Brona is a wonderful Irish comedy writer and actor, who has most recently been working on Tracey Breaks the News, 8 Out of 10 Cats and Harry