Harriet Dyer is an award-winning comedian, writer and mental health advocate. Harriet has appeared on The Russell Howard Hour (Sky Max), Jokes Only… (Channel 4), Comedy Central Live (Comedy Central), Elephant In The Room (BBC Radio 4), The 13 Million Club (BBC Radio 4) and The Good, The Bad & The Unexpected (BBC Radio Scotland).
Harriet has been a full-time comedian since 2013. She has performed a number of solo shows at the Edinburgh Fringe, including the critically acclaimed Trigger Warning, which was filmed and released by NextUp Comedy. She also gigs around the country at all the major comedy clubs and festivals.
Harriet has bipolar disorder and does advocacy work around mental health. She is also the creator of the monthly mental health comedy night, Barking Tales.
As a comedy writer, Harriet has worked on Jon & Lucy’s Odd Couples, Channel Hopping with Jon Richardson and Meet The Richardsons.
Harriet hosted the Barking Tales podcast and co-hosted I Don’t Normally Find Women Funny podcast with Anna Thomas. She co-hosts the recently released Make Me Happy podcast with Louise Young. She has also been a guest on the Drunk Women Solving Crime and Richard Herring podcasts.
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