Abi Roberts is a British stand-up comedian, writer and commentator.
Abi became a professional stand-up in 2012, and since then has played some of the biggest clubs across the UK, and had several sold-out shows at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe.
Abi’s most recent show, Anglichanka, about living and studying in Russia, gained her several 5 star rave reviews and the show toured the UK.
She has appeared as a guest comedian on BBC Radio 4’s Midweek, Saturday Live and BBC Radio Scotland’s The Janice Forsyth Show, and ITV’s Good Morning Britain, debating mandatory vaccine passports opposite Edwina Currie. As a writer, Abi has written for several publications including Spiked and The Times.
Abi is delighted to have a regular guest spot as ‘Woke Finder General’ on The Mark Dolan Show on Talk Radio, every Monday at 6.30pm.
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Very funny, rapid-fire, infectious humour…unstoppable and triumphant takes down target after targetNew Statesman
Roberts has huge stage presence, commanding the room from the moment she steps on stage…master impersonator and a gifted comedy performer and a fantastic storyteller who has led a fascinating life..she stands way out from the herd.Edinburgh’s Three Weeks
Ground-breaking comedy…an absolute tour de forceThe Independent
Roberts biting commentary is so subtly embedded and demonstrates how comedy can be used to great effect. I heartily recommend seeing Roberts intelligent, self-effacing and deeply personal comedy: absolutely not to be missed.Edinburgh Fringe Review Magazine
Raucous and just incredibly funnyDaily Telegraph
..an incredible stand-up ..unstoppable charisma, dominating the stage all through the hour…a true talent and a one-of-a-kind stand-upEdinburgh Festivals Magazine
Brilliant, funny and charming. True comedy genius..one of Top Ten New Stand-ups to see in 2016GQ Magazine
Roberts is packing them in (at the Voodoo Rooms)…she is truly and hysterically funny and has definitely got the comedy moves. She does it all with genuine charm and character, with big laughs. She has an imposing range of talents and her impressions are, well, impressive. She really is more than just a stand-upUK Comedy website Chortle