Alice Lowe

Alice Lowe

Alice Lowe (born April 1977) is an award-winning English actress and writer mainly in comedy, from the Midlands.

Lowe began her career co-devising and performing in surreal experimental theatre shows such as "City Haunts", "Snowbound" and "Progress In Flying Machines" (with David Mitchell and Robert Webb). These were all collaborations with director Paul King, who has directed her in "The Mighty Boosh" and "Garth Marenghi".

As part of the cast of Garth Marenghi's Fright Knight she was nominated for the Perrier Award at the Edinburgh Fringe in 2000. In 2001 she won that award for performing in the sequel to "Fright Knight", "Garth Marenghi's Netherhead". In 2005 she returned to the Fringe with "MoonJourney", a sci-fi themed Kate Bush spoof.

Her numerous television credits include Channel 4's spoof horror comedy "Garth Marenghi's Darkplace", Beth in the BBC comedy series "My Life in Film", David Bowie in the BBC series "Snuff Box", and a recurring role in Rob Brydon's "Annually Retentive".

She has also guest starred in a number of television shows including: as Monkey in The Priest and the Beast episode of "The Mighty Boosh", as Patricia in the "Fifty-Fifty" episode of "The IT Crowd", Madonna in an episode of Channel 4's "Star Stories", and episode 5 of the BBC sketch show "Ruddy Hell! It's Harry and Paul".

She co-wrote and starred in Channel 4's "Orcadia", as well as the short film [http://www.bbc.co.uk/dna/filmnetwork/A10838045 "Stiffy"] directed by Jacqueline Wright, which premiered at Cannes in 2005 as part of the Kodak Straight 8 competition.

Lowe has appeared in two projects directed by Edgar Wright: the music video for "Bastardo" by Charlotte Hatherley, and the action comedy "Hot Fuzz".

Her self-penned short "Sticks and Balls" was screened at Cannes in 2007.

Lowe is currently developing a feature film " [http://www.thesightseers.co.uk The Sightseers] " with Steve Oram.

Her BBC3 pilot "LifeSpam" is due to screen later this year.

She is currently touring with Steve Coogan on his 'Alan Partridge and other less successfull characters' Tour. She plays one of the supporting actors. Filling in between Coogan's character changes and playing some of the support characters in sketches. Her most memorable sketch at the show on 9th October 2008, at Nottingham Royal Concert Hall being Paul Calf's nurse in a Benny Hill style sketch.

External links

* [http://www.pfd.co.uk/clients/lowea/a-act.html CV at PFD]
* http://alicelowe.net/
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