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Joanne Lau

"…this relative newcomer repeatedly proves herself a strong writer, with some rock-solid gags …" – Chortle

“Charming...grown as a performer with every show."- TimeOut

Joanne Lau is a Chinese-Canadian stand-up comedian now based in the UK. She was 1st runner-up in the Funny Women competition in 2007 and came 3rd in So You Think You’re Funny the same year. She's been the winner of various new act competitions and was named in Time Out’s Best London Comedy of 2007 article. She has since gone on to appear in BBC3’s Most Annoying People 2008, and in 2010 was a writer & star of the BBC3 comedy pilot, Laughtershock.

Joanne has been regularly gigging around London and the UK at various venues including The Comedy Store, Comedy Café, Downstairs at the King's Head, & on Canada Day 2009, performed to a crowd of thousands at London’s Trafalgar Square.

Competitions:
3rd So You Think You're Funny 2007
2nd Nivea Funny Women Awards 2007
Finalist Amused Moose Laugh Off 2007
Finalist Laughing Horse New Act of the Year 2007
Winner Laughing Horse big Big BIG New Act Competition 2007
1st Runner-Up Comedy Store King Gong Feb-2007
Winner Lion's Den Gong Show Sep-2007
Winner Comedy Café New Acts Night Sep-2007
Winner Up the Arts Dead Elvis New Talent Award Jan-2007

Festivals:
Edinburgh Fringe 2007- Mixt Nutz (sketch)
Edinburgh Fringe 2007- Amused Moose Hot Starlets (stand-up)
Edinburgh Fringe 2010- Twins (stand-up)
Edinburgh Fringe 2010- Late Night Talky Talk (sketch/talk show)

TV:
Most Annoying People 2008 (BBC3) 2008
Laughtershock (Brown Eyed Boy & BBC3) 2010

Writing:
Laughtershock (Brown Eyed Boy & BBC3) 2010
"…subverted the idea of the submissive oriental with a sharp, sassy set…" - Evening Standard

"…she was my favourite of the event…" - Amused Moose Hot Starlets review, The Groggy Squirrel