Ruth E Cockburn
Ruth has been writing comedy sketches and plays since she graduated in 2005 from Manchester Metropolitan University School of Theatre, where she studied acting.
Her comedy plays have been performed in numerous festivals including Sydney's 'Short & Sweet' Festival, Lost Theatre companies One Act Festival, Buxton Fringe and Edinburgh Fringe.
Her play 'Saturday Boy' was also nominated for Best new writing in Buxtons' Fringe 2008.
She began performing Stand up comedy in May 2008. In her first year she was a 'Funny Women' Semi Finalist, 'So you think you're funny' Semi Finalist, and came third in Mirth on Monday's new act Competition.
She has also proved her worth at music festivals, having performed at Kendal Calling, Y-Not and The Green Man festival.
Ruth is primarily a musical act, with well timed audience interaction and serial stories that take the audience on a nice little journey.