Vikki Stone

Interview: Rarely Asked Questions – Vikki Stone

You never quite know where a comedy career is going to take you. For classically trained Vikki Stone – previously best known for her comic songs about Brian Cox and Phillip Schofield – it has taken her to the Proms at the Royal Albert Hall, where she has been part of the BBC presenting team. In her Prom podcasts she has interviewed the likes of Jamie Cullum, Quincy Jones, Daniel Barenboim and Sir Simon Rattle.


News: Vikki Stone Joins BBC Proms Team

Musical comedian Vikki Stone has joined the BBC team covering the Proms at the Royal Albert Hall.

She revealed the news on Facebook, explaining she will have her own twice weekly BBC Music podcast, with excerpts going out on Radio 3 during the live broadcasts.

The first episode is out on Friday, featuring composer Gabriel Prokoviev, cellist Sol Gabetta and chats with fans in the queue.


News: Vikki Stone To Star In Disco Shakespeare Play

Vikki Stone is to star in an immersive production of A Midsummer Night's Dream.

The musical comedian plays Oberon/Mia in The Donkey Show – A Midsummer Night's Disco. The poster says it was created by Randy Weiner and Diane Paulus, though we presume Shakespeare had a hand in it somewhere too.

It has previously been a hit off-Broadway and mixes disco scenes and music with acrobatics, fire breathing and aerialist skills. The audience walks around to follow the action.


News: Vikki Stone Piece To Air On BBC

Musical comedian Vikki Stone is to appear on BBC2 as part of its Christmas line-up in the TV premiere of the BBC Music film Ten Pieces II.

Stone stars alongside fellow comedian Doc Brown, actor Christopher Eccleston and Pixie Lott.


News: Comedians Respond To Corbyn-mania

Further to BTJ's column speculating on how the comedy world would respond to the election of Jeremy Corbyn as Labour's new leader there have already been some entertaining developments.

It has actually been David Cameron's comments that prompted the pithiest satire. After the results were announced the PM's Twitter account tweeted that Corbyn's election posed a threat to "our national security, our economic security and your family’s security.”


News: Vikki Stone to do TED Talk at CERN

Comedian Vikki Stone is to perform at CERN, home of the Large Hadron Collider as part of their TED Talks season 2015.

Stone recently performed her science-themed song about Brian Cox on BBC One’s The John Bishop Show, and it caught the attention of the largest particle physics laboratory in the world, CERN.


News: Vikki Stone To Write Eurovision Entry?

Musical comedian Vikki Stone is planning to enter the competition to represent the United Kingdom in the 2015 Eurovision Song Contest.  


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