A comedy variety show where you step through the curtain of glamour to a world of deranged showbiz.
Holly Burn is the host who takes the 1970s variety night and reimagines it for millennials – she brings her distinctive characters to VAULT Festival in an evening of wild, interactive, stupidity. Tipped by Harry Hill, Eddie Izzard, Stewart Lee, Milton Jones, James Acaster…
Star of ITV’s Bad Bridesmaid and as Victoria Beckham in a corner shop Vogue 73 Questions viral hit.
Fearless, bold and insightful, comedian Holly draws on her imagination in a way that produces a comedy rarely seen or experienced elsewhere. She takes recognisable people we know and understand, heighten theirs traits and flaws to create precise, relatable characters and big laughs.
After seven hit one woman shows at The Edinburgh festival she is highly experienced in writing, creating and performing, and has very much honed her own unique style. Critically successful with a growing following – her star is rising. She’s touted everywhere as a ‘one to watch’ with endorsements from Harry Hill, Eddie Izzard, Stewart Lee, James Acaster, Arthur Smith and Milton Jones.
“Hilarious. Burn is an irresistible performer… her writing is strong, packed with deliciously surreal details…” – Alice Jones, THE INDEPENDENT
“Blessed with funny bones” “Burn is so adorable that both the men and the women in the audience fall in love with her. A natural with physical comedy… and her writing reveals some absolute gems.” CHORTLE
“Hilarious. Holly Burn is an extraordinary, fresh, strange new talent. Definitely one to watch.” – Kate Copstick, THE SCOTSMAN
Holly trained as an actor after studying English at Kings College and went on to study with the esteemed Philippe Gaulier. She garnered acclaim for her portrayal of nightmare bridesmaid Jemma in ITV’s hit Bad Bridesmaid and gained international press attention with her viral internet hit: Victoria Beckham’s Vogue 73 Questions Spoof.
"Like a holiday camp run by clowns and deviants... there's plenty of fun to be had"
★★★★★ "Blessed with funny bones plus a charisma"
"Hilarious. Part vamp, part clown, part psycho and part hostess with the moistest... Holly Burn is an extraordinary, fresh, strange new talent. Definitely one to watch."
“A proper mad comedian”
“Hilarious ... an irresistible performer"
★★★★ 'Burn is so adorable that both the men and the women in the audience fall in love with her. A natural with physical comedy... her writing reveals some absolute gems'