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Lara Ricote is a Mexican-American-Venezuelan stand up comic who has won the Best Newcomer Award at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival 2022 for her critically acclaimed show GRL/LATNX/DEF and won the Funny Stage Women Award in London in 2021. She’s based in Amsterdam, NL and has been working in London for the last year. Since then she’s been on Comedy Central, Channel 4 shows, E4 shows, and Dave panel shows. She has performed all over the UK, Europe and Argentina, in both Spanish and in English.

The Guardian describes her as a “razor-sharp goofball,” and her show as a “riotously inventive show that blurs notions of race, gender and disability.”

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