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Laura Claxton

  • Comedy Writer
  • Writer

After a successful career in TV production, Laura is rapidly making a name for herself as one of the most engaging new voices in British comedy, recently writing for shows including 8 Out of 10 Cats, Hypothetical, and Have I Got News For You

With a background in stand up and sketch performing, Laura’s tweets (@fairycakes) regularly go viral, with her jokes and threads being liked, shared and viewed over 130 million times and covered by global outlets including The Independent, USA Today, and Radio 1.

Praised for her story telling ability, Laura is a confident, exciting, and refreshing script and gag writer, with her work being featured on Dave, ITV2, E4 and BBC1.

Selected Credits (See Full Credits)

Hypothetical (Television)

Programme Associate / Writer


Hat Trick / Dave

Mel Giedroyc: Unforgivable (Television)

Programme Associate/ Writer


Expectation / Dave

8 Out of 10 Cats (Television)

Programme Associate/ Writer


Zeppotron/ E4

Frankie Boyle’s New World Order (Television)

Submission Writer


Zeppotron/ BBC2

Have I Got News For You (Television)

Additional Material/ Writer


Hat Trick / BBC1


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