Rose
Johnson

Comedy writer performer 


Rose is a stand-up comedian, writer, actress, and one-third of sketch group Birthday Girls, whose BBC podcast Birthday Girls’ House Party was nominated for the 2019 British Podcast Award for Best Comedy. Rose’s recent acting roles have included reprising her character Dee in the second series of Channel 4’s Lee and Dean, appearing with David Tennant and Jessica Hynes in BBC4’s There She Goes, and featuring alongside Anna Paquin in UKTV’s Flack. Previous TV highlights include Absolutely Fabulous, Mr Sloane and Russell Howard’s Gert Lush. 

Rose writes regularly for children’s television, with credits including Thomas The Tank EngineSwashbuckle,
and the Children’s BAFTA nominated Gigglebiz. Rose also writes for Radio 4, and has script edited several episodes of topical show Newsjack.

Rose regularly performs stand-up across the country, and MCs a monthly comedy night in Peckham Rye (★★★★ ‘Superb… Confident, confessional delivery of strongly relatable material’ What’s On London). Rose will be providing tour
support for Suzi Ruffell and Jess Fostekew on their upcoming national tours, and she is currently working on her debut solo show to take to the Edinburgh Fringe in 2020. 

With Birthday Girls, Rose has enjoyed sell-out runs at the Edinburgh Fringe and London’s Soho Theatre (★★★★★ ‘This is joy’ Skinny). The trio recently wrote and performed a series of sketches for the Beano on Sky/ Now TV, and they
have also appeared on BBC Radio 4’s Sketchorama, ITV2’s elevenish and BBC3’s Live at the Electric.

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CV

Television

Karen 
Zeppotron for BBC Two
Guest 
BBC Children's for CBBC
Tess 
BBC Studios for BBC One
Dee 
Director Mark O'Sullivan and Miles Chapman
Bingo Productions for Channel 4
Swimming Pool Mum 
Merman Productions for BBC Four
Dee 
Bingo Productions for Channel 4
Rose 
Hat Trick for UKTV
Various Sketch Characters 
Talkback for ITV2
George 
Wildseed Studios for Channel 4
Woman On Tube 
Big Talk Productions for Sky Atlantic
Ticket Woman 
Avalon Television for BBC Two
Girl 3 
Running Bare Productions for BBC Three
Various Roles 
Objective Productions for Channel 4
Sketch Comedy (Birthday Girls) 
Avalon for BBC Three
Patsy's Intern 
BBC One
Various Roles 
CBBC
Sheila 
Feel Good Fiction for BBC One
Various Roles 
Zeppotron for BBC

Writer 

Writer 
Little Dot for BBC
Co-writer 
CITV/ITV
Co-writer 
Mattel for Channel 5
Co-writer 
Beano for Now TV
Co-writer 
Russia Today
Writer 
BBC Children's for CBeebies
Co-writer 
CBeebies
Writer 
BBC Children's for CBeebies
Co-writer 
CBeebies

E! Entertainment Channel Idents

NBC Universal

Radio

Writer 

Script Editor/Co-writer 
Production Company BBC Inhouse
Broadcaster BBC Radio 4
Co-writer/Performer 
Production Company Whistledown
Broadcaster BBC Radio 1
Herself 
Production Company Whistledown
Broadcaster BBC Radio 1
Various Roles 
Production Company BBC Inhouse
Broadcaster BBC Radio 4

Theatre

Enthusiastic Nutter 
Various Roles 

Performer & Co-writer 

Various Sketch Characters 
Various Sketch Characters