Agent – http://cherylhayes.co.uk/hatty-ashdown/
“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).
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 .
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 . Had a successful run co-hosting talent show Star Search at the notorious Bethnal Green Working Mens club . ‘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.
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 ‘ . Also presented on croydon radio, BBC London Radio with her own live slot of ‘Hattys Haberdashery’ covering the arts & crafts of london and later a whats on guide.
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.
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 .
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Writes a blog for The Huffington Post about the world of comedy and to decide whether or not she’s ‘Hatty Go lucky’?
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