Abi Roberts is a British stand-up comedian.
She trained at Bristol Old Vic Theatre School and gained prominence in comedy and sketch shows, including the satirical comedy Newsrevue, Eve Ensler’s The Vagina Monologues and Jonathan Harvey’s stage show, Taking Charlie. She has appeared as a guest comedian on BBC Radio 4s Midweek, Weekend and Outlook, as well as on comedy radio stations Fubar Radio, Moscow Comedy FM (Russia) and Wildfire Radio (US). Abi has just filmed her first comedy films for Emmy-nominated writer and director Ruth Pickett called One Under and The Honeymoon for Square Cat Films and recently completed a pilot playing a Russian woman Irina in Cameron Gordon’s Bucketless. Abi is a regular on the stand-up comedy scene and has performed as herself at major venues including The Glee, The Stand, Komedia, The Frog & Bucket, Bearcat & Backyard Comedy Club. She recently became the first UK comic to perform in Russia, in Russian, completing three nights of shows to packed-out houses at Moscow Comedy Club.
Abi is also one half of character act FRANKLY ON TUESDAY, playing a BBC Radio 4 presenter GINNY FRANKLY alongside Brenda Gilhooly’s character GAYLE TUESDAY (Harry Hill’s TV Burp, Harry Hill’s Fruit Fancies, Paul O’Grady Show, Saturday Night Live) which premiered at this year’s Guernsey Comedy Festival.