The Maydays is a great resource for actors; trained experienced professionals specialising in comedy and improvisation. We have TV, radio, commercial and internet credits plus years of performance in sketch, improv and stand-up comedy live on stage. Take a look at our individual performers below and get in touch to book.
She has featured in advertising campaigns for MoreThan and Barclaycard, for whom she co-wrote and shot 20 personalised songs over 5 days. As well as filming a number of music videos, in house training films and shorts, Liz is a regular character voice on post apocalyptic comedy podcast The Holiday After Tomorrow.
An experienced compere, she is the creator and host of Unplanned Cabaret, and has played many flamboyant characters for immersive theatre productions with Twisted Dreams and Beggar’s Velvet.
Liz has been improvising with The Maydays since 2010 and has toured worldwide, as well as performing regularly at Komedia and throughout the UK. She also works with Theatresports and was a special guest performer in Whirled News Tonight and The Musical Armando at iO Chicago.
Katy spent several years in satirical sketch comedy with the Treason Show and NewsRevue. She has performed in various site-specific immersive theatre shows including The Butcher of Baker Street for Forked Path and The Department of Unreliable Memoirs.
Katy performed at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe in 2013 & 2014 with her musical Who Ya Gonna Call? which received rave reviews and left standing room only. In 2014 she performed her solo theatre show I Have an Idea for a Film.
Katy improvises in the podcast Destination, is currently performing in dungeon crawling nostalgia show Knightmare Live and improvised musical Happily Never After. She has recently been making historical comedy film shorts with History Bombs.
Katy acts in TV and online ads for brands such as Giffgaff, Beechams, Barclays, 118 Money, Lidl and Nandos.
Recent Theatre: Mistress Quickly, Merry Wives (Brighton Open Air Theatre), The Lad Himself (Rialto Theatre), Elephants and Oranges (Hackney Empire 2) and as the Witch in Sleeping Beauty (Emporium). She has worked with the BAFTA-nominated Treason Show; Seven Studies in Salesmanship (The Foundry Group); and in the Read Not Dead season in The Widow’s Tears (Shakespeare’s Globe).
Recent online content/film: Nice Media and Futurelearn (Cancer Research UK).
She is very at home with immersive and street theatre, having performed with Dreamthinkspeak, FLUXX and regularly with H2Oh!/Twisted Dreams as a dry-land synchronised swimmer, mouse puppeteer and a reluctant hula-hooping starlet.
Jenny has been performing and teaching improvisation for the past 10 years both with The Maydays (Happily Never After), Impromptu Shakespeare (Attic Theatre (Stratford-upon-Avon) and Bristol Shakespeare Festival) and Two Seats Four Cheeks.
In 2015, she directed a one-man show about Hamlet’s Uncle Claudius (Something Rotten) and is writing a one-woman show about sci-fi writer James Tiptree Jr. She can play the