Tamar Broadbent and Emma Pritchard
Tamar Broadbent and Emma Pritchard are a writing and comedy duo from London. They have worked together for five years, on multiple productions in London, Edinburgh, Brighton and Adelaide Fringe. Split is their debut play.
Tamar is a comedian, actress, improviser, singer-songwriter and musician. She has performed solo comedy shows around the UK, including Edinburgh Festival, and internationally in Europe and Australia. She was nominated for Best Comedy Show at Fringeworld (AU) 2017, was a finalist in the Amused Moose and Funny Women Awards and won the Stiles & Drewe Best New Song Award. She has written two musicals, is a member of long-form improvisation team My Brother, Jose at the Free Association in London and has trained with Philipe Gaulier.
Acclaim for previous shows includes: ★★★★ ‘Impeccable comic timing’ – The Stage, “Talented, bright and funny. I predict a great future” – Michael Palin. ★★★★★ ‘Something really special’ – Female Arts ★★★★★. ‘Brings the house down’ – ★★★★ The Skinny.
Emma works full-time in the Artistic team at the Almeida Theatre. She is co-founder and co-host of Heroine Addicts podcast on iTunes, currently training in improvisation with Free Association, and writes a comedy lifestyle blog 24dilemmas.com. Acting experience includes Orchid by Michelle Payne (various) and Unwrap Your Candy (Bussey Building). Directing experience includes The Pursuit of Appiness (RADA Festival) and All By My Selfie by Tamar Broadbent (Adelaide and Edinburgh Fringe). Production experience includes Celebrity Night at Cafe Red by Lily Bevan (Trafalgar Studios), Pheasant Plucker (Underbelly, Leicester Square Theatre) and Short and Stark (Southwark Playhouse.)