Mel Giedroyc will entertain the eager crowds at this year's WOS Awards. The dazzling event, happening this Sunday 14th February at the Prince of Wales Theatre, will see the comic banter with “King of the Jungle” Biggins.
The WOS Awards are the only honours voted for by the public and it is looking like an exciting year following twelve months of impressive theatre.
Last year Giedroyc starred in New Boy at the Trafalgar Studios. Adapted by Russell Labey and co-starring The Drama Student Magazine Editor Phil Matthews, the play has been nominated for two awards – Best New Comedy and London Newcomer of the Year for her fellow actor Nicholas Hoult.
Giedroyc made her name in Channel 4's Light Lunch and Late Lunch with her comedy partner Sue Perkins.
Whatsonstage.com editorial director Terri Paddock commented: “Mel is one of the funniest – and loveliest – women working in UK entertainment today. As we kick off a new decade of both the century and the Whatsonstage.com Awards, we feel hugely lucky to have both her and Christopher Biggins as our fabulous new co-hosts. They are undoubtedly a winning team.
“We can't wait to see how they'll put their stamp on an evening that has already gained a reputation as the most raucous, unpredictable and fun of all the awards ceremonies.”
Sheridan Smith pulled out of presenting the awards due to a demanding work schedule on Legally Blonde.
A full review of the Awards will feature here online on Monday.