5 Things to Know About Award-Winning Comedian Lorna Rose Treen
Lorna Rose Treen, an award-winning comedian, writer, actor, and improviser, is gearing up for her highly anticipated Edinburgh Festival Fringe debut with her character show, Skin Pigeon. From her diverse range of characters to her notable achievements, here are 5 things you should know about this talented performer.
A Love Letter to the Ridiculous:
In Skin Pigeon, Lorna invites the audience into her whimsical world, where she showcases a variety of characters. From a Brownie Girl Guide to a Film Noir Good Girl Gone Bad, and even a Cowboy with Guns for Hands, her show promises a delightful journey into the realm of absurdity.
A Trailblazer on the Comedy Scene:
Lorna’s comedic prowess has not gone unnoticed. She recently won Chortle’s Best Newcomer Award and became the first double award winner at the Funny Women Awards. With accolades like the Stage Award and Comedy Short Award, Lorna has solidified her place as a rising star in the comedy industry.
An Impressive Creative Background:
Before diving into comedy, Lorna’s career path included journalism, true crime, and producing Women’s Hour on BBC Radio 4. Her passion for comedy led her to study theatre and clown at École Philippe Gaulier. Additionally, Lorna’s talent extends to writing for radio, stage, and online platforms, with credits on BBC Radio 4, BBC Radio 2, and BBC Radio 4 Extra.
A Multifaceted Performer:
Lorna’s talents go beyond stand-up comedy. She has appeared in TV shows such as the Emily Atack Show and voiced characters in advertisements. Lorna is also an accomplished improviser, having performed with Criminally Untrue and as an alumnus of the renowned Improver’s troupe.
A Creative Force with a Social Conscience:
Lorna’s artistic vision extends to designing as well. Recognized by the Arts Council Develop Your Creative Practice, she received a grant to develop her costume-making and designing skills with a focus on sustainability. Her show, Skin Pigeon, features stunning set and costume designs by the team behind Don’t Hug Me I’m Scared.
Lorna Rose Treen’s Edinburgh Festival Fringe debut promises to be a riotous showcase of her comedic talent. With her unique characters, impressive achievements, and multifaceted abilities, Lorna is making her mark as an exceptional performer in the comedy world. Keep an eye out for this rising star as she continues to captivate audiences with her boundless creativity and hilarious antics.