Charmian Hughes will be performing her new comedy show, Charmageddon! at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival 2012. This year has been an exciting one for Charmian as she returned to comedy with a bang by winning a place in the final of Dave's Silver Comedy Award in the Leicester Comedy Festival. Charmian is previewing her Edinburgh comedy show at various venues in and around London throughout July, and will be delighted to welcome both tourists and the sported out! See GIGS and PREVIEWS for details.
Charmian has beamed her comedy to lots of different audiences- at the House of Commons entertaining cabinet ministers and MP's, HMP Wormwood Scrubs performing to Lifers, and comedy clubs like Up the Creek (Greenwich), Balham Banana, Birmingham's Glee Club, Hampstead Comedy Club, Bristol's Jesters and The Bearcat Club.
Charmian is a regular compere at Downstairs at the Kings Head and ED Comedy at the Hob and has been the theatre M.C. for the last five Glastonbury Festivals.
Charmian's other festival credits include the Dublin International Comedy Festival, Brighton Fringe Festival, the Edinburgh Festival, the Hay Festival, the Dulwich Festival, the Guernsey Speedboat Festival, Dumfries and Galloway festival and Ireland's Flatlake Literary festival.
Charmian is a regular contributor to new material nights The Fortnight Club and New Material at the Hob and is an experienced improviser. Charmian has led comedy workshops leading to student performances at Jacksons Lane Theatre, the Milton Keynes Comedy Festival, Highgate School Arts Week and has been a guest lecturer for Middlesex University's Comedy Course.
Charmian is also one of the "Pull the Other One" team players, who host the popular bi-monthly South East London Comedy and variety extravaganza "Pull the Other One".
'Clown Princess Charmian Hughes lit up the proceedings like a Christmas tree' -On Magazine
'A risqué firecracker...bold, brassy, pixie-like and very funny' -Bridport and Lyme Regis News.
'Brilliant! A comedian to take home to meet your mother, particularly if she's been annoying you.'
-What's On In London
'Charming ribaldry' -The Guardian
'Obviously talented' -The Telegraph