Maddy Anholt is a comedy actress and scriptwriter who recently appeared in Sunny D (BBC3/2), The Story of Miranda Hart” (Channel 5) and recently recorded her own BBC Radio 4 pilot, No Smoke which will TX in the autumn of 2017. She can regularly be seen as a panelist on SamDelaney’s News Thing and performed her one woman show Herselves on the prestgious Cabaret stage at Latitude Festival this summer before returning to the Edinburgh Fringe.
Most recently, Maddy partnered with MoneyBox to create exclusive content and her viral Shazza Vs The Banker is currently at 3.5 million views on YouTube. She has also launched her own production company, MadMaddy Productions, which has begun to produce original content with a repertoire of other comedians including Alexis Dubus, Tiffany Stevenson and Funmbi Omatayo.
Trained at ALRA (The Academy of Live and Recorded Arts), Maddy found her feet working as a character comedy actress on her first self-penned show at The Canal Cafe Theatre. In 2015 she took her first one-woman show, Diary of a Dating Addict up to the Edinburgh Fringe Festival where she received 5 star reviews and sold out her run before it transferred to the Soho Theatre in March 2016. Last summer she performed her critically acclaimed one-woman comedy, Rent Girl, co-written and directed by Hardeep Singh Kohli at the Gilded Balloon.
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