea resulted in a shocking injury that led to national media coverage for the…

Holly Walsh

16 Apr 2009

A self-confessed ‘comedy nerd’, writer and long-term, long-suffering temp Holly Walsh only began performing stand-up in 2006, because ‘I was coming up with jokes that nobody else wanted but which I thought were really funny. Turns out they weren’t but…