We are Cariad

Cariad Lloyd was nominated in 2011 for Best Newcomer at the Fosters Edinburgh Comedy Awards for her debut solo show, Lady Cariad’s Characters. She then performed her second solo show, The Freewheelin’ Cariad Lloyd to critical acclaim at the 2012 Edinburgh Festival, despite featuring a character based on a moomin. In 2014 she won Three Weeks Editors award for Fringe excellence.

She made her own pilot for BBC 3, The Cariad Show & can be seen in Comedy Central’s sitcom Give Out Girls and in BBC3’s Crims.  She has also appeared in award winning E4 sketch show Cardinal BurnsCBBC’s Bafta-nominated DNNas well as Siblings, Badults, CrackanoryToast of London & Inside No.9.

For Radio 4, she has featured in The Now Show, The Cariad Radio ShowNewsjack, The Guns of Adam Riches, and Sony award-winning Here Be Dragons.

She performs on the comedy circuit with her silly characters and is also a member of Austentatious: The Improvised Jane Austen Novelwho have had three sell-out Edinburgh Festivals, won best sketch/improv act at the Chortle awards and are currently touring the UK.  She also performs in two-prov show Cariad&Paul: A two player improvised adventure.

She also teaches improv & has performed in Canada, Europe and at The UCB and The PIT in New York & UCBLA.

You can follow her on twitter @ladycariad.

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