Nikki Britton started out as an actor and exploded onto the comedy scene in 2011 with her warm, lightning-paced style, that has subsequently seen her appear on the Melbourne Comedy Festival Oxfam Gala, ABC’s Comedy Up Late and on The Comedy Channel as part of the Just For Laughs Festival.
You may have also seen Nikki playing the scene-stealing Marlo on Peter Helliar’s How to Stay Married on Network 10, feature in Matt Okine’s The Other Guy and star in the Screen Australia web-series Sheila’s, directed by Hannah and Eliza Riley.She has also appeared as a guest on Network Ten’s The Project and Celebrity Name Game.
Her live theatre credits include playing Sara in Amelia Roper’s She Rode Horses Like the Stock Exchange and touring the one woman Irish play 51 Shades of Maggie Muff around Australia for 2 years to sold-out crowds and critical acclaim.
Nikki has toured her stand up comedy nationally and internationally for the last 6 years including with The Melbourne Comedy Festival Roadshow, as well as performing at LA’s Laugh Factory, The Hollywood Improv and The Edinburgh Festival Fringe.
Her solo shows Romanticide and One Small Step were both nominated for best comedy at the Perth and Adelaide Comedy Festivals. Her 2019 show Once Bitten received standing ovations and excellent reviews to sold out houses at festivals across the country. As a playwright, she was nominated for a GLUG for her work on Hidden Sydney.
With her electrifying stage presence, warmth and personable demeanour, Nikki Britton is one of Australia’s most in-demand comedy talents.
2020 – STAN: Lockdown Comedy Festival (Comedy Spot)
2020 – Network Ten: Hughesy We Have a Problem (Panelist)
2019 – ABC TV: Comedy Up Late
2019 – ABC TV: Melbourne International Comedy Festival Oxfam Gala (Comedy Spot)
2019 – Network Ten: Celebrity Name Game (Guest)
2018 – Network Ten: How To Stay Married (Actor – Role: Marlo)
2018 – ABC TV: Tonightly with Tom Ballard (Comedy Spot)
2018 – ABC TV: Melbourne International Comedy Festival Upfront Gala (Comedy Spot)
2018 – Screen Australia: Shelias (Actor – Role: Fanny Durack)
2017 – Stan: The Other Guy (Actor – Role: Bowlo Manager)
2017 – ABC TV: Comedy Up Late (Comedy Spot)
Regular on radio stations around Australia including NOVA FM, Triple M and the HIT Network.
2020 – One Small Step – Solo Show
Adelaide Fringe, Perth Fringe World
2019 – Once Bitten – Solo Show
Adelaide Fringe, Melbourne International Comedy Festival, Sydney Comedy Festival, Bondi Feast, Comedy Store Sydney
2018 – Romanticide – Solo Show
Adelaide Fringe, Melbourne International Comedy Festival
2018 – Grandma is Not Growing Up – Children’s Show
Adelaide Fringe, Melbourne International Comedy Festival, Sydney Comedy Festival
2019 Winner – Adelaide Fringe – Weekly Comedy Award
2017 Winner – Adelaide Fringe – Weekly Comedy Award
2016 Nominee – Perth Fringe World – Best Comedy
2019: Byron Bay Comedy Festival – Nikki Britton, Dave Thornton & Mel Buttle
2018: Just For Laughs Sydney – Stand Up Series
2018: Support for Wil Anderson – Comedy Store Sydney
2018: YACK Festival – Tom Ballard and Friends Read a Play that Tom has Written
2017: MICF Roadshow India
2017: YACK Festival – Story Club