Known for her unique mix of everyday observations and off-beat tangents, Yorkshire-born Amy is a multi-award winning comedian, actor and writer brimming with natural warmth and charm.
In 2022 Amy achieved the rare feat of getting 3 Award nominations at the Edinburgh Festival - for two different shows. Her debut Edinburgh solo show 'The Girl Before The Girl You Marry' received a number of 5 star reviews including The Skinny who called her "vivid and hilarious", ITalkTelly who said "astonishingly good...one of the most exciting and vivid new storytellers in comedy" and Funny Women "proper belly laughs...she's a comic of such natural ability that from the first few seconds she has the entire room entranced". This show was nominated for The NextUp 'Biggest Award in Comedy' as well as Dave’s Edinburgh Comedy Awards (the so-called "Oscars of Comedy") ‘Best Newcomer‘. In a Festival first, she also received a second Dave Comedy Award nomination for 'Nowt at Sea', which was performed as part of comedy duo 'The Delightful Sausage' and nominated for Best Show.
Her authentic, comic voice won her the prestigious BBC Caroline Aherne Bursary 2019 which led her to develop her own sitcom. She is one half of comedy duo ‘The Delightful Sausage’ which was nominated for Edinburgh Festival Best Show in 2019. In 2020 they won a Chortle Award for Best Sketch, Character or Improv act. ‘The Delightful Sausage’ have appeared on Harry Hill’s Clubnite for C4 and have also popped up on Sky and More 4, as well as creating online content for BBC3 and C4. They enjoyed a two week run at the Soho Theatre with their critically lauded show, 'Ginster’s Paradise' described as "Funny and hilariously sinister" by The Times. In 2021 they took their act to Radio 2 with ‘The Delightful Sausage on: Staycations’.
In 2022 she appeared as Julie in Channel 4's darkly comic drama 'Somewhere Boy' about an 18 year old who has spent his life imprisoned in his own home after his mother died in a car crash when he was little, so his father could protect him from 'monsters' in the outside world. In 2021 she appeared in hit new BBC Two comedy 'Alma's Not Normal' which won the BAFTA for 'Best Pilot' in 2020 and has been made into a 6-part series, written by and starring Sophie Willan. Also in 2021 she starred in ‘Flaps’ an all-female sketch show for Comedy Central, featuring some of the UK’s hottest up and coming comedy stars.
Other TV appearances include starring in and writing for CBBC sketch show ‘Big Fat Like’, BBC One drama series ‘Life’, as well as various roles and writing credits for ‘The Emily Atack Show’. She has written for CBBC’s BAFTA award-winning series ‘Class Dismissed’ as well as being invited into various writers rooms for exciting new projects spanning many channels. She also had a leading role in Radio 4’s ‘Phil Ellis is Trying’.
As a stand up, Amy has won multiple national competitions with her unique blend of confessional stories, intelligent observations and ridiculous, off-beat daftness.
● "Gledhill is a name to watch" – Evening Standard
● "Her jokes are strong and her presence joyful"– Chortle
● "Native Hullensian Amy Gledhill has collated the kind of awards portfolio that would shame a seasoned pro." The Skinny
Amy’s native accent is from Yorkshire, specifically Hull.
The Girl Before The Girl You Marry (Theatre, 2022-2023) – Herself, Edinburgh Festival & Soho Theatre
Somewhere Boy (TV, 2022) – Julie, Channel 4/All 4
The Delightful Sausage: Nowt At Sea (Edinburgh Festival, 2022) (Theatre, 2022) – Herself, Monkey Barrel Comedy
The Emily Atack Show (TV, 2020-2021) – Various characters, ITV/ITV Hub, Series 1 & 2
Alma's Not Normal (TV, 2021) – 'Lesley', BBC Two/BBC iPlayer, Series 1
Flaps (TV, 2021) – Various roles, Comedy Central, Series 2
The Delightful Sausage on: Staycations (Radio, 2021) – Various, BBC Radio 2
Big Fat Like (TV, 2020-2021) – Various roles, CBBC
Life (TV, 2020) – 'Susie', BBC One
Ginsters Paradise from The Delightful Sausage (Theatre, 2019) – Various, Edinburgh Festival, Soho Theatre
The Delightful Sausage: Cold Hard Cache (Theatre, 2018) – Various, Soho Theatre
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