MAD MISS MERLYNDA! - Cheeky Comedy Performance Poet - Saucy Comedy Singer-Songwriter - Fantastic British Music Hall Singer - and - Wickedly Waggish Ventriloquist - Adult Stand Up Comedian | Bideford, South West(7 Reviews)
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Merlynda is a multi Award-winning, much-published and radio-broadcast, wonderfully warm, delightfully entertaining Saucy, Naughty and Cheekily Hilarious Comedy Performance Poet - an Utterly Hilarious Comedy Singer-Songwriter - a Wickedly Waggish Comedy Ventriloquist - Puppeteer - and - a Fantastic British Music Hall Singer & Comedy Entertainer - who is equally at home entertaining mature adult audiences as a cheekily hilarious Comedy Performance Poet - as a naughty Comedy Singer-Songwriter - as a British Music Hall Entertainer - and as a Ventriloquist-Puppeteer - or a blend of all these alto ... gether! Entertaining audiences of adults with Selections of her much-published and award-winning Naughtily Cheeky Comedy Poems - her Saucy Comedy Songs - her Silly Stories-In-Rhymes (Comedy Monologues) - and wickedly waggish Ventriloquism-Puppetry - she is the ideal all-round Variety and British Music Hall Comedy Entertainer! A fabulously wicked Ventriloquist-Puppeteer & Comedy Entertainer for Grown-up Events and Audiences, such as: Christmas Parties-Dinners, Poetry Evenings, Festivals, Wedding Receptions, Anniversaries, Lunches, Storytelling Gatherings, Leaving Parties, Love-Themed Events such as St Valentine's Day Celebrations - and - Poetry and Comedy Festivals. Merlynda entertains audiences with her hilariously and wittily observed, dramatically theatrical Comedy Performance Poems and her smashing and much-published Naughty Comedy Songs. As a complete One-Woman Act she has created Selections of naughty poems and songs on the themes of: Christmas, Dogs & Dog-Lovers, Sex & Married Love, Men! - and many more! - and she has entertained private parties of VIP guests at Receptions in top London Hotels, at Stately Homes, at Poetry Festivals - and a wide variety of Private Wedding/Anniversary Events. Merlynda will happily create an especially Comical Poem to Celebrate Your Special Event. For Merlynda's Reviews and Testimonials from Clients - ranging from BBC Radio 4 and various Festivals - to - Baroness Golding - and - The New York STA - please visit her website: www.Merlynda.com
Merlynda is a multi Award-Winning, Radio-broadcast and Much-published, hilariously theatrical and delightfully entertaining naughtily cheeky Comedy Performance Poet - a saucy Comedy Singer-Songwriter - and a wickedly waggish Ventriloquist - Puppeteer - and - a Fantastic British Music Hall Singer & Comedy Entertainer - Absolutely Perfect For Adult Events.
Winner: The Golden Grove Poetry Award
Award-Winner: The PIM Poetry Award
Finalist: The National Poetry Slam
Award-Winner: The Serendipity Poetry Award
Merlynda's Comedy and Romantic Poems Are Published in 46 Poetry Anthologies to da ... te
Merlynda's Solo Poetry Collections: 12 Solo Poetry Collections published to date
Merlynda's Audio Books: 3 Poetry Audio Books published to date.
Merlynda is a published Comedy & Drama Monologue & Speech-Writer - Publication Title: 'ACT! Alone - Scene-Stealing Comedy Monologues' (Pubd: Golden Arrow Players Press)
Poetry Magazine Editor: 'The Bucks Mills Poetry Magazine'
Columnist: 'The Observer Series of Newspapers'
Commissioned and Published Author: Commissioned and Published by The Art Institute - Publication Title: 'Master The Art'
Published Short-Story Author: 'Cold Shivers' (Pubd. Forward Press)
Conference and AV Presentations Scriptwriter: Q International/QAV Presentations
Copy-Editor: FinTech Publications - 'The Financial Times'
Commissioned Speechwriter For Corporate Events - Q International/QAV Presentations
Commissioned Romantic Love and Bereavement Poet For Private Events (Weddings, Funerals, Anniversaries)
Multi Award-Winning Songwriter: 5 x Semi-Finalist - The UK Songwriting Contest
Highly-Commended: The WM Composers Award For Song
Merlynda's Poems are published in 46 Poetry Anthologies, as 16 Solo Poetry Collections and as 3 Poetry Audio Books, to date.
