Angie launched her career at the Edinburgh Festival in 2000, when she was voted runner-up in the BBC New Comedy Awards. She has since become a very skilled performer and achieved critical acclaim.
Angie’s festival credits include Leicester Comedy Festival, Belfast Comedy Festival, London Respect Festival, Latitude Festival and Edinburgh Festival (Big Value Show). She’s also performed in Amsterdam and Berlin as part of the OTK Road Show and at the Annual Funny Women Gala in March, to celebrate International Women’s Day.
In May 2005 Angie made history by being the first female comedienne (of any nationality) to perform stand-up in Russia, (with a translator…it’s a long story).
Angie’s many radio and TV appearances include Woman’s Hour (BBC Radio 4), Jeremy Vine Show (BBC Radio 2), LBC, regular on appearances on BBC London and Richard & Judy (Ch4), The World Stands Up (Paramount Comedy), BBC New Comedy Awards, Brain Candy and BBC Stars of Tomorrow.
She has made appearances on Richard & Judy (Ch4) discussing subjects as diverse as the Modern-Day Mother-In-Law Joke, 1930′s Advice for Young Brides and the ‘Good Idea a Day’ Website. She was a regular contributor to the Vanessa Feltz Show (BBC London) and has appeared on The Jeremy Vine Show (BBC Radio 2) RI:SE (Ch4) and the LBC Weekend Breakfast Show. She also appeared on and wrote material for the Topical News Quiz ‘Pilau Talk’ for Anglia Television.
‘Always enjoyable…Angie McEvoy deserves her own TV show…….My favourite new comedian by Miles.’ Time Out Magazine
‘Angie McEvoy’s laid-back delivery hides a wicked incisiveness that can catch you off guard – as indeed it’s meant to.’ Theatre Guide London
‘Her conversational delivery is a treat but the chatty tone conceals some surprisingly cutting routines’. The Guardian
‘First impressions can be deceptive, and her sweet smile conceals a wonderfully cynical view of the world’. Chortle
‘Any lip from the audience was out-witted by this rising star’. Belfast News
‘Incisive wickedness’ The Stage
‘Charmingly whimsical’ Daily Mirror