"...huge stage presence, commanding the room from the moment she steps on stage." - Three Weeks
"...it is clear we are in for a high-energy, entertaining performance.....she is hilarious, thought-provoking and a joy to watch....during the show, it becomes clear that wonderful comedic writing is not the only treat in store...." - The List
"True comedy genius" - GQ Magazine
Edinburgh Festivals Magazine
Edinburgh Fringe Review
TV Bomb Edinburgh
Edinburgh Evening News
EDINBURGH FESTIVALS MAGAZINE
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"Abi Roberts presents her incredible stand-up show, Anglichanka (the Russian word for Englishwoman) with unstoppable charisma, dominating the stage.
With true talent, Roberts merges her tales with her boisterous, laugh-out-loud humour that never once fails to gain laughs from the audience.... one-of-a-kind stand-up."
Edinburgh Fringe Review
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"...it is clear we are in for a high-energy, entertaining performance.....she is hilarious, thought-provoking and a joy to watch....during the show, it becomes clear that wonderful comedic writing is not the only treat in store.... She also demonstrates how comedy can be used to great effect Robertss biting commentary is so subtly embedded in her script that it is never forced, but none the less challenging....intelligent, self-effacing and deeply personal comedy: absolutely not to be missed."
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"...huge stage presence, commanding the room from the moment she steps on stage. A wonderful blend of funny stories and audience interaction...A fantastic storyteller who has led a fascinating life, youll leave Roberts risqu comedy having not only laughed, but also gained insight. Definitely a show for those looking for a scoop of wanderlust to go with their stand-up."
Abi Roberts has been dubbed by critics as "Brilliant, funny and charming. True genius" - James Mullinger, Comedy Editor, GQ Magazine; "Very funny, rapid-fire, infectious humour...unstoppable and triumphant takes down target after target (New Statesman); "Raucous" (Dominic Cavendish, Daily Telegraph); as "Fast-paced, high-octane comedy with brilliant routines...entertaining throughout and leaves everybody wanting more" - Gigglebeats.co.uk; "...a master impersonator" (Edinburghs Three Weeks) and by UK Comedy website Chortle as "a consummate entertainer".
Abi was a Finalist in the prestigious Harrogate Comedy Festival 2012 Comedian of the Year, a Finalist in the Comedy Store's Costa Light competition in 2011 and she is a previous winner of the Bristol Old Vic Theatre School's sought-after Peter Ackermann Comedy Award - an award for outstanding comedy performances, awarded annually by Bristol Old Vic Theatre School.
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