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Amy Matthews

Amy’s intelligent, distinctive and warm stand up has earned her a glittering arrival on the comedy scene.

Lily Allen meets Kate McKinnon (Broadway World) in comedic force, as Amy weaves in and out of wry despair and whimsical imagination.
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Lily Allen meets Kate McKinnon (Broadway World) in comedic force, as Amy weaves in and out of wry despair and whimsical imagination.

As seen/heard on:

  • The BAFTA-award-winning Scot Squad, Radio 4, BBC Radio Scotland, 5 Live.
  • Writer on Have I Got News for You
  • Performing at comedy clubs all over the UK & Ireland.
  • Tour support for Rachel Fairburn, Alfie Brown & Jess Fostekew.
  • Winner of Best Newcomer at the Scottish Comedy Awards 2019.
Drily funny and giddily quirky.
The Scotsman
Her star feels very much in the ascendant […] a hugely likeable and natural performer.
The Wee Review
The stage presence of a veteran. She’s in complete control of the room the minute she is on the stage.
Broadway World
Hilarious and Relatable in equal measure.
The Skinny
Thoughtful and warm-hearted.
You'd think she'd been doing this for years... outstanding.
Broadway Baby
Incredible wit and writing; a punch-in-the-air essential new voice in stand up.
Monkey Barrel Comedy
Going places.
Edinburgh Evening News
Blimey, she's got good quick... extremely accomplished.
Fringe Monkey (Edinburgh Comedy Award Panellist)


Have I Got News For You
BBC One2022
Edinburgh Unlocked
BBC Scotland 2022
Scot Squad
Annie McInnes
BBC Scotland2021 — 2022
Channel 4 / Blink Industries2020
Socially Distant with Susan Calma
BBC Scotland2020
Comedy Underground
BBC Scotland2019
Breaking the News
Herself / Guest panellist
BBC Scotland / BBC Radio Scotland 2019

Theatre and Live Performance

Machnynlleth Comedy Festival 2022
Moreover, The Moon
Herself / Performer
Edinburgh Fringe - Monkey Barrel 2022
The Life Aquatic with Amy Matthews
Writer / Performer
Edinburgh Fringe / Monkey Barrel Comedy2019


The List's HOT 100 (top 10 comedians)
Best Newcomer (Scottish Comedy Awards)
So You Think You’re Funny?


The Afternoon Show
BBC Radio Scotland2022
Breaking the News
Lead Writer
BBC Radio Scotland 2022
Fred at The Stand
Stand Up / Herself
Breaking the News
Guest Panelist
BBC Scotland / BBC Sounds2020 — 2022

Podcast and Online


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