Enjoy Celebrity Radio’s Comedian Vikki Stone Interview
Vikki Stone is an English stand-up comedian, actress and musician.
She has been listed by The Observer as one of the Top 5 Comedians to see at the Edinburgh Festival.
As a child Vikki trained as a classical musician at Wells Cathedral School and in 1997 became Flautist for the National Children’s Orchestra. Between 1999-2001 she was a member of the National Youth Music Theatre, performing in various productions.
Later training was as an Actor/Musician at Rose Bruford College and then a post-graduate at The Royal Academy of Music.
After graduating Vikki toured with Elton John as backing vocalist at venues including The Royal Albert Hall, National Exhibition Centre, and Wembley Arena.
Vikki has a wonderful singing voice, incredible piano skills and a brilliant sense of humour. Combined, these create a power-house performance…..
Find full tour dates & clips of Vikki Stone @ www.vikkistone.com
Enjoy Alex Belfield’s Exclusive interview with Vikki via YouTube:
As well as acting in theatre productions, it was during this time that she decided to give comedy a go at some open mic nights. After nine such gigs she had been spotted by NBC’s Last Comic Standing and made it to the last 20 comics selected in Britain, and was filmed by NBC at The Comedy Store, in London.
A year later in 2008 Vikki made it to the final of The Hackney Empire New Act of the Year.
She has appeared as a comedian on “I’m a Celebrity Get Me Out Of Here! Now!” (ITV2), ‘Richard Hammond’s Secret Service’ (BBC1), “Greatest Ever 3D Moments” (Channel 4), ‘Britain In Bed’ and ‘Most Annoying People’ (BBC3), ‘The Hour’ (STV), ‘FlashPrank’ (MTV), ‘That Sunday Night Show’ and ‘This Morning’ (ITV1).
Following a spoof ‘How To’ look like Hilary Devey video which gained popularity after the real Hilary Devey became a fan of the impression, Vikki appeared in BBC2’s ‘The Hilary Devey Story’ performing as Hilary.
In 2012 Vikki released The Phillip Schofield Song in which Phillip Schofield plays a cameo of himself, where he talks to Vikki through the television from the This Morning set.
Following the success of the video, Vikki performed the song live on ITV1 to Phillip on This Morning….
Interview and review by Alex Belfield for Celebrity Radio 12th September 2014