Alison Thea- Skot

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Alison is a critically acclaimed actress, character comedian and writer. She has worked extensively from Shakespeare’s Globe to Basil Brush for the BBC and was nominated for Best Actress at The British Independent Film Festival for her role in the short film ‘Desire’.

She began her venture into comedy with a sketch group under the direction of Foster’s Award Winner Adam Riches.  Shortly after she launched on to the circuit as a solo character act using her knock out singing voice to play ‘Britain’s Number One Vocal Coach’, and in her first year reached the final of both The Funny’s Funny and Funny Women Competitions. She has taken three solo character comedy shows to The Edinburgh Fringe Festival, The Human Tuning Fork, Miss Adventures and Some Like It Thea-Skot. At the fringe she has enjoyed sell out the runs, received raved reviews, was selected as part of The Telegraph’s Best of the Fringe, Mervyn Stutter’s Pick of the Fringe and featured on The BBC Culture Show. Some Like It Thea-Skot will be transferring for a run at The Soho Theatre this month.

She was recently commissioned to write, produce and star in a commercial for Samsung as well as having also written several online comedy sketches which have been featured on The Poke, The British Comedy Guide and Chortle.

With a plethora of voices and accents, she has worked extensively in audio drama, voicing many creations for Big Finish Productions and recently moving into Audio books.

“A talented fringe debutante…a satisfyingly dark writer and a wildly versatile performer”

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“An absolute tour-de-force” BBC COMEDY

“A stunning performance from Alison Thea-Skot” THE STAGE

“This wonderful up and comer on the comedy circuit is a force to be reckoned with …. her creations are sparkling with comic glitter …. poetry to watch” BROADWAY BABY

“Thea-Skot is very talented … it’s not hard to see why she made it to the final of The Funny Women Competition. She’s clearly a funny woman” FEST

“Mayhem and mischief” METRO

“Comic genius” CHORTLE

“Standout Characters…. Original comedy genius…. Thea-Skot certainly knows how to get an audience sucked into her zany world.” BROADWAY BABY

Credits:

STAGE
SOME LIKE IT THEA-SKOT Various Ed Fringe & Soho Theatre Chris Bennion
AUSTENTATIOUS: AN IMPROVISED JANE AUSTEN NOVEL Improviser SO Comedy Cariad Lloyd
  THE GREAT GATSBY  Jordan Queen’s Theatre Hornchurch  Simon Jessop
 OUR MAN IN HAVANA  Beatrice Queen’s Theatre Hornchurch  Bob
Carlton
 THEA-SKOT’S MISS ADVENTURES  Tiff Mason
& various
 Just the Tonic: Edinburgh Fringe Festival  Chris Bennion
 MACBETH  Lady Macbeth Principal Theatre Company  Paul
Gladwin
 A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM  Titania & Snug Young Shakespeare Company  Chris
Geelan
FILM
HOME DELIVERY Rachel Betsy Works Peter Maynard
COULDN’T STAY IN THERE LONG Mrs Montgomery Three Penny Dosshouse Manos Ioannou
SHAMBLES Belinda Wild Seed Harry Deansway
APE Receptionist Rogue Films Saam Farahmand
RADIO
NEWSJACK Hillary Clinton & various BBC Radio 4 Matt Stronge
SO ON & SO FORTH Multiple BBC Radio 4 / The Comedy Unit Sheerman / Beattie
DOCTOR WHO: THE BEAST OF ORLOK Greta BBC7 & Big Finish Productions Barnaby Edwards
TV
HAPPY NOW – Web Series Sam Normal Productions Gavin O’Grady
DUCK QUACKS DON’T ECHO Improviser Magnum Media / Sky One Gavin O’Grady
THE BASIL BRUSH SHOW Miss Jones BBC & Foundation TV Productions Michael Kerrigan
THE DAY BRITAIN STOPPED Air Traffic Controller BBC & Wall To Wall Gabriel Range
COMMERCIAL
FORSCHUNG DE Scientist Fischer Micky Suelzer
PLEASE NOT THEM Architect The National Lottery Jeff Low
ARLA ‘BOB’ Commercial Stink / Stillking Productions Keith McCarthy
OVER TO YOU – SELFIE GONE WRONG Commercial Samsung Alex
Genn-Bash
Film4 Frightfest Commercial Neer Do Well Films Alex
Genn-Bash

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