London based Canadian comic, writer and actress katherine Ryan was the 2008 winner of the Nivea Funny Women Awards.
She is fast becoming a recognisable face on British TV with appearances on Live at the Apollo, Mock The Week, QI and Never Mind the Buzzcocks.
The Scotsman wrote of Katherine: “Warped wit… striking presence… killer lines.”
Today (Saturday 3 May 2014) is her final performance of Katherine Ryan: Glam Role Model, after a sold out run at London’s Soho Theatre. It’s part of Katherine’s second UK stand up tour, and tackles everything from celebrity obsession to sex and single motherhood. Her 60 minute repertoire includes gems such as:
“We keep better track of celebrities than aircraft” and “twerking… is not a dance, it’s a cry for help” and a booty-shaking Beyonce tribute.
Katherine signed this sketch after Thursday’s evening performance. Her first reaction was “oh you’ve included my dog… wow”. I’m pleased I did…