Spotlight on: Vikki Stone
Thu 25 Jun 2015
Vikki Stone is an English stand-up comedian, actress and musician. She has been listed by The Observer as one of the Top 5 Comedians to see at the Edinburgh Festival and is bringing her newest Edinburgh Fringe Festival hit show; Instrumental to Derby.
As a child Vikki trained as a classical musician at Wells Cathedral School and from 1999-2001 she was a member of the National Youth Music Theatre, performing in various productions. After graduating Vikki toured with Elton John as backing vocalist at venues including The Royal Albert Hall, National Exhibition Centre, and Wembley Arena.
It was during this time that she decided to give comedy a go at some open mic nights. After nine such gigs she had been spotted by NBC's Last Comic Standing and made it to the last 20 comics selected in Britain
A year later in 2008 Vikki made it to the final of The Hackney Empire New Act of the Year. Since then she has become best known for her comedy tours and television appearances, usually performing at a white grand piano.
She has appeared on many TV and Radio shows, including: The John Bishop Show, BBC One, The Now Show, BBC Radio 4, This Morning, ITV, That Sunday Night Show, ITV, I'm A Celebrity Get Me Out Of Here....Now, ITV 2, and many others.
You can book tickets for Vikki's show here