Cariad Lloyd is an actor, improviser, comedian and writer.
She made her own pilot for BBC 3 – The Cariad Show & has also appeared in Peep Show, Have I Got News For You, Qi, 8 out of 10 Cats does Countdown, Give Out Girls, Crims, Cardinal Burns, DNN, Siblings, Badults, Crackanory, Toast of London, Murder in Successville & Inside No.9.
For BBC Radio 4, she has featured in The Now Show, The Cariad Radio Show, Newsjack, The Guns of Adam Riches, The Museum of Curiosity, The News Quiz, Small Scenes and Sony award-winning Here Be Dragons. As well as hosting the Comedy of the Week podcast.
She is the creator and host of GriefCast, a podcast where comedians talk about death. Guests include Adam Buxton, Sara Pascoe and David Baddiel. It’s recently been featured in The Times and The Guardian. You can follow on twitter @thegriefcast and subscribe on iTunes or listen on Acast.
She was nominated 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 performs on the comedy circuit with her silly characters .
She has been improvising for ten years and is one of the creators of Austentatious: The Improvised Jane Austen Novel, who have had five sell-out Edinburgh Festivals, won best sketch/improv act at the Chortle awards and are currently touring the UK and will be appearing at the Piccadilly Theatre in the West End from December 2017. She also performs in two-prov show Cariad&Paul: A Two Player Improvised Adventure. And has also guested with the Comedy Store Players, Baby Wants Candy & Showstopper!
She teaches improv & has performed in Canada, Europe and at The UCB and The PIT in New York & UCBLA.
You can follow her on twitter @ladycariad.
If you’d like to get in contact with Cariad, to book her or to give her French lessons. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or you can view her Spotlight page. For voice over work please contact Sue Terry here.
Or watch my pilot for BBC3…