About

About

BBC AUDIO AWARD WINNER 2024 (Best Sit Com or Comedy Drama)

CHORTLE BEST CLUB COMEDIAN 2023
NORTHWEST COMEDIAN OF THE YEAR 2023
YORKSHIRE COMEDIAN OF THE YEAR 2022
LEICESTER MERCURY COMEDY AWARD WINNER 2021

Nina Gilligan is sometimes outrageous, always hilarious with a charming, loveable persona which belies an acerbic wit.

Equally at home in clubs and art centre’s, Nina is opening, closing, and hosting gigs up and down the country.

2021 saw her crowned as the WINNER of the prestigious Leicester Mercury Award after also Winning Liverpool Hot Water and being a finalist in English Comedian of The Year in previous year’s.

Recent work includes her current show Goldfish, which she will be taking to Edinburgh festival 2024 and the sell-out show ‘Late Developer’ at Edinburgh Fringe 2022.

Recent Tour Support includes Jason Manford, Clinton Baptiste and Rachel Fairburn.

Described as ‘A Gem of the Circuit’ and with an ability to ‘Transcend age barriers effortlessly’ she continues to rise through the comedy ranks.

“A bolshier Mrs Merton she’s not one to suffer fools lightly so watch out for a razor-sharp wit used at will” – The Skinny

“A hidden gem of the Circuit” –  Kiri Pritchard McLean

“Brilliant, an outstanding comic” – Toby Foster (Phoenix Nights)

“Jonny Vegas meets Joan Rivers” – Smug Roberts

“Naturally funny” – John Thomson (Cold Feet)

AWARDS

WINNER – BBC Audio Awards

WINNER – Mercury Award 2021

WINNER  – Liverpool Hot Water Comedian of the Year

NOMINATED –  Greater Manchester Fringe Best Comedy Play

FINALIST – English Comedian of the Year 2016