Maddy Anholt is an Irish/Iranian actress, comedian, writer, presenter and broadcaster. She trained as an actress at ALRA and has been working professionally for ten years.
Maddy has performed five sell-out one-woman shows including, Diary of a Dating Addict at the Gilded Balloon, Edinburgh Festival Fringe and at the Soho Theatre. Her show, Herselves was nominated 'Best New Show' at the Leicester Comedy Festival, 2017. She performed it at Underbelly, Edinburgh where she was shortlisted for The Voice's 'Pick of the Fringe'.
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She co-wrote and performed in a comedy for BBC Radio 4 'No Smoke', with Hardeep Singh Kohli and she writes for Sketchtopia, BBC Radio 4. She has filmed with BBC Three, ITV, BBC One, Warner Bros, Channel 5 and Sky. Most recently she filmed a role in new BBC Three sitcom, 'Jerk' and an ITV drama.
Maddy was also a regular on Sky panel show, 'News Thing' with Sam Delaney. She was interviewed for BBC Radio 4 Extra's Comedy Cafe by Iain Lee here.
She has filmed commercial TV campaigns for Craft Gin, Argos, HomeAway and most recently was cast as the lead in an exciting new BBC campaign, details TBA.
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Maddy has amassed over 7 million views online for her sketches and has worked with Warner Bros, guests on ITV's This Morning and BBC Radio 2 and is a regular on TalkRADIO co-hosting with Eamonn Holmes and Jamie East.
Maddy has a new television series in development and her brand new live comedy hour will open for work-in-progress shows in December 2019 before it tours and finds it's home at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2020.