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 also won the Edtwinge award for most positively tweeted about show during the Fringe.
She has filmed a web pilot for BBC 3, The Cariad Show available now on iPlayer and can soon be seen in Sky Living’s new sitcom Give Out Girls. For Radio 4, she has featured in Newsjack, My First Planet, The Guns of Adam Riches and The Now Show. And she has appeared in award winning E4 sketch show Cardinal Burns, CBBC’s DNN and Fit and a variety of BBC 3 online sketches.
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, and were Chortle nominated for best sketch act. She also performs with veteran impro troupe Grand Theft Impro and in two-prov show Cariad&Paul: A two player improvised adventure.
She teaches improv 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.