Rachel Parris is a BAFTA Nominated comedian, musician actor and improviser, best know for her viral segments on BBC2's The Mash Report.
She has appeared on Live At The Apollo, Mock The Week, QI, Would I Lie To You, Hypothetical and recently, Comedians Giving Lectures, and Harry Hill's ClubNite on channel 4, as well as a one-off archive show The Girls Guide to TV, for BBC2.
As a musical comedian, she has won critical acclaim for her solo shows which have run at the Edinburgh Fringe, the Soho Theatre London and on national tours, and has been awarded The Chortle Award for Best Variety Act, Best Musical Comedy Show (Whats On London), Best Jokes of the Fringe (Telegraph), nominated for Best Show 2016 (Funny Women) and recommended as a Pick of the Fringe by the Guardian who described it as "Beautifully crafted and performed...tears of laughter".
She is also an experienced improviser, and is a founding member of the award-winning improv comedy smash hit Austentatious, an Edinburgh Fringe sell-out show, UK Tour sell-out, with a residency in London's West End and has been broadcast on BBC Radio 4. Rachel also guests with the Comedy Store Players and Whose Line is it Anyway.
She appears regularly on BBC Radio 4, including in The Now Show, The News Quiz and I'm Sorry I Haven't a Clue and a forthcoming standup special. As an actor she has appeared in the IT Crowd Special on Channel 4, BBC2's Murder In Successville, Plebs on ITV2, Russell Howard's Good News, satirical sketch show Revolting and more recently, in There She Goes for BBC 4.
"Beautifully crafted and performed...endearingly frank and funny...tears of laughter" - Guardian
"Hilarious...brings to mind the late Victoria Wood" - Whats On London
"She has us hanging on her every word... One sometimes doubts that Britain's got talent, but Parris has it in spades." - Guardian