Olga Alfredovna Kokh
1 September 1992
|Alma mater||New York University|
Koch is the daughter of Alfred Koch, head of the State Committee for State Property Management of the Russian Federation from 1996 to 1997.
When she was 13, her family moved to the UK, settling in Surrey, where she was educated at The American School in England. She studied computer programming at New York University, and also trained at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre.
Koch's first show was in 2016, entitled Me, Me, Me. This was followed by Data Night and Good Vibes in 2017.
In 2018, she was nominated for Best Newcomer at the Edinburgh Comedy Awards for her debut hour, Fight.
A recording of her next show If / Then was released as a vinyl record on Monkey Barrel Records in November 2020.
Koch regularly appears in lineups for charity shows, most notably hosting Canned Laughter's Karaoke Roulette.
- Olga Koch [@rocknrolga] (29 August 2018). "OH MY GOD IT'S ALSO MY BIRTHDAY ON SATURDAY 🙈🙈🙈" (Tweet) – via Twitter.
- Logan, Brian (27 August 2018). "Olga Koch review – from Russia with love and oligarchs". The Guardian.
- Dessau, Bruce (6 June 2018). "Comedian Olga Koch says she feels like she's speaking for all Russians when she goes onstage". Evening Standard.
- "Olga Koch Top Secret Comedy Club Covent Garden London". Top Secret Comedy Club.
- "TOM WALKER + OLGA KOCH". www.bac.org.uk.
- "Olga Koch on Russia and stand-up comedy: The Skinny". www.theskinny.co.uk.
- Powder Blue Internet Business Solutions. "Olga Koch, comedian tour dates". www.chortle.co.uk.
- "Monkey Barrel Records". Crowdfunder UK. Retrieved 2021-05-07.
- Guide, British Comedy. "Olga Koch". British Comedy Guide.
- Mock The Week [@MockTheWeek] (30 May 2019). "Show Day! Joining Dara and Hugh this week are @TheNewsAtGlenn @AngelaBarnes @tomallencomedy @EdGambleComedy and first timer @rocknrolga tune in to #BBC2 at 10pm" (Tweet) – via Twitter.
- CANCELLED w/ Olga Koch, retrieved 2021-05-07