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Katy Ashworth

A little bit about me…

Biography

Katy Ashworth is a British TV presenter, actor and live performer. She has been a household name in the UK for the BAFTA award winning Channel CBeebies since 2009 as the host of their flagship cookery show ‘ I Can Cook’ and though the daily links in the ‘CBeebies house’.  She has toured the world entertaining children and their families with her one woman live shows from Glastonbury Festival to South Africa since 2009 as well as performing in theatre shows at regional theatres around the country, Wembley stadium and the west end.

 

She achieved a first class honours degree in Drama from the University of Exeter. She also trained in Commedia dell’arte in Italy and at Jaques le Coq in Paris. She is known for her friendly and down to earth presenting style and is an accomplished actor, singer and voiceover artist.

 

For a full list of past credits please scroll below.

 

Katy is also an established artist and has her own art and illustration business.

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Selected works…

Showreel

From over the years…

Credits

  • 2011-20: Presenter | CBeebies | Presentation
  • 2013-20: Presenter | CBeebies | South Africa presentation
  • 2015: Contestant | BBC | Celebrity Mastermind
  • 2015: Presenter | Katy’s Monster Band | TaDaKids    
  • 2014: Mrs Darling | CBeebies | Peter Pan
  • 2014: Presenter | CBeebies | CBeebies Prom
  • 2014: Presenter | CBeebies | Series 1 and 3 Justin’s House
  • 2012: Cook | CBeebies | Jack and the Beanstalk
  • 2012: Presenter | CBeebies | I Can Cook Series 1-4
  • 2011: Cook | CBeebies | Strictly Cinderella
  • 2010: Aladdin | CBeebies | Aladdin
  • 2010: Funky Fairy | CBeebies | Jack and Jill
  • 2017: Fairy Godmother | Bolton Albert Halls | Cinderella
  • 2016: Grandma | Arts Theatre, West End | Stig of the Dump
  • 2015: The Forest Fairy | Theatre Royal Bath | Jack and the Beanstalk
  • 2014: Fairy Godmother “ The Anvil Basingstoke | Cinderella
  • 2012: Peter Pan | The Empire Theatre, Sunderland | Peter Pan
  • 2011: Peter Pan | The Centre Theatre, Chatham | Peter Pan
  • 2010: Peter Pan | The Alban Arena, St. Albans | Peter Pan
  • 2009: Various Roles | The Electric Theatre, Guildford | Our Tudors
  • 2010-19: Katy’s Family Fun show | Various festivals and commercial venues in the UK  and worldwide
  • 2011-15:  I Can Cook Live! | The Good Food and Wine show in South Africa
  • 2015: Time with Katy | Butlins UK Tour
  • 2013-14: I Can Cook Live! | Butlins UK Tour
  • 2012-15: CBeebies Live! | UK arena tours
  • 2011: Katy’s Roadshow | UK Tour in Regional Theatres across the UK
  • 2009-20: Vocalist | CBeebies | Bedtime song, seasonal songs, days of the week songs and birthday song
  • 2020: Lead Vocalist | UK Festival Tour | Katy and The Music Machine
  • 2015: Lead vocalist | The Royal Festival Hall | The Great Big Gig
  • 2014: Vocalist | Macmillan | Lucy Cousins treasury of Nursery Rhymes book
  • 2014: Vocalist | Macmillan | Lucy Cousins Bedtime Rhymes book
  • 2013: Vocalist | Pippa’s Poppets ltd | Pippa’s Poppet’s’ pre school sing along album
  • 2013: Vocalist | Universal | Andy and the Odd Socks
  • 2011: Choir director | The Bristol Children’s choir
  • 2011: Choir director | The St.Michael’s children’s choir
  • 2006-09: Lead Vocalist | Exeter University Jazz Orchestra
  • 2006-09: Vocalist | The Sylvan Road Jazz trio
  • 2007-09: Choir Director | Exeter University Soul Choir
  • 2007: Choir Director | Rock Choir
  • 2009-20: Voice over | CBeebies | various website games, trailers and apps
  • 2016: Audiobook | Macmillan | Children's bedtime stories
  • 2015: Audiobook | Macmillan | Children's nursery Rhymes and Bedtime Rhymes
  • 2014: Audiobook | Bloomsbury | Florentine and PigEva Katzler and Jess Mikhail
  • BA Hons Degree Drama at The University of Exeter
  • Commedia dell’arte | Antonio Fava | Scuola Internazionale dell’attore comico
  • Jaques le Coq | Paris
  • Grade 5 piano
  • Jazz/soul/rock vocals
  • Harmony
  • Backing vocals
  • Ukulele
  • Basic french
  • Illustration
  • Movement
  • Television presenting
  • Story writing
  • Songwriting
  • Teaching

Let’s talk

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