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 show Romanticide was nominated for Best Comedy at the 2017 Perth FringeWorld Festival and won Best Comedy at the Adelaide Fringe Festival the following year. As a playwright, she was nominated for a GLUG for her work on Hidden Sydney. Her warmth and personable demeanour make her a much sought-after MC and presenter in both TV and radio.
Her show, Once Bitten received standing ovations and excellent reviews to sold out houses at festivals across the country. It will conclude its national tour at the Bondi Feast Festival in July 2019.
Nikki is currently touring her brand new live show One Small Step. Tour dates and ticket details can be found here.
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.
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
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