‘”Impeccable comic timing… Broadbent’s unique style fuses exquisitely crafted lyrics with precise observational comedy… Think somewhere between Bridget Jones and Victoria Wood and you’ll be close to grasping Broadbent’s undeniable appeal. ” – ★★★★ The Stage
Tamar Broadbent is a comedian, writer, singer, actor and award-winning songwriter.
Best known for her funny, catchy story songs about single life in your twenties, Tamar has toured her solo musical comedy shows around the UK, including the Edinburgh festival, and internationally to Europe and Australia. She was nominated for Best Comedy Show at Perth Fringeworld 2017 with her new show Get Ugly, which is on at the Underbelly, Edinburgh Fringe, this August.
As heard on BBC Radio 4’s Fresh From The Fringe
WINNER Stiles & Drewe Best New Song Award
FINALIST Amused Moose Laugh Off
FINALIST Funny Women Awards
Tamar studied English at Bristol University and went on to train at the Central School of Speech and Drama.
In 2014, she won the Stiles & Drewe Best New Song Award, the most prestigious competition in the UK for new musical theatre songwriters. She has co-written the play Split with Emma Pritchard, which enjoyed a successful run at the Brighton Fringe and in London. She has also worked as a director and writer on musical comedy projects at LAMDA and Mountview Theatre Schools.
A big fan of Tina Fey and Holly Mandel, Tamar began improvising in 2015 and is now a member of long-form, UCB-style improvised comedy house team My Brother, Jose at the popular Free Association in London.
She performs regularly on the UK comedy circuit, at venues such as The Boat Show, Glee, Screaming Blue Murder, Off the Rails, Prague Comedy Festival and Comedy Cow.
Quotes about Tamar:
“Talented, bright and funny. I predict a great future” – Michael Palin
”Brings the house down” – ★★★★ The Skinny
“Lightning-fast comedic strokes, side-splitting timing, and an impressive set of pipes” – ★★★★★ Broadway Baby
“Effervesvent energy and easy charm” -★★★★ Rip It Up Adelaide
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