About Angela Barnes

After a career in health and social care, Angela Barnes decided to realise a long held ambition and give comedy a go. Within a couple of years she had won the 2011 BBC New Comedy Award and became a finalist at the 2011 Latitude Festival New Act of the Year competition. Since 2011, Angela, and her witty world view, has been catapulted onto numerous radio and television shows including appearances ...

After a career in health and social care, Angela Barnes decided to realise a long held ambition and give comedy a go. Within a couple of years she had won the 2011 BBC New Comedy Award and became a finalist at the 2011 Latitude Festival New Act of the Year competition. Since 2011, Angela, and her witty world view, has been catapulted onto numerous radio and television shows including appearances on Channel 4’s Stand Up For The Week as a weekly regular, on BBC3’s Russell Howard’s Good News, Russell Kane’s Whistle Stop Tour (BBC Radio 2), and BBC Radio 4’s The Now Show. The 2011 BBC New Comedy Award winner will be performing her solo debut show daily at the Pleasance Cellar from 30th July – 24th August at 6pm. Twitter: @angela_barnesy