"Louise Conran - a potty mouthed individual, who manages to get away with it, with a smile and a huge personality." A teacher, Louise"s Middle School, Buckinghamshire. 1982 - 1985
That, pretty much sums up Ms Conran. In a nutshell, her father would be shocked, her mother wouldn"t be surprised, and her friends have seen it coming for years.
Having trained as an actress, Lou has appeared in various guises on tele and in the theatre, including, Pressgang (ITV), Jo Brand Through the Cakehole (Ch4), The Borrowers (National Tour), numerous productions for the Edinburgh Festival and the more challenging and ground breaking role of Sara Bear, for three long series, in CITV"s, classic and memorable, the "Teddybears". (No, no one else has heard of it either).
Lou"s comedy career started back in the mid 90"s, doing improv comedy with various groups in and around London. This has continued into the naughties with her move to Manchester, where, she began her Stand Up career in 2005 under the guidance of the late great Dave Purdy. She has continued to gig in and around Manchester & Nationally, including The Comedy Balloon (Stand Up and Compere) XS Malarkey, The Comedy Store, Frog & Bucket, The Stand - Edinburgh & Glasgow (Stand Up and Compere) amongst many others. Lou is also a founder member of the Smirking Room comedy clubs in Manchester & Leeds where she comperes regularly. She is a member of ComedySportz Manchester, and the Grinventors, both improvised comedy groups.
City Life Comedian of The Year Finalist - 2006
Laughing Horse New Act of the Year - Quarter Finalist - 2006
Anything For Laffs - Finalist - 2005
What people have said:
"Louise is a naturally funny comic, with a warm and dotty stage presence that helps endear her to an audience. If she can build on the great foundations she has laid, she"s sure to have a good future ahead of her. Witty, naughty but most of all good fun, with a touch of the Victoria Wood about her." Toby Hadoke - XS Malarkey
with a cracking stage presence and some good material
thoroughly engaging and you tell she has the talent." - Frog & Bucket - Manchester
"Great material, Great stagecraft, Great looks, 100% reliable" - Paul Haslam - NW Promoter