Cariad Lloyd is an actor, comedian, writer and improviser.
She 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. She was nominated in 2011 for Best Newcomer at the Fosters Edinburgh Comedy Awards for her debut solo show, Lady Cariad’s Characters.
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, 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 two sell-out Edinburgh Festivals, were Chortle nominated for best sketch act, & in 2014 will tour the UK. She also performs with veteran impro troupe Grand Theft Impro and 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.