Tara Newton-Wordsworth is an actor, comic, wife and mum.
She recently took her sell out debut show Motherhood to Edinburgh Festival, which transferred to Soho Theatre in London.
Tara has performed in and directed renowned comedy sketch show NewsRevue both in London and at the Pleasance Courtyard (Edinburgh Festival). She worked with Fay Weldon, directing her play I love my love, played one of Nicole Kidman’s punk crew in How to talk to girls at parties directed by John Cameron Mitchell, and has written for children’s animation company Flying Bark.
Tara is a regular on the comedy circuit, and has performed at some of the world’s most prestigious comedy venues including The Stand, The Comic Strip, Broadway Comedy Club, Gotham, Angel Comedy and Downstairs at the Kings Head.
In 2020 she will be taking her new comedy Mummy Issues about maternal mental health to Brighton Fringe, and Edinburgh Festival.
‘Very talented and very of the moment’ – Stephen Fry
‘One of the slickest, most professional, hilarious shows you will ever see… if you only see one show make it this one’ ★★★★★ – The Sun
‘Presented with good humour and a pragmatic sense of realism… A good performer’ – One4Review
‘Brilliantly acted with razor sharp timing, an exquisite piece of ‘not to be missed’ fringe theatre’ – Chiswick Herald