Fiona Allen has had a highly successful, sell out tour and Edinburgh run this year with her debut stand-up show ‘On The Run’. Following on from this success, the star and co-writer of Emmy and Bafta award winning TV series ‘Smack The Pony’s’ has added 13 extra dates for 2024.
The show, ‘On The Run’, follows Fiona’s warm, engaging and very funny and recent journey to the stand-up stage, her thoughts on family, marriage, sex robots, passive aggressive school Mum’s and supermarket dress codes.
Fiona left her hometown of Bury when she was a teenager for the bright lights of Manchester and became part of the Tony Wilson empire of the Hacienda Nightclub and Factory Records. When she decided to become an actor, she came to London and shortly after won two Emmy’s as the star and co-writer of the hugely influential all female Sketch show ‘Smack the Pony’.
Later, she met and married Mike, the son of the late Sir Michael Parkinson, and had 3 kids in 5 years. The last few years have been a whirlwind of work and kids, kids and work with a small bit of husband thrown in and a large dollop of a mad Cockapoo. The kids and the other two are sort of housetrained so now it’s a good time to take a breather and decide what Fiona would like to do for herself.
Fiona’s other screen credits are extensive and include Dalziel & Pascoe, Coronation Street, Poirot, Eastenders, Casualty, Shameless, In Deep, Happiness, Skins (as wife to Bill Bailey’s character), Waterloo Road, Mock The Week, Alan Partridge’s Scissored Isle, Death In Paradise and 8 Out of 10 Cats. She has also appeared in numerous films including 24 Hour Party People, Fat Slags and Gladiatress.
Thurs 16th BRISTOL – The Alma Theatre
Mon 20th – Wed 22nd LONDON – Pleasance Theatre
Thurs 23rd YORK – Monkgate
Sat 2nd MAIDENHEAD – Norden Farm
Fri 8th BANBURY – Mill Hill Arts Centre
Thurs 8th CAMBRIDGE – Junction
Wed 14th BIRMINGHAM – Glee Club
Sat 24th STOCKTON – Manford’s Comedy Club
Sun 25th LEEDS – Wardrobe
Tues 27th EDINBURGH – Monkey Barrell
Wed 28th ABERDEEN – Breakneck Comedy
Thurs 29th FALKIRK – Grangemouth Town Hall
Sun 3rd NEWCASTLE – The Stand
Thurs 7th BRIGHTON – The Forge
Thurs 14th GLASGOW – Oran Mor
Thurs 21st NORWICH – Arts Centre
Fri 22nd COLCHESTER – Arts Centre
Thurs 28th READING – South Street