Lou Sanders

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Lou Sanders
NationalityBritish
WebsiteLou Sanders

Lou Sanders is a British writer, stand-up comedian and actress.[1]

Television[edit]

Her television appearances include

Sanders wrote and starred in the 14-minute film Elderflower.[4][5]

On the 18th February 2019, Sanders was confirmed as a contestant on series 8 of Taskmaster.[6]

Radio[edit]

Writing[edit]

Sanders has written for television programmes including Stand Up for the Week and 8 Out of 10 Cats and for acts including Miranda Hart.

Edinburgh Fringe Festival[edit]

  • 2011 How To Be Awesome: An Introduction[9]
  • 2012 And Now for a Nice Evening with Wallan[10][11]
  • 2014 Lou Sanders in Another Great Show Again (2014)[12][13]
  • 2015 Excuse me You’re Sitting on my Penis Again (2015)[14]
  • 2016 What’s That Lady Doing?[4]
  • 2018 Shame Pig[15]

Podcasts[edit]

Sanders co-hosts the improvised comedy podcast "Why is your Bottom so Dirty?" with Luke McQueen, as angel-loving Clare Cares.[16]

She has appeared on other podcasts including

Awards[edit]

Sanders was the joint winner of the Comedians' Choice Award for Best Show at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe in 2018 for Shame Pig.[2][20]

Personal life[edit]

In 2017 Sanders wrote for the Guardian about her relationship with alcohol and her decision to stop drinking.[21]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "An Interview with Lou Sanders - Broken Nose Media". Broken Nose Media. 2015-02-24. Retrieved 2017-03-04.
  2. ^ a b Davies, Ashley (21 September 2018). "Comedian Lou Sanders on playing her shame for laughs". Metro. Retrieved 15 March 2019.
  3. ^ "Alan Davies: As Yet Untitled". Radio Times. Retrieved 15 March 2019.
  4. ^ a b Paskett, Zoe (10 April 2017). "Lou Sanders: 'I'd like to be described as a Bobby Dazzler more'". Ham and High. Retrieved 15 March 2019.
  5. ^ "A blossoming romance..." Chortle. 5 May 2018. Retrieved 15 March 2019.
  6. ^ Sanusi, Victoria (21 February 2019). "Taskmaster series 8 cast: full contestants line-up with Joe Thomas, Sian Gibson and Iain Stirling". i News. Retrieved 15 March 2019.
  7. ^ "The Richard Herring Show". FUBAR Radio. 2014-08-02. Retrieved 2017-06-19.
  8. ^ "The Unbelievable Truth". Radio Times. Retrieved 15 March 2019.
  9. ^ Guide, British Comedy. "Lou Sanders interview - 2011 Edinburgh Fringe - British Comedy Guide". British Comedy Guide. Retrieved 2017-03-04.
  10. ^ "Lou Sanders: And Now for a Nice Evening with Wallan, Pleasance". The Independent. 2012-08-23. Retrieved 2017-03-04.
  11. ^ Barnett, Laura (14 August 2012). "Edinbugh Festival 2012: My Edinburgh: Richard Herring". The Telegraph. Retrieved 15 March 2019.
  12. ^ Solutions, Powder Blue Internet Business. "Lou Sanders in Another Great Show Again's description : Chortle : The UK Comedy Guide". www.chortle.co.uk. Retrieved 2017-03-04.
  13. ^ Jones, Alice (16 August 2014). "Festival's funniest: 60 best Edinburgh Fringe one-liners". The Independent. Retrieved 15 March 2019.
  14. ^ Bouquetsandbrickbatsreviews (2015-08-18). "Lou Sanders: Excuse Me, You're Sitting On My Penis Again". Bouquets & Brickbats. Retrieved 2017-03-04.
  15. ^ Logan, Brian (30 September 2018). "Lou Sanders: Shame Pig review – lurid gags from the comedians' comedian". The Guardian. Retrieved 15 March 2019.
  16. ^ "Warning: These are not real doctors". Chortle. 10 November 2018. Retrieved 15 March 2019.
  17. ^ acast (2018-02-13). "04 - Susie Dent & Lou Sanders | The Horne Section Podcast on acast". acast. Retrieved 2019-02-11.
  18. ^ British Comedy Guide - Podcasts
  19. ^ British Comedy Guide - Podcasts
  20. ^ "Comedians' Choice Awards". British Comedy Guide. Retrieved 16 March 2019.
  21. ^ The Guardian - A Moment That Changed Me

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