Comedian and Journalist
★★★★★'I'm confused and scared, in a good way... it's brilliant' - Cream of the Fringe
★★★★ 'Reminiscent of early Graham Norton (albeit sexier)' - The List
'Ludicrous, humorous and alcohol sodden' - Broadway Baby
'Russell Brand-esque' - Funny Women
From Shanghai to Shoreditch, funny girl and international popstar stalker, Eleanor Conway is a girl with a penchant for a good time and trouble. With a taste for travel and adventure this girl can sweet talk her way out of most situations; doing a runner from South Korea, sleeping in Hong Kong Zoo and befriending strippers from Tijuana to Sydney.
As a music presenter for Virgin, MTV Asia, Clash Music and Ministry of Sound, she's chased Oasis out of China, stalked Elbow from Wembley to the Gold Coast, been given dating advice by Kasabian, metaphorically broken into Princes’ house with pop vixen Ke$ha and single handedly awakened Justin Bieber’s boob appreciation.
Eleanor is a regular on BBC5Live, Virgin Media and BBC3 and is currently touring her sell out five star interactive comedy show 'Eleanor Conway's Comedy Rumble' through Edinburgh fringe 2013 and beyond. She brought her special brand of controversial comedy and audience participation to this yearʼs Glastonbury Festival, performing on stage to a staggering 3,000 fans and also been warming up for her Edinburgh show by taking Comedy Rumble to Londonʼs exclusive members' club, Soho House and London's Gherkin as well as sell out dates at The Comedy Cafe Theatre.
After a 4 year stint interviewing popstars in Asia, 2009 saw Eleanor Conway beat off worldwide competition to be crowned Virgin’s VPASS global reporter, as a result she reported backstage from V Festivals in Australia, USA, Canada and the UK. Combining her production with on screen skills she furthermore developed two international short form interview shows for Virgin Music, 'Eleanor Conway Presents:' and 'Virgin's Red Room'.
Speaking 3 languages, with a penchant for Sushi and the uncanny ability to get lost in 49 different cities, find her online and join in the ride.