Cariad Lloyd is an actor, comedian, writer and improviser.
She performed her second solo show, The Freewheelin’ Cariad Lloyd to critical acclaim at last year’s 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 also won the Edtwinge award for most positively tweeted about show during the Fringe.
She has appeared in a variety of BBC 3 online sketches, award winning E4 sketch show Cardinal Burns, Cbeebies’s FIT, and in Radio 4 shows, Newsjack, My First Planet, The Guns of Adam Riches and The Now Show. She has just finished filming a web pilot for BBC 3, ‘The Cariad Show’.
She performs on the comedy circuit with her silly characters and is also a member of Austentatious: The Improvised Jane Austen Novel, who stormed the Edinburgh Festival in 2012, and have just been Chortle nominated for best sketch act. She also performs weekly with veteran impro troupe Grand Theft Impro.
She teaches improv at The Actors Centre and for David Shore’s Level 1 & Level 2 classes. And she has performed improv in Canada, Europe and at The UCB and The PIT in New York.
You can follow her on twitter @ladycariad.