Amy is an accomplished stand-up, comedy writer and actress. As well as being a London circuit regular Amy was co-host of the legendary late night show SPANK In Edinburgh. She has also worked as a comedy writer for radio 4, ITV2 and Channel 4 as well as popping up in little acting bits and bobs in everything from prime time BBC1 productions to short films, most recently for Vice magazine in the much lauded Fuck It directed by the award winning Destiny Ekaragha.She is currently touring her smash hit Edinburgh show, SMASHCAT, and continues to gig internationally everywhere from New York to Newport and beyond.
“A comedian at the height of her powers”
★★★★★ – Comedy Corner
“laugh-out-loud funny from beginning to end. Howerska has oodles of charisma”
★★★★ – (4.2) Bouquets & Brickbats
Engaging performance and smart jokes from this EXPLOSIVE young act. See her now before she is huge
★★★★ – Fringe Explosion
“rambunctious and raunchy”
★★★★ – The Reviews hub
Fern is a comedian from Edinburgh and has been performing stand up since 2010. In 2013 she quit her day job working with male ex convicts after Stewart Lee plucked her from obscurity and put her on The Alternative Comedy Experience (Comedy Central). Since then
she has performed stand up on a number of TV shows including 8 out of 10 Cats (Channel 4), Seann Walsh’s Late Night Comedy Spectacular (BBC3), Russell Howard’s Stand Up Central (Comedy Central) and The One Show (BBC1).
Now based in London, she has had two sold out shows at the Fringe. Recently US producers Comedy Dynamics acquired the rights to her most recent Fringe show and she is preparing to record a stand up special of “Male Comedienne” with them.
“An astounding hour” ★★★★★ – The List
“Quick witted acerbic stand up” ★★★★★ – The Skinny
“Solid gold material on top of a beautifully brutal turn of phrase” ★★★★ – Fest
“Top five young comedians to watch” The Telegraph ”Appealingly acidic… a great comic sensibility with moments of sparkling verve” – The Guardian
2008 saw Wendy in America on NBC’s Last Comic Standing and was also the year she did her first one-woman show at The Edinburgh Festival: Things I Didn’t Know. Her charisma and wit ensured packed houses. After the success of that she returned with three further solo shows culminating with this year’s knock out show, Hotel California. She has performed in all the major UK clubs such as Just the Tonic, The Glee Club, The Comedy Store, The Stand, and Laughter House in Dublin. In 2012 she was invited to the New York Comedy Festival and charmed audiences there too. She currently performs as part of The Cutting Edge at The Comedy Store in London and has written and starred in her own sitcom for BBC Scotland – Half My Age Plus Seven.