Comedian and Sitcom Trials finalist Ashley Storrie is best known for her Harry Potter parody #tanyapotter, which was picked up by the national press and Lad Bible over Halloween and is currently at over 22 million views. She also wrote and starred in the Winter is Coming viral for BBC Scotland through their Short Stuff strand and is a regular guest panelist on BBC Radio Scotland’s Breaking The News. In 2017 she will guest on Fred MacAulay Live At The Edinburgh Stand (BBC Radio 4) and be heard in BBC Radio Scotland’s sitcom Jailmates. Ashley can also be seen in new web series The Graduettes and continues to co-produce and co-host the Podcast Awards nominated “Janey Godley’s Podcast” with her mother, comedian Janey Godley, which has tens of thousands of listeners.
Ashley’s first acting part was aged three playing “the wee girl in the metal tea urn” in short film Alabama, then at five, she was cast in an advert for Fairy Liquid soap powder, directed by Ken Loach, and aged 10 had the lead role in the independent movie Wednesday’s Child.
Ashley wrote and performed in her first comedy pilot, Cat’s Crime, a comedy about a mother and daughter crime solving duo for BBC Radio Scotland in 2010. In 2014 she wrote and performed in ‘Conundrums My Dad Says’ a radio comedy about a Man with Asperger’s and his over wraught son. That same year Ashley wrote and performed in four comedy shorts for BBC Radio Scotland all focusing on the animal kingdom, http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p01sns0
In September of 2015 Ashley was asked to step in as a guest host on the late night Radio show “The Music Match” a three hour music and chat show for BBC Radio Scotland, and continues guest presenting after her episodes garnered the most online engagement of the series, with celebrity fans including William Shatner.
BEST SCOTTISH PERFORMANCE 2017 – THE SCOTTISH SUN
“Ashley Storrie’s forthrightness is a tonic and should be mandatory viewing. Make sure you arrive early to gain an extra 15 minutes of material as this funny firecracker welcomes in the crowd.” ★★★★ The List
“Funnier and more engaging than most Fringe comedians charging top dollar” ★★★★ The Sunday Mail
“I’d love to see more filth from Storrie…Storrie has something a little different to her contemporaries” ★★★★ Broadway Baby
“From the off she is in command of her room and launches into her set packed with anecdotal tales, often self-deprecating, but each one packed with laugh out loud moments. You are never short of a laugh during her set.” ★★★★ One4Review.com
“A wonderfully funny hour…definitely one to brave the queues for” ★★★★ The Wee Review