Kiri Pritchard McLean

Kiri Pritchard-McLean

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Welsh Comedian Kiri Pritchard-Mclean is a multi award-winning stand up comedian, writer and satirist. Recent television appearances include Live at the Apollo, Have I Got News For You, 8 Out of 10 Cats, The Russell Howard Hour (which she writes on) and she's a frequent contributor on Frankie Boyle's New World Order.

During lockdown Kiri hosted 'Live from the Covid Arms', which has emerged top of the online comedy gigs during this period and was sighted as a cultural highlight of 2020 by The Telegraph. It has been recognised by the Guinness Book of World Records as the world's largest online pub; it had 6,215 visitors to it's online quiz. The Covid Arms has also raised over £140, 000 for food banks and The Trussell Trust.

A regular on BBC radio, Kiri is the current host of Newsjack and has appeared many times on The Now Show and the News Quiz. She hosts a weekly show on BBC Radio Wales

Kiri is a writing/ directing member of Foster's Comedy Award nominated sketch group Gein's Family Giftshop and retains those roles in the group's latest reincarnation 'TAROT', who are currently working on a Radio 4 Series.

A regular on the live circuit, Kiri's last show "Victim, Complex" toured to great success following a sell out Fringe run. In one of her many 5 star reviews, the Independent described her as 'very funny and incisive, creating a few-holds-barred sense of big night out entertainment.’

Kiri is a co-creator and co-host of both the All Killa No Filla podcast and Who are you Wearing. All Killa No Filla is a podcast about serial killers that has a gigantic following worldwide. Co hosted with Rachel Fairburn, the podcast's live adaptation sold out The Leicester Square Theatre in minutes and toured the United States.
Who are you Wearing is an in depth interview show that sees Kiri talking to a selection of high profile guests from all walks of life about fashion and style.

Selected Credits (See Full Credits)

8 Out of 10 Cats Does Countdown (Television)

Guest Panellist

2020 - 2021

Channel 4

Frankie Boyle's New World Order (Television)


2019 - 2021


Live At The Apollo (Television)




Amusical (Television)

Co-Host/ Creator

2018 - 2019

Comedy Central Pilot

Newsjack (Radio)

Writer/ Host

2018 - 2019

BBC Radio 4 Extra


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All Killa No Filla

Join comedians Rachel Fairburn and Kiri Pritchard - McLean as they explore a shared passion, serial killers.

Each episode the pair will talk all things murder and macabre and have a right laugh doing it.

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Who Are You Wearing?

Comedian Kiri Pritchard-McLean talks clothes and style with the best-dressed people she knows.



Kiri Pritchard McLean Live on Tour with 'Home Truths'

Friday, November 19, 2021

Multiple PBJ nominees for National Comedy Awards

Tuesday, October 12, 2021

Kiri Pritchard-McLean Announced as New Host of Newsjack

Thursday, January 31, 2019

2018 Edinburgh Line Up Announced at the Pleasance Theatre!

Thursday, May 17, 2018

Chortle Awards 2018 - Nominations in!

Thursday, February 8, 2018

The Guardian release their comedy choices for the Edinburgh Fringe this year!

Thursday, June 8, 2017

Cutty Sark's pre-Edinburgh Comedy Festival

Monday, July 4, 2016

Sarah Kendall & Kiri Pritchard-McLean: Edinburgh Previews

Wednesday, June 29, 2016

Chortle Awards 2016 - Nominations are in!

Friday, February 12, 2016

PBJ Presents Comedy At The Bush

Monday, February 1, 2016


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