Sweet as chocolate and twice as dark, Rachel's comedy treads the line between kitchen sink confessional and a bleakness unmatched by her peers. A finalist of several prestigious competitions including Funny Women, City Life Comedian of the Year, NATY'S, English Comedian of the Year and the Welsh Unsigned Stand Up Award she can move from amiable and engaging comedy to serial killers in the same sentence.
Aside from gigging up and down the country, Rachel co-hosts and co-writes the popular serial killer themed podcast All Killa No Filla. In just over 18 months it has acquired tens of thousands of listeners around the world and live shows have been in high demand.
Rachel also guest-starred on a recent episode of the anarchic panel show, Panel Beaters hosted by Gary Delaney and Caimh McDonnell.
Recently Rachel took to the Side Splitter comedy stage at rock festival Download and wowed the crowd. Following a successful run at the Edinburgh Fringe, she continues to rock her audiences' worlds up and down the country!
"Cuts a compelling figure as a charming and sweet but doom-laden Mancunian."
"Darkly hilarious Wunderkind."
"Very good material. Fairburn had confidence and charisma."
Beyond the Joke
Rachel brought her show 'Her Majesty' to Edinburgh, winning over audiences with an hour of fantastic observational comedy.
"A cracker of a show" ★★★★
"Gag-heavy, opinionated and smart...you should bow down to her majesty" ★★★★