Interview with Kerry Godliman (Humour Me Comedy Podcast) by UCL Sound published on 2013/01/31 10:48:33 +0000 Kerry Godliman is an actress and stand-up comedian, co-starring opposite Ricky Gervais in his new comedy drama ‘Derek’, on Channel 4. She will also make a lead appearance in ‘Our Girl’ alongside Lacey Turner for the BBC and has a guest lead in the new series ‘Frankie’ also for the BBC later next year. As a comedian she has made a big leap by both writing and starring in ‘Kerry’s List’ for Radio 4 and an appearance on the highly prized Live at the Apollo for BBC1 on 24th November this year. Kerry trained at the Rose Bruford College and has been in numerous TV and theatre productions- she was one of the stars of Channel 4’s sketch show Spoons (“Very funny and very rude comedy of the week" Radio Times) and has been seen in; (amongst others) BBC’s ‘Silk’ (with Maxine Peak and Rupert Penry Jones) BBC 3’s Rush Hour, BBC 2’s Home Time (Baby Cow), Extras, Miranda and C4’s The Law of the Playground, Life’s Too Short, White Van Man and Getting On. Her theatre credits include England People Very Very Nice at The Royal National Theatre. Kerry’s stand up career continues to blossom. Kerry’s appeared in clubs across the UK and her Kerry has appeared at comedy clubs across the U.K. and her stand-up talent and comedic skill initially came to public attention following her appearance in the first Michael McIntyre Comedy Roadshow, and during her first major tour support with Micky Flanagan. In 2011 she appeared in her own critically acclaimed show ‘Wonder Woman’ at The Edinburgh Fringe, which she went on to perform at Soho Theatre in 2012. "This cocky Londoner knows how to hold an audience’s attention, with a well-honed delivery that ensures her material always gets the best response." CHORTLE “The best comic timing on the fringe…you quite literally have to be there” SUNDAY TIMES CULTURE **** "A great comic who oozes personality" EVENING STANDARD **** “A Bit of a wonder”THE TIMES **** "Phenomenally acute bullshit detector'" THE GUARDIAN www.kerrygodliman.com www.twitter.com/KerryAGodliman - Sara Shulman is the Founder and Editor of Comedy Blogedy, TEDxUCL speaker on 'The Power of Funny', former Head of Comedy at UCLU Rare FM and produces the Humour Me Comedy Podcast. Sara is also a Classics Undergraduate at UCL and occasionally gigs on the comedy circuit. www.comedyblogedy.com www.twitter.com/comedyblog http://tedxtalks.ted.com/video/TEDxUCL-SARA-SHULMAN-The-power;search%3Asara%20shulman - UCL is consistently ranked as one of the world's top universities. Across all disciplines our faculties are known for their research-intensive approaches, academic excellence and engagement with global challenges. This is the basis of our world-renowned degree programmes. Visit us at ucl.ac.uk.