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About me

"Simultaneously childish, genius and inescapably memorable... one of the most unique performances you’ll see in the Fringe this year." Shortcom ★★★★ (and a half)

Faye Treacy is a comedian, trombonist, presenter, writer and educator.  She hopes to one day be able to afford to buy a house in London and have someone write her biography for her, as right now she feels like a bell-end!  

Born in Croydon, S.London, in Rebellion against a Punk Dad Faye decided to pick up trombone and then ended up being luckily enough to be accepted into the Royal Academy of Music (she did a lot of practice.) .

Upon graduation Faye has had a busy freelance career. Her musical career highlights include having been the resident trombonist for the Chris Moyle’s Quiz Night on Channel 4, as well as playing for The Selector, Kiko Bun, The Maccabees, Rod Stewart, Tankus The Henge, PRO Glenn Millar Big Band, Hackney Colliery Brass Band, Riot Jazz and The London Vegetable Orchestra. 

Four years ago Faye started to dip her toe into the world of Stand Up Comedy, winning 'Best Newcomer' at the Musical Comedy Awards in 2015.  Since then her comedy career has rocketed, seeing her perform internationally at venues including: The Frog and Bucket, XS MALARKEY, The Stand, Top Secret, 99 Club, The Glee Club, Angel Comedy Club, and Antwerp English Comedy Club.

She has just completed her debut hour "The Problem with Faye Treacy" at the Edinburgh Fringe to rave reviews, with one of her jokes listed as a top Joke of the fringe in the Evening Standard, The Mirror and The Daily Record.

As seen on BBC3 Quickies- Performer

As seen on Channel 4, The Great British Bake Off: An Extra Slice

  • Semi-Finalist English Comedian of the Year 2018

  • Runner Up, Bath Comedy Festival New Act Competition, 2016

  • Best Newcomer, Musical Comedy Awards 2015

  • Semi Finalist, Funny Women and Golden Gestures 2015

  • Finalist in the Reading Comedy New Act 2014

  • 2nd place in Don Lusher Under 23 Competition, British Trombone Society, 2011