Emma Knyckare

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Emma Knyckare
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Born Emma Andersson
(1987-07-14) 14 July 1987 (age 30)
Rolfstorp, Sweden
Other names Emma Knyckare
Occupation Comedian, radio host

Emma Margareta Knyckare, née "Emma Andersson" (born 14 July 1987) is a Swedish comedian and radio presenter.[1] Knyckare has hosted the radio shows Morgonpasset, Tankesmedjan and in 2014 will begin hosting her own radio show Knyckare i P3. She was also one of the hosts for the radio and television charity show Musikhjälpen in December 2013.

Career[edit]

Knyckare was born in the village of Rolfstorp in Halland.[2] Knyckare has worked on several Sveriges Radio P3 shows such as Morgonpasset and Tankesmedjan.[3] She is one of the main hosts of the show Tankesmedjan and co-host of Morgonpasset.[4] In 2013 Knyckare was locked inside a glass house in Gothenburg for an entire week along with Sarah Dawn Finer and Kodjo Akolor to host the radio and television aid charity show Musikhjälpen (Music Aid) which was broadcast on P3 and on SVT and SVT Play.[5][6]

Knyckare has hosted Morgonpasset during the summer (June to August) for three years in a row.[7] In December Knyckare hosted a comedy show on the Sagateatern (The Saga Theatre) along with comedian Simon Svensson.[8]

After her work at Musikhjälpen, it was revealed that she would get her own radio show on Sveriges Radio P3 called Knyckare i P3 that will be broadcast five days a week starting 4 January 2014. She subsequently announced she would be leaving her job at P3 hosting Tankesmedjan.[9]

Knyckare has also taken part in the comedy television show Telefonpiraterna (The Telephone Pirates) on Kanal5 and in Extra! Extra! on TV3.[10] She also works as a stand-up comedian at clubs such as Raw Comedy Club, Bajsnödigt and Oslipat,[11] participates in the podcast Åtties Mutant Ninja Komiker! along with Johannes Finnlaugsson, Nils Lind and Filip Andersson,[11] and writes a column for the magazine ETC Göteborg.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Emma Knyckare - Musikhjälpen 2013 | Sveriges Radio". Sverigesradio.se. 2013-12-15. Retrieved 2014-02-04. 
  2. ^ "Rolfstorp slåss mot Vallentuna i Musikhjälpen - Varberg" (in Swedish). www.hn.se. 2013-12-11. Retrieved 2014-02-04. 
  3. ^ a b "Tar ledigt resten av året | ETC Göteborg - Lokaltidningen för och om Göteborg". Goteborg.etc.se. Archived from the original on 27 December 2013. Retrieved 2014-02-04. 
  4. ^ "Emmas sommarplåga – Morgonpasset i P3". Sveriges Radio. Retrieved 25 December 2013. 
  5. ^ Sara Leverin (11 December 2013). "Rolfstorp slåss mot Vallentuna i Musikhjälpen – Varberg". Hallands Nyheter (in Swedish). Retrieved 25 December 2013. 
  6. ^ "28 miljoner kronor till Musikhjälpen". Norrbottens-Kuriren (in Swedish). 16 December 2013. Archived from the original on 3 February 2014. 
  7. ^ "Emma Knyckare tar över Morgonpasset i P3 – Pressinformation". Sveriges Radio. 10 June 2013. Retrieved 25 December 2013. 
  8. ^ "Ensam Knyckare utan tillräcklig spets". Borås Tidning (in Swedish). Retrieved 25 December 2013. 
  9. ^ "Emma Knyckare får eget P3-program – Kultur & Nöjen". Sydsvenskan. 18 December 2013. Retrieved 25 December 2013. 
  10. ^ "Emma Knyckare – Musikhjälpen 2013". Sveriges Radio. 15 December 2013. Retrieved 25 December 2013. 
  11. ^ a b Kulturcentralen: Oslipat presenterar: Åtties Mutant Ninja Komiker (in Swedish)