It’s been a fast rise for multi-award winning stand-up Heidi Regan. With over a decade of writing experience, Heidi began performing stand-up in 2015 and has been wowing industry and audiences alike with her intelligent, silly, surreal and philosophical brand of comedy ever since. Winner of the prestigious 2016 So You Think You’re Funny competition (previous winners include; Dylan Moran, Lee Mack and Peter Kay), was a regional finalist in the 2016 Funny Women Awards and most recently, took home the crown at the prestigious 2017 BBC New Comedy Awards (other winners include; Alan Carr, Nina Conti and Rhod Gilbert). Heidi has gigged at festivals in Montreal, Norway and the famous Edinburgh Fringe and regularly performs at a host of the UK’s most sought after clubs including; The Glee Clubs, Brighton Komedia and London’s famous and award winning, Angel Comedy.
As a writer Heidi has won a plethora of awards including the Australian Writers’ Guild Award for the Best Unproduced Feature Film Script and has material in various formats including film, sketch, sitcom and literature.
Currently Heidi has a number of writing and television projects in development as well as preparing for her eagerly awaited return to the Edinburgh Fringe Festival next August. Watch. This. Space.
AWARDS FOR STAND UP:
BBC New Comedy Award: Winner 2017
So You Think You’re Funny: Winner 2016
Funny Women Awards: Regional Finalist 2016
Leicester Square New Comedian: Semi Finalist 2016
Stand Up Comedy Virgins Max Turner Prize: Finalist 2016
CREDITS & AWARDS FOR WRITING:
‘Kinne’ sketch show: Sketch writer. 2014/15
Page International Screenwriting Awards: Quarter finalist 2013
Sky Funny Women Comedy Writing Awards: Honourable mention 2011
BBC Radio 4/ BBC Northern Ireland: Afternoon Reading: Writer 2010
Australian Writers’ Guild Awards: Winner of Monte Miller Award (Best Unproduced Feature Film Script) 2010
NSW Film and Television Office, New Feature Film Writers Scheme: Winner 2006
‘Comedy Inc- The Late Shift’: Sketch writer 2006
WNYE New York Radio Play Competition: Winner.
Australian Writers Guild Northern Rivers Program: Winner 2004
Newcastle Short Film Awards: Winner – Best Script and Best Director 2002
“Confidence in her writing that was not misplaced…” – Steve Bennett, Chortle.
“It felt so original and unlike anything else we had heard before… hugely confident performance.” – Sioned Wiliam, Commissioning Editor for Comedy for BBC Radio 4
“a fantastically confident set that took us to a very very weird place. I liked the narrative of it” – Hugh Dennis.
“Regan has a stand-up style of her own…. a playful, slow-burn, distinctive routine” – Bruce Dessau, Beyondthejoke.
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