Isabelle is a British Lebanese actor, comedian, and writer, who really loves pretending to like high brow conversation, playing Heads Up, and talking about herself in the third person.
She has gigged across the UK and internationally.
Screenshot Writer/Performer Commendee - 2020
Funny Women Shorts Prize Finalist - 2020
Semi finalist: Funny Women Stage award 2018/2Northdown 2019/Leicester Square 2018
Representation: Sammy and Richard at RBM
Ellipsis is my one woman comedy show about grief and grieving. Like all of the best things it is both sad and funny!
12th June, 12.30pm @ Caxton Arms, Brighton - Tickets
5th July, 7.30pm @ Southwark Playhouse - Tickets
9th July, 6.45pm @ Caxton Arms, Brighton - Tickets
Previously at The Lion and Unicorn Theatre (November 2020) The New Normal Festival (August 2020), Camden People's Theatre (March 2020) and cancelled in lockdown week at Vault Festival.
Oh GIGS! YEAH, GIGS! GIGS YAAAAAASSSS!
I run a night called Bad Bitches New Tricks every Monday at Aces and Eights in Tufnell Park.
Here are the things I have done. A comiculum vitae (sorry.)
My career highlight is obviously playing a glazed ham in a Walkers Christmas Crisps Commercial in 2018. I have also worked at/with Shubbak Festival, Liverpool Arab Arts Festival, The Carriageworks (Leeds), Gate Theatre, Et Cetera Theater, Unity Theatre (Liverpool), Old Red Lion, Charing Cross, Cockpit. In addition to Arab roles, I also play girl no.2, wenches, murderers, naughty maids, neurotic mothers.
Time Out Funniest Shows in London, May 2019 (Isabelle and Karen Say Relax @ 2Northdown)
Soho Theatre Comedy Lab
Semi finalist: Funny Women New Act 2018, 2Northdown New Act 2019, Leicester Square 2018.
Gigs for Backyard, Mirth, more open mic promoters than is imaginable, Rich Mix, Arts Canteen, Jericho, and others.
Breakfast, a short film, completed 2019. Shortlisted for the Funny Women Comedy Shorts Prize in 2020.
Ellipsis, a one woman show. It was commended for the Screenshot competition for Sister Pictures/South of the River in 2020. Dates above!
Nobu and Amytis, a sitcom, is in development.
Also BBC Radio 4, Succubus, The Actors Yearbook published by Methuen Drama.
These are the boring bits:
Bases in: Manchester, Dubai, Los Angeles, New York
Height: 5'9" (175cm)
Playing Age: 28 - 34 years
Appearance: Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, White
Eye Colour: Hazel
Hair Colour: Dark Brown
Hair Length: Long
Voice Character: Reassuring
Voice Quality: Velvety
Languages: English (native,) French (fully fluent,) Lebanese Arabic, Italian (conversational.)
Please contact my agents at RBM:
Sammy for comedy ()
Richard for acting ()
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