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Rachel Fairburn

Rachel Fairburn is a comedian and writer from Manchester.

Now based in London, Rachel featured in Chortle’s ‘One to Watch’ list in 2020 and picked up the 2019 online content award from Joe.co.uk.
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Now based in London, Rachel featured in Chortle’s ‘One to Watch’ list in 2020 and picked up the 2019 online content award from Joe.co.uk. She has also been a finalist of several prestigious competitions including Funny Women, City Life Comedian of the Year, the NATYS and English Comedian of the Year.

Rachel is co-host and co-writer of the worldwide smash hit podcast All Killa No Filla. With a huge international following of over a quarter of a million listeners and growing, she has taken the podcast on several sell-out UK tours and a tour of the USA.

She has been a staple of the Edinburgh Fringe since 2014, with 6 critically acclaimed solo shows under her belt and featured in the ‘40 jokes of the fringe’ by the Daily Telegraph in 2018 and ‘Best Jokes from Edinburgh Fringe 2022’ in The Times. A regular on the UK stand-up circuit, Rachel is also curator and host of the wildly popular ‘Comedian’s Stories’ night at the 2Northdown comedy club in London.

Rachel appeared on BBC Presents: Stand Up For Live Comedy and Funny Festival Live, part of the BBC’s Festival of Funny. Her TV credit's include Alan Davies: As Yet Untitled, Richard Osman’s House of Games and Russell Howard Hour Life Lessons.

“Very much the Rock’n’Roll star of British Comedy”
Rolling Stone
“Fairburn delivers…with sadistic glee”
Guardian
“Huge presence in a pint-sized frame" ★★★★
Chortle
“Bright, brave and bitterly enjoyable" ★★★★
The Skinny
“Gag-heavy, opinionated and smart" ★★★★
Funny Women

Television

Live At The Apollo
Performer
Open Mike Productions / BBC Two2023
Pointless Celebrities
Contestant
Remarkable Entertainment / BBC One2023
Royal Family Behind The Sofa Refresh
Talking Head
Phil McIntyre / UKTV2023
Richard Osman's House Of Games
Contestant
Endemol Shine / BBC Two2022
Alan Davies: As Yet Untitled
Guest
Dave / Phil McIntyre2021
Football's Funniest Moments
Herself
Sky / CPL Productions2021
The Cheap Seats
VT writer/performer
Network 10/Australia 2021
The Russell Howard Hour Life Lessons VT
Contributor
Sky One/Avalon2021
Funny Festival Live
Guest Stand-Up
BBC / Phil McIntyre Entertainment2021
When Celebrity Goes Horribly Wrong
Herself
Channel 5/Crackit Productions 2020
Victoria Wood: The Secret List
Herself
BBC2 / Phil McIntyre Entertainment 2020
BBC Presents: Stand Up For Live Comedy
Guest Stand-Up
BBC / Phil McIntyre Entertainment2020
Pointless Celebrities
Celebrity Contestant
Endemol Shine / BBC2019

Theatre and Live Performance

All Killa No Filla 10 Year Anniversary Tour
Co-Host and Co-Creator with Kiri Pritchard McLean
10 city tour2024
Rachel Fairburn: Showgirl
Solo show
UK Tour2023
Jack Whitehall: Settle Down
Tour Support
Various2023
Rachel Fairburn: Can I Be Awful?
Solo show
UK Tour2022
Rachel Fairburn: Maniac
Creater / Writer / Performer
UK Tour 2021 — 2022
Comedians Telling Stories
Creator / Writer / Performer
Various Venues, UK2020 — 2022
Rachel Fairburn: The People's Princess
Creator / Writer / Performer
Edinburgh Fringe Festival / Underbelly2019
Rachel Fairburn: The Wolf At The Door
Creator / Writer / Performer
Edinburgh Fringe Festival / Underbelly2018
All Killa No Filla: Live
Co-Host and Co-Creator with Kiri Pritchard McLean
Various venues, UK & USA2018 — 2022
Rachel Fairburn: Her Majesty
Creator / Writer / Performer
Edinburgh Fringe Festival2017
Rachel Fairburn: Skulduggery
Creator / Writer / Performer
Edinburgh Fringe Festival2016
All the Fun of the Fairburn
Creator / Writer / Performer
Edinburgh Fringe Festival2014

Radio

Breaking the News
Guest
BBC Radio Scotland2022
The News Quiz
Panellist
BBC Radio 42021
BBC: Funny from the Fringe
Guest Stand-Up
BBC Radio 42018

Podcast and Online Content

Comedy Central Live Series 3
Performer
Comedy Central2023
Films to Be Buried With with Brett Goldstein
Guest
Amazon2023
Wheel of Misfortune Podcast
Guest
BBC 2022
Class Clown
Guest
The Glee Club2021
Backchat
Guest
BBC/Dave FB page2021
The Gargle
Guest
The Bugle2020
Amazon Prime Video - Living The Stream
Host
Amazon Prime Video UK / That Lot2020 — 2021
The Amusical Podcast
Herself
Great Big Owl/Apple2019
Evil Genius with Russell Kane
Guest / Performer
BBC2019
All Killa No Filla
Co-Host and Co-Creator with Kiri Pritchard McLean
Apple2014 — 2022

Voice Over

Most Shocking TV Interviews Ever
Narrator
Alaska TV/Channel 5 2021
Most Embarrassing Sex Stories Ever
Narrator
Channel 52019

Commercials

Tetley Commercial
Voiceover artist
2020 — 2021

News

***** For Rachel Fairburn's Can I Be Awful?

16th August 2022

"This is a fast paced, hysterical show with a strong theme and comedy genius at the helm

Rachel Fairburn - ***** Broadway World Review

5th August 2022

Five stars for Rachel Fairburn's Can I Be Awful? Edinbrugh 2022 Fringe show from Broadway World

PBJ Management Christmas Showcase - 1st December 2021

19th November 2021

PBJ Management are proud to present our showcase this December

Podcasts

Ghoul Guide With Rachel Fairburn
Rachel Fairburn has a lifelong passion: the supernatural. She's read the stories, seen the horror movies, and been ignored by the iconic ghost hunters, it's time to really live the supernatural. In her new podcast, Ghoul Guide, Rachel will meet 3 people who tell her the spookiest stories connected to a location; and then she'll spend the night in those haunted places. The twist is - only one of the spooky stories is really local folklore, and the other two are scripted inventions by some of Britain's best horror writers - and it's down to Rachel and (the audience) to pick which is the real story out of the three chilling tales as the sun rises.
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.

Podcast Guest Appearances

Films To Be Buried With
Join your host Brett Goldstein as he talks life, death, love and the universe with the truly funny comic and podcaster RACHEL FAIRBURN! A bright and breezy and easy episode with Brett and Rachel, which brings us nicely up to speed on all things Rachel and whats happening in her world... As Brett himself proclaims during the episode, this is the perfect guest right here! From Walthamstow transmissions via Manchester, to true crime theories, to serial killers, to old soul kids, to scary tall men in cinemas, to young scary times, and being a nan kid, its a wide world and a really fun one at that. Enjoy!