Joanna Neary

Joanna Neary

Joanna Neary studied visual and performing arts degree at Brighton University, where she wrote plays and peformed her first character-based comedy. show. When she graduated, she bcame a nanny, while continuing to write and perform 'little comedy plays’. In 2004, she made her Edinburgh debut, where she was nominated for the Perrier Best Newcomer award. She has made several appearances on TV, including the Armando Iannucci show Time Trumpet, and is probably best known as Judith in the Johnny Vegas sitcom Ideal.
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BBC pilots comedy chat show

With Adam Buxton, Jo Neary

Adam Buxton is to star in a new BBC comedy chat show, based in a fictional small village.

He plays a dashing actor in the small community of Toxborough in the hybrid comedy Same Time Next Week, which is currently in development.

As well as the talk show, the programme will feature elements of sitcom reflecting life in the village including ‘video diaries, reviews, letters and songs’.

Character comedian Joanna Neary, best known for playing Judith in Ideal, also has a role as ‘irrepressible housewife’ Celia Jesson, while her ridiculously sensible husband Fred will be played by newcomer Al Kerr.

A pilot edition of the show will be recorded in London later this month, with the studio audience encouraged to ‘dress up in your finest provincial clothing’.

The show is being made by Feelgood Fiction, whose credits include Suburban Shootout.

See our free tickets page if you want to be be in the studio audience.

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Published: 3 May 2010


Past Shows

Edinburgh Fringe 2004

Joanna Neary Is Not Feeling Herself

Edinburgh Fringe 2005

Joanna Neary is Pan's Person

Edinburgh Fringe 2007

Joanna Neary's Little Moments

Edinburgh Fringe 2008

Joanna Neary's Magic Hole

Edinburgh Fringe 2011

Joanna Neary: Youth Club

Edinburgh Fringe 2015

Joanna Neary: Faceful of Issues

Edinburgh Fringe 2016

Joanna Neary Does Animals and Men


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