Winner of Best Show at the Edinburgh Fringe 2018, Rose Matafeo is a comedian, writer, director and actor and a rising star in her field. Her quirky, hilarious performances are a great choice for corporate events and her friendly and relatable style is guaranteed to win over audiences of all kinds.
Following its success in Edinburgh, Rose’s 2018 show Horndog was nominated for Best Show again at the Melbourne International Comedy Festival. This kick-started a huge rise in Rose’s an international following and, in May 2019, she made her US TV debut with a stand-up performance on iconic late-night talk show, Conan (TBS).
Away from stand-up, Rose’s own sitcom, Starstruck, was commissioned by the BBC in the UK and HBO in the US in 2019, as well as being picked up in both Australia and her native New Zealand. On top of writing the show, Rose will play the lead role; a millennial in London juggling two dead-end jobs and navigating the awkward morning-after-the-night-before when she wakes up next to a film star.
Already a regular face on UK screens, Rose starred in series 9 of Dave/Channel 4’s hit game show Taskmaster. She has also appeared on The Royal Variety Performance (ITV), Have I Got News For You, W1A (BBC One), 8 Out of 10 Cats Does Countdown, The Great British Bake Off: An Extra Slice (Channel 4), Unspun with Matt Forde, and Jon Richardson’s Ultimate Worrier (Dave).
In New Zealand, Rose has written, produced and starred in three series of TV3 comedy Funny Girls, as well as being a regular on panel show 7 Days (Three Now NZ). She has also performed at Just for Laughs festival in Montreal, and has supported Reggie Watts and Rob Delaney on stage in New Zealand and the UK.
Oh my Lord, Rose had us rolling in the aisles. She was superb and very, very lovely too. Please pass on all our thanks to her!
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From the reference points to the props and the music, the whole thing feels as fresh and invigorating as an ice-cold bottle of Steinlager. This debut solo show is one of the undoubted highlights of the Fringe.
…a blizzard of youthful energy in one of the Fringe’s most memorable comedy debuts