Katherine Ryan is currently dominating the television and live comedy scenes both in the UK and abroad. Katherine's debut 6 x 30' Netflix sitcom The Duchess was released on the 11th September 2020 and leapt to the top of the UK Netflix chart. Katherine not only stars in the lead role but also wrote and Executive Produced all episodes. The Duchess follows two critically acclaimed stand-up specials for Netflix – the second of which, Glitter Room, was released globally on 1 July 2019, following 2017's In Trouble. She was only the second UK based comedian to get a Netflix Global 60' special released in all territories after Jimmy Carr – and is still the only woman.
Katherine has co-hosted six series of Comedy Central's smash hit show Your Face or Mine with Jimmy Carr. She can currently be seen on Comedy Central as a judge on Roast Battle Series 4 and has judged every other series. Katherine can also currently be seen each week as a Team Captain on E4's 8 Out of 10 Cats Series 22 along with fellow Team Captain Rob Beckett and host Jimmy Carr. She hosted the marquee all-female 8 Out of 10 Cats Does Countdown special (C4) in 2018 and has been a regular contributor on Cats Does Countdown for many series. She also co-hosted Channel Four's tentpole Alternative Election Special with Krishnan Guru Murthy in December 2019.
Katherine will soon be seen hosting a primetime BBC Two talent competition series, ALL THAT GLITTERS, which features eight talented jewellers going head to head. Katherine will also soon be seen as Joan Rivers in Sky Arts' Urban Myth - WHEN JOAN KISSED BARBRA.
Having been a treasured stalwart on British panel shows for many years, Katherine was a team captain on Netflix's first ever global comedy panel show – The Fix alongside host Jimmy Carr. She has made countless appearances on the UK television - from the BBC's smash hit series Who Do You Think You Are alongside hosting Have I Got News For You three times and appearances on Would I Lie To You, QI and Live at The Apollo, to a contestant on Dave's Taskmaster Series 2 and the Champion of Champions Special and giving her own inimitable lecture on Comedians Giving Lectures. Other notable TV credits include C4's Travel Man with Richard Ayoade, The Big Fat Quiz of The Year (C4), The Big Narstie Show (C4), A League of Their Own (Sky), The Jonathan Ross Show (ITV), The Big Fat Quiz Of Everything (C4) and a team captain on Sky's flagship series Bring The Noise. On top of all this, Katherine hosted C4's factual-entertainment series How'd You Get So Rich? Based on the original series hosted by Joan Rivers. She was also the host of The Stand-Up Show with Katherine Ryan for The Comedy Network in Canada.
Katherine also has an acclaimed, hugely popular podcast - Telling Everybody Everything.