Luisa Omielan pilots ITV2 show | Made by Miranda Hart and David Walliams's company

Luisa Omielan pilots ITV2 show

Made by Miranda Hart and David Walliams's company

Luisa Omielan is working on a new sketch show for ITV2.

The comedian has been signed up by the independent production house King Bert, co-owned by, Miranda Hart and David Walliams, to make a non-broadcast pilot.

Her deal comes after the success of her live shows What Would Beyonce Do? and Am I Right Ladies? She also has a strong online following, with her ‘thigh gap’ routine attracting almost 2million views on YouTube alone.

Omielan said: ‘I am really excited to be developing my own show. It’s a privilege to be working with King Bert Productions. It feels really nice to be writing something for TV with my own stamp on.’

She has worked largely outside the established industry, and recently spent £19,000  filming and editing her first DVD. She has also independently hired out the 2,000-seat Forum venue in London for her biggest gig to date, to take place on February 13.

Producer Jo Sargent, who co-owns King Bert, said: ‘As soon as I saw her live, I knew Luisa had a hook and style instantly relatable to her audience, who like me, were hanging on her every word. She has an energy and spark that is just joyful. We are really looking forward to working with her.   She is indeed a very funny lady.’

Her ITV2  pilot, which is not for broadcast, will be shot this spring. The show promises 'sketches and on the hoof commentary' with a supporting cast of newcomers.

Here is her ‘thigh gap’ routine:

Published: 27 Jan 2016

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