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About me

Hatty Ashdown is a stand up, Presenter, Writer, Actor, voice over artist …and  slipper wearer.

Agent – http://cherylhayes.co.uk/hatty-ashdown/

Latest Credits 

Hatty created and Co wrote the Comedy Central Sitcom – Give Out Girls 

Hatty played Kerry in Josie Longs BBC radio 4 sitcom ‘Romance and Adventure ‘ 



“innate funny bones”- Chortle

One to watch- radar – Independant

‘Anecdotal humor that never feels stilted or scripted ..makes Ashdown one to watch on the comedy scene’    **** Three weeks

Hatty Ashdown : Nan Child -list Magazine Top 5 Free fringe show

Wonderfully inventive, consistently funny’    Time Out

‘Warm, infectiously funny and brilliant’  Josie Long

Indie load mouth London is Funny

‘Hatty Ashdown’s brain is made up of funny molecules. She makes me laugh. And laugh. And then laugh’ –Robert Popper (Writer Channel 4’s Friday Night Dinner).

Writer
Hatty created and co-wrote Comedy Central Sitcom Give out Girls with Tony Mac Murray (The Office/Last Chancers) for Big Talk & Popper Pictures aired on Comedy Central And Now TV . 

Stand up
Hatty  subverts the normal stale concept of stand up and presents the audience with a comedy experience that makes them not only laugh, but feel comfortable in any live environment.A unique brand of comedy that is warm, inclusive, and unpretentious 

Hatty hit the London circuit around 2009 playing various london clubs performing 10 to 20 min sets  to  now Headline spots. She has already  played along side the likes of Josie Long, Stewart Lee, Issy Suttie  and Robin Ince and Bridget Christie  

She has compared various london clubs including her own club ( parent and baby lunchtime club) Screaming with laughter . . It was the most creative and effective way I have seen of producing a warming and friendly atmosphere’ (Compering in Edinburgh) Three Weeks.

2011 brought  a successful  run at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival with her first solo 40 minute  show Hatty Ashdown-Nan Child  receiving a 4 star review from Three weeks  and featuring in List magazines top 5 Free Fringe Shows.

Presenting
Hatty is radio regular,  currantly presenting on infamous Resonance  FM on The Other woman show    Thursday’s 3.30pm . She also has her own Podcast ( who bloody doesn’t ) but this ones super cosy & leaves you knowing abit more then you did before …    ‘ Hattys Running a Bath ‘ where I interview some of my favourite people from comedy about their perfect night in ‘ . Was at BBC London Radio  for two years with her own live slot of ‘Hattys Haberdashery’  covering the arts & crafts of london and a whats on  guide for London . 

Hatty’s personable and warm stage persona is something that she has put to good use  not only in stand-up  but also  in TV presenting, interviewing celebrity names such as James Brown, Lou Reed and Esther Rantzen for the BBC and Channel 4.

Acting
Hatty played Josie Longs Sister Kerry in her  sitcom for BBC radio 4 Romance and Adventure. 
Hatty starred as Dawn in sitcom Marshals Law Marshals Law 2012-2013
Hatty has featured in various TV commercials inc. pizza Hut, Boots,PSP, and Heart Fm.Played medusa on Kids show Ross Lee’s Ghoulies on Nicelodeon and a frumpy fairy in CBBC broom cuboard live on Christmas Eve. After graduating from Drama she performed in two theatre companies, including her own one woman show Chick Habit playing 4 comedy characters at the Ipswich festival. Hatty has also had photographic career as character model for Mr Kipling, nicorette,Play Station to Heinz Beans to name a few!

Voice over artist 

Hatty is with SM voices and has been the voice of a hula hoop for hula hoops low fat TV advert and various corporate roles . 

href=”http://www.londonisfunny.com/features/28773/The_Spotlight_on_…_Hatty_Ashdown” title=”london is funny interview”>London is Funny

Writes a blog for The Huffington Post  about the world of comedy and to decide whether or not she’s ‘Hatty Go lucky’?

see gig page for up coming gigs and past places played- please email me for more info hattyashdown@googlemail.com

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