Rose Matafeo

Comedy Fundraisers At Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre

After a sell-out double header in 2020, Canned Laughter and comedy procution company Berk’s Nest have join forces agai, for another all-star comedy fundraiser on Sunday 15th August. In support of the Trussell Trust’s food


TV/Online Review: Starstruck, BBC Three/BBC One

One of the first times I saw Rose Matafeo was in 2017 when she did an Edinburgh show entitled Sassy Best Friend, about the movie cliche of the romantic female lead usually having a wisecracking sidekick. Matafeo self-deprecatingly saw herself in this role but now graduates from sidekick to top of the bill in this excellent new TV romcom - all six episodes are now available in a boxed set. Why not watch them back-to-back and pretend it's a movie?


BBC Leads Way With New Female Dominated Comedies

With the imminent release of Rose Matafeo’s brand new romcom Starstruck (pictured) on BBC Three at the end of April, this coming year marks a watershed moment in broadcasting history with most BBC Three comedy either starring, written by or created by women. BBC Three will be the first UK channel to achieve this landmark with 58% female representation for long form scripted comedy writing.


Broadcast Date For Rose Matafeo's Starstruck

The brand new 6-part romcom Starstruck, created, written by and starring Edinburgh Comedy Award winning comedian, writer and actor Rose Matafeo (Baby Done, Taskmaster) is set to launch on BBC One at 10:40pm on Monday 26th April, with the entire box set landing on BBC Three on Sunday 25th April.


Classic Interview: Rose Matafeo

Rose Matafeo won the Edinburgh Comedy Award in 2018 for her breathtakingly brilliant show Horndog, which took in pop obsessions, ping pong, dating dramas and much more. This is a version of an interview I did with the New Zealand-born comedian for the Evening Standard when she brought the show to London that autumn.


News: Rose Matafeo Goes Classical

Comedian Rose Matafeo is one of the celebrities who will curate an edition of Radio 3's In Concert series in March. 


News: Rose Matafeo's Award-Winning Show Horndog Comes to BBC

Award winning comedian/writer/actor Rose Matafeo’s (Taskmaster, Baby Done) stand-up special Horndog is coming to the BBC. The Edinburgh Comedy Award winning show will air on BBC Three and BBC One late February. Update - TX confirmed for Wednesday 24th February at 10:45pm, and available on BBC iPlayer from Sunday 21st February.


News: HBO Max Specials for Rose Matafeo and Ahir Shah

HBO Max, which launches in May 2020, is to stream stand-up specials from UK-based comedians Rose Matafeo and Ahir Shah.

Other stand-up specials just announced will be from Tracy Morgan and John Early.

Matafeo is already making the sitcom Starstruck which will be available on BBC Three in the UK and will stream on HBO Max in America. 


News: Rose Matafeo to Film Award Winning Show Horndog

Update - Extra show added due to demand on Thursday 16th January at 7pm. Tickets on sale now at link below.

Rose Matafeo is set to record her critically-acclaimed show Horndog over two performances at The Ambassadors Theatre on Friday 17th January at 7pm & 9:30pm. Tickets are on sale and can be found at the link below.


News: New Rose Matafeo Sitcom Starstruck Picked Up By Australia And New Zealand

Starstruck, the new six-part comedy written, created by and starring 2018 Edinburgh Comedy Award winner Rose Matafeo has been picked up by ABC and TVNZ following its commission by BBC Three and HBO Max in the USA.

The series will follow twentysomething Rose (Rose Matafeo), a millennial in London juggling two dead-end jobs and navigating the awkward morning-after-the-night-before when she discovers the complications of accidentally sleeping with a film star.



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