‘Vidal juggles the profound and the irreverent rapidly alternating between the two.’ Chortle
Ava Vidal juggles motherhood with a hectic schedule of club dates and TV appearances, both as a comedian and a commentator. Critically judged as 'a face of the future', Ava performs in the UK, America, Canada and Australia, and is an occasional journalist.
Ava Vidal has become a regular presence on television since she turned heads as the BBC New Comedy Awards' only female finalist in the very first year of her career. She has appeared on Mock the Week, Michael McIntyre's Comedy Roadshow, Comedy Central's The World Stands Up, Edinburgh and Beyond and C4 reality show Kings of Comedy. Ava was the subject of the documentary From the Top, detailing her background and development as a comedian.
As a commentator, Ava has contributed to The Wright Stuff, Daybreak, ITN News and BBC World Have Your Say. She has written for The Independent and The Guardian, and has used racist abuse directed at her as fuel for her acclaimed solo stand-up show.
In a less serious vein, she has also appeared on 'a couple of Top 100 shows where people like me who have achieved nothing get to comment on more successful people that have made a few mistakes.'
'Well-structured, well written and skilfully delivered' - The Scotsman
'Effective laughs from a position not often heard... Juggles the profound and the irreverent rapidly alternating between the two.' Chortle
'Stand-up with a harsh, dark edge, a refreshing change from all the feel-good crap.' Melbourne Age
Talent Urban Sketch Team 2002-One of eight team members.
So You Think You're Funny 2003-Semi Finalist.
The Comedystore Gong Show July 2003-Winner.
BBC 3 New Comedy Awards 2003-Finalist.
Henry Bonsu Show (London Live)
The Radio 1 Roadshow (March 2003)
'Can't Get In'- MTV Dance Promo
The Crouches-BBC 1
BBC 3 New Comedy Awards Semi Final
BBC 3 New Comedy Awards Final 2003
The Sack Race (BBC 2)
The Malai Monologues (BBC3)
3 New Comedy Awards 2003.
Amused Moose Hot Starlets at the Assembly Rooms.
Ava is a face of the future and has been booked at several clubs including
both Comedystore venues (Manchester and London). She is available for
voice over, television and radio work.