Merlynda is both an Associate and a Licentiate of The London Academy of Music & Dramatic Art (LAMDA)
- Awarded 4 Gold Honours Medals In Speech & Acting (LAMDA)
Merlynda coaches private students in Public Speaking, Creative Poetry Writing, Speechwriting, Ventriloquism, Singing
Former Editor of both: The Bucks Mills Poetry Magazine and The Poetry Box Magazine
Merlynda is a 6 x Semi-Finalist Award-Winner of The UKSC for her Love Song Lyrics & Comedy Song Lyrics and Songs.
Merlynda is also the 'Highly-Commended Award-Winner' of The WM Composers Award For Song
Merlynda's Songs and Music have also been choreographed by the Royal Academy of Dance and premiered at The EQ International Festival of Dance, Ireland.
Over 100 of Merlynda's Songs and Instrumentals are published to date - and have been represented at MiDEM, Cannes, France.
Merlynda has performed her award-winning poetry and songs on: BBC Radio, BBC Radio Solent, BBC Radio 3 Counties, Delta Radio, Radio Lion, Radio Southern.
Merlynda is also an highly talented Cartoonist and Illustrator (and a former professional caricaturist) - She is the Winner of: The Leaf Book-Jacket Illustration Award and her cute and sweet Cartoons and romantically-themed Illustrations have been exhibited and commissioned internationally in the USA, Sweden, France, Scotland, England and in a wide variety of commercial Art Galleries - and for a wide variety of Private Clients.
For a complete Exhibitions List - please visit: www.KittyPigfishCartoons.yolasite.com
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For examples of Merlynda's Award-winning Comedy Poems, Saucy Songs, Live Ventriloquism and Puppetry - her Reviews and details of her Clients (many listed below) - her Live Radio Broadcasts - Live Appearances, Poetry Recitals and her published Poetry Publications, to date, please visit her website: www.Merlynda.com
And - to view a selection of Merlynda's Comedy Poetry Posters (and her Romantic Love Poetry Posters too!) which are commercially printed and sold internationally - please visit her Online Store on her website: www.Merlynda.com.
(In addition to being a multi Award-winning, m ... uch-published and radio-broadcast, hilariously theatrical and delightfully entertaining Comedy Performance Poet - Merlynda is ALSO an Award-Winning Cartoonist-Illustrator. Merlynda (aka 'Kitty Pigfish Cartoonist') creates cute and sweet cartoon creatures - and romantically-themed illustrations - to illustrate both her Poetry Books and Posters - and her Comedy Love Poetry Posters, Prints and Postcards - which are also commercially printed as Booklets, Books, Posters, Prints and Postcards and sold nationally and internationally in bookshops and galleries - via various online bookshops - via The Bucks Mills Gallery - and via her own websites - under the heading 'The Bucks Mills Funny Times'. To view examples of her Funny Comedy Love Poetry Posters and Romantic Love Posters - please visit: www.Merlynda.com - and for her full Exhibitions List to date, and further examples of her cartoons and illustrations - please visit her Cartoon-Illustration website: www.KittyPigfishCartoons.yolasite.com)
A Selection of Merlynda's Clients and Live Appearances To Date:
Baroness Golding, Belgravia, London
The Elvetham Country Estate, Hampshire
The Lanesborough Hotel, Park Lane/Hyde Park, London
The Beer & Oyster Festival, Hampshire
The Civic Hall (G-Live) Guildford, Surrey
St Catherine's College, Guildford, Surrey
The London Fringe Theatre Circuit, London
The Clovelly Crab & Lobster Festival, Devon
The Havant Literary Festival (Support Comedy Poetry Act to Mike Harding), Hampshire
The Ripley Festival, Surrey
The Chichester Festival, West Sussex
The Petersfield Festival, Hampshire
T ... he Christmas Festival, Hampshire
Port Solent, Hampshire
Barnstaple Library, Devon
East Hill House, Hampshire
Milkwood House, Hampshire
Radio Lion, Guildford
Festivals Poetry Evenings Comedy Evenings Weddings Receptions Anniversaries Birthday Parties Corporate Events After Dinner Entertainment Poetry Festivals Music Festivals Radio TV Film St Valentine's Day Celebrations Love-Themed Events Comedy Events Wedding Fairs Book-Signings Bookshops Galleries Libraries Ladies Days Ladies Lunch Events Mature Adult Events Balls Fundraisers Fashion Events Fairs Fetes Fayres Children British Music Hall Pantomime
Full EQUITY Member (Variety)
Full Member: The Poetry Society
Founder: The Ventriloquist Club of Great Britain
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