EGG, a new and exciting comedy double act made up of Anna Leong Brophy and Emily Lloyd-Saini. After improvising together in award winning improv troupe ‘BattleActs!’ for over 5 years, they made the leap into sketch comedy together as EGG. Their first live show, ‘EGG: Static’ receiving positive reviews from both audience and critics at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival in 2016. Their official debut, Richard Pictures, enjoyed sold out shows at the Fringe in 2018, and was produced by Berk’s Nest and directed by Phoebe Bourke.

You can check out EGG’s online sketches in our ‘Stuff We’ve Done page’

Praise for Egg: Static:

“…hilarious, silly and ab-achingly beautiful…”★★★★ (Funny Women)

“comedy duo Egg make it look easy…. zippy and infectiously fun”★★★★ (Three Weeks)

Praise for Richard Pictures:

Everything you want from sketch comedy… my only hope is we see this duo on our telly real soon. ★★★★★ (MCM Magazine)

An absolute blast… Their chemistry is potent. This is a perfect, nutritious little package containing a yolk of this year’s hot topics. ★★★★ (Fest)

A supremely confident hour from a pair whose stars are sure to rise… refreshingly honest and very, very funny. ★★★★ (The Skinny)

No doubt Egg will be snapped up for TV or radio very soon… they’re certainly ready. ★★★★ (Funny Women)

Feminist sketch comedy is superior fare… When it comes to getting a break, Egg are asking for it. ★★★★ (The List)


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ThreeWeeks gets to know EGG

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More general praise…

★★★★ “Anna Leong Brophy impresses…” (The Guardian)

★★★★★ “Stand out performance from Anna leong Brophy…” (What’s On Stage)

★★★★ “Acted with total conviction by Anna Leong Brophy” (Guardian)

“Lloyd Saini delivers a masterly close-quarters performance, utterly convincing…” (Exeunt)

★★★★ “…her energy and charm absolutely won us over” (Broadway Baby)

“Lloyd Saini carries it brilliantly” (Leicester Mercury)

Emily Lloyd-Saini

An actor, stand-up comedian and improviser, Emily has recently starred in Channel 4’s Flowers and BACK, BBC’s W1A and ITV’s Doctor Foster. As a stand up, she has recently appeared on Rob Delaney’s Stand Up Central and on the BBC 2’s The Big Asian Stand Up.

Emily’s BBC Asian Network radio show ‘The Mawaan and Emily Show’ was nominated for both an ARIA and ‘Best Show’ in the Asian Media Awards.

Anna Leong Brophy

Anna is an actor, comedian and improviser. As an actor she recently starred in In the Night Time at the Orange Tree Theatre and Sparebnb for Two Larks Films. She plays Lucy Ximen in EPIX’s Berlin Station.

Anna is a seasoned theatre performer having appeared at theatres around the country including Shakespeare’s Globe, Chichester Festival Theatre, The Roundhouse and Soho Theatre.