Nat was a 2008 Chortle Best Newcomer Nominee after just eight months doing stand-up. She reached the finals of ‘Funny Women’ and the Laughing Horse’s ‘New Act of the Year’ competition, and appeared as part of the Comedy Zone at the Edinburgh Festival - the Fringe’s longest running and most prestigious showcase.
More recently Nat wrote and starred in ‘Girl Friday’, a Comedy Showcase for Channel 4 made by Objective Productions. She also has a sketch-show script in development with Eyeworks.
Nat has just performed her debut solo show ‘In My Head I’m a Hero‘ at the Edinburgh Fringe.
In 2009 Nat was part of the critically acclaimed sketch show ‘Superclump‘ (‘Disgustingly talented” - The Guardian)
“Nat Luurtsema is definitely an original thinker. Her inventive, witty routines demonstrate a wonderfully warped logic, taken to the limits of imagination.” - Chortle
“Her stand-up act is a perfect blend of smart and silly.” - Spoonfed Comedy