Suzi Ruffell began her stand-up career at just twenty-three years old. After only eighteen months of performing all over the UK this bright young comic from Portsmouth was nominated for the Leicester Mercury Comedian of the Year 2011 and awarded second place in the Latitude Festival New Act Competition 2011.
Her debut Edinburgh show in August 2012 saw Suzi receive rave reviews and star in BBC Three’s Edinburgh Comedy Fest Live. Now regarded as one of the best up-and-coming comedians, Suzi won best club comic at the 2019 Chortle Awards.
Her shows receive critical acclaim, and have nabbed her the working-class comedy crown of her generation. Suzi has appeared on Live at the Apollo, Mock The Week, Roast Battle, Ultimate Worrier, Hypothetical, Stand Up Central and Comedy Central at the Comedy Store. She is also a regular on BBC Radio 4 including The News Quiz and The Now Show, as well as co-hosting the hit podcast Like Minded Friends with Tom Allen.
Outside the realms of performing stand-up, Suzi is a talented actor and writer; one of her sitcoms was nominated for a 2012 BAFTA Roclidde New Writing Award. She has also written a for TV shows such as The Last Leg, Mock The Week and 8 Out Of 10 Cats.
In 2022, Suzi’s Amazon special ‘Dance Like Everyone Is Watching’ was released to critical acclaim.