Sara Pascoe

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Sara Pascoe
Born (1981-05-22) 22 May 1981 (age 33)
Medium Television and stand-up
Years active 2006–present
Website Official website

Sara Pascoe (born 22 May 1981)[1] is an English writer, stand-up comedian and actress.

Career[edit]

Pascoe has appeared in many television programmes, including Never Mind The Buzzcocks, Stand Up for the Week, The Thick of It, Mock the Week, The Increasingly Poor Decisions of Todd Margaret, Campus, Being Human and Twenty Twelve as well as all-female sketch show Girl Friday (part of Channel 4's Comedy Showcase), which she co-wrote.[2]

She began performing stand-up in 2007.[3] In August 2010, Pascoe performed her first show at Edinburgh, Sara Pascoe Vs Her Ego. The show received positive reviews.[4][5]

In 2012, Pascoe appeared on Live at the Apollo.[6] She appeared on QI in 2013 and won the episode with +28 points.[7]

In 2014, Pascoe will perform again at the Edinburgh Festival, and then will tour the UK for the first time with the show Sara Pascoe Vs History.[8]

Personal life[edit]

Pascoe grew up in Romford, London. Her father is Derek Pascoe, vocalist with 70s pop group Flintlock. Her great grandmother was the music writer Rosa Newmarch.

Pascoe is a vegan and performed at the 2012 Bristol Vegfest, an annual vegan festival, which combines stand-up comedy and live music with information regarding vegetarian and vegan lifestyles.[9]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://twitter.com/sarapascoe/status/469393024213319680
  2. ^ "Girl Friday - C4 Sketch Show - British Comedy Guide". Comedy.co.uk. Retrieved 16 December 2011. 
  3. ^ Brian Logan (7 August 2013). "Sara Pascoe: And now for Nietzsche ... | Stage". The Guardian. Retrieved 14 September 2013. 
  4. ^ Julian Hall (10 August 2010). "Sara Pascoe vs Her Ego, Pleasance Courtyard - Reviews, Comedy". The Independent. Retrieved 16 December 2011. 
  5. ^ Duska Radosavljevic (10 August 2010). "Sara Pascoe vs Her Ego - The Stage / Edinburgh 2011". Ed.thestage.co.uk. Retrieved 16 December 2011. 
  6. ^ Pascoe's performance on Live at the Apollo
  7. ^ "BBC Two - QI, Series K, Knees & Knockers". Bbc.co.uk. 21 February 2014. Retrieved 23 April 2014. 
  8. ^ "News: Sara Pascoe Announces First UK Tour". Beyond the Joke. 29 May 2014. 
  9. ^ "Comedy Hour - Bristol VegFest :: VegFest UK - The UK's biggest and best Vegetarian/Vegan Festival". Bristol VegFest. Retrieved 23 April 2014. 

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