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"Best jokes of the fringe at the edinburgh festival 2017" 


Photography by Holly Revell

Lorna Shaw is a comedian, writer, actor and improviser.

As a solo performer, her TV and Radio credits include 'Plebs' ITV2, 'The Midnight Beast', E4, BBC Comedy Feeds 'Life Guru' and 'Newsjack' on BBC Radio 4 amongst others. 

Lorna was a finalist in the Funny Women Awards 2012 and has performed sell-out shows to critical acclaim at the Edinburgh fringe with duo That Pair who's 2013 show transferred to the Soho Theatre in 2014.



As a solo act Lorna made her debut at the Edinburgh Fringe 2017 and was featured in Best Jokes of the Fringe at the Edinburgh Festival (Evening Standard) and she performed the workings of her new stand-up show at the Edinburgh Festival 2018. 

She can be seen performing stand-up and musical comedy all over London and beyond, as well as appearing as her alter-ego Ava Rage at comedy and cabaret nights. She is part of the leading improv school, The Free Association, performing regularly on their in-house teams, Night Bus and the Ladies of FA County. 

"Some of the sharpest, most imaginative new writing you'll find anywhere on the sketch scene"
"Lorna is an exceptional talent who is going places."

 -guardian guide


Lorna was shortlisted for the Funny Women writing award 2017 and is continuing to develop this script and others.

Lorna is currently working on a brand new stand-up show for Edinburgh 2019.  Check out when Lorna is performing here.

"Strong simple melodies and Shaw's guitar playing and vocal ability makes for an album of pop hits"

 -broadway baby