Born and raised in Northern Ireland, and now living in Glasgow via a stint in Wales, Elaine is known for her deliciously dry humour and original take on everything from current affairs to colouring in.
A Scottish Variety Award nominee, Elaine’s TV and radio work includes BBC Radio Scotland’s Breaking the News and whatever combination of these you think is most impressive: Good Morning Scotland, A Funny Kind of Life and Death (they’re both BBC Radio Scotland) Radio 4 Extra Stands Up, BBC 2’s What Women Want She has gigged across the UK, performing at the Big Tickle Comedy Festival in Derry, Merchant City Festival in Glasgow, Edinburgh Fringe Festival and Glasgow International Comedy Festival.
As well as making regular appearances at the Stand comedy clubs, Elaine made her international comedy debut at the New York Comedy Festival in 2012. She has written for and performed in various sketch groups, including the Stockholm Syndrome and Alchemy (Brown Eyed Boy productions). She has also been known to act and recently stared as Penny in BBC One Northern Ireland’s fantastic Soft Border Patrol.
“bone-dry and talented…exquisite material” – Edinburgh Evening News.
“full of comedy life” – Skinny.
“a downbeat delight”- List.
“a terrific and unique stage persona” – Broadway Baby.
”a great writer of both drama and comedy” – Skinny.