Cariad Lloyd is an actor, comedian, writer and improviser.
She was nominated in 2011 for Best Newcomer at the Fosters Edinburgh Comedy Awards for her debut solo show, Lady Cariad’s Characters. She then performed her second solo show, The Freewheelin’ Cariad Lloyd to critical acclaim at the 2012 Edinburgh Festival, despite featuring a character based on a moomin. In 2014 she won Three Weeks Editors award for Fringe excellence.
She filmed a pilot of her characters for BBC 3, The Cariad Show available now on iPlayer & can soon be seen in Sky Living’s new sitcom Give Out Girls and BBC3’s Crims. She has also appeared in award winning E4 sketch show Cardinal Burns, CBBC’s Bafta-nominated DNN and a variety of BBC 3 online sketches.
For Radio 4, she has featured in Newsjack, The Guns of Adam Riches S1 & S2, Here Be Dragons & The Now Show.
She performs on the comedy circuit with her silly characters and is also a member of Austentatious: The Improvised Jane Austen Novel, who have had three sell-out Edinburgh Festivals, won best sketch/improv act at the Chortle awards and are currently touring the UK. She also performs in two-prov show Cariad&Paul: A two player improvised adventure.
She also teaches improv & has performed in Canada, Europe and at The UCB and The PIT in New York.
You can follow her on twitter @ladycariad.
Or watch her showreel…