Vikki Stone is an award-winning comedian, as well as a writer, composer, and actor.
As a writer and composer Vikki’s debut musical #ZoologicalSociety has been commissioned by Theatre Royal and Derngate, Northampton, alongside a concept album of 11 songs recorded by the London Musical Theatre Orchestra and stars Jason Manford and Sharon D Clarke, which was released last year. She was due to write Aladdin for The Lyric Hammersmith in 2020, but this will now open later this year. Other notable works include: Concerto for Comedian & Orchestra which premiered at Glastonbury Festival and Southbound, a female-led comedy musical that has just been optioned for theatre.
She had recently made her solo tv writing debut, with a new short film for the BAFTA award-winning BBC Ten Pieces, which makes classical music accessible for young people. As an actor and comedian, her TV appearances include Richard Osman’s House of Games for BBC2, BBC Three’s Uncle, BBC1’s Len Goodman’s Partners in Rhyme, ITV2’s Safeword, BBC1’s The John Bishop Show. She has voiced Bad Robots for E4, Blink for Channel 4 and Impractical Jokers for BBC Three. Vikki is a regular writer and performer on BBC Radio 4’s The Now Show, as well as being the writer and presenter of BBC Radio’s 3’s Proms Podcast.
Vikki says – “I cannot wait to be part of the first team to work this way in UK theatre, and I’m very much looking forward to what we come up with together!”