Andrea Hubert has been performing stand up comedy since October 2009.
She made the finals of the Laughing Horse New Act of the Year 2010 Competition after less than 30 gigs, beating over 1000 people to gain second place. The same year, she was a semi-finalist in the prestigious So You Think You’re Funny competition. In 2011, she won 2ndÃ‚ place in the 2011 Bath New Act of the Year Competition, 2ndÃ‚ place in the Piccadilly Comedy Club New Act competition, was a finalist in the Leicester Square New Comedian of the Year competition, and won the BOOM-Tish New Act of the Year competition.
In 2010 Andrea was commissioned to write a series of comedy sketches for an in-development BBC pilot, for which she also provided voiceovers. She is also the co-author of the weekly blog Hubert and Smith’s Poetry Corner for London Is Funny.
Also in 2010, she took her first show, a four-hander called The Comedy Doodle, to Edinburgh. In 2012, she will be performing as part of the Big Value showcase for Just the Tonic at The Caves.
Andrea performs regularly across the London circuit and all across the UK at comedy clubs. She also maintains a successful freelance career as a film journalist (she has never seen Star Wars), Guardian contributor and health-insurance-free semi-professional cake maker.
Runner Up (2nd place) – Laughing Horse New Act of the Year 2010
Semi Finalist – So You Think You’re Funny 2010
Runner Up (2nd place) Ã¢â‚¬” Bath Comedy Festival New Act of the Year 2011
Finalist – Leicester Square New Comedian of the Year 2011
Runner Up (2nd place) – Piccadilly Comedy Club Act of the Year 2011
Winner – BOOM-Tish New Act of the Year
“She’s a thoroughly engaging presence…with a quirkily descriptive approach to her observations” – Steve Bennett, Chortle, 2010
“A compelling persona, keen writing skill, archly cynical attitudeÃ¢â‚¬Â¦her slick, fluid set is rich with inventive, sarcastic gags all hung around an intriguing personality.” – Steve Bennett, Chortle, 2011
“Smart, engaging and charismatic, Hubert is a hit” – Londonisfunny.com, 2010
“Withering”Â Londonisfunny.com, Comics to Watch in 2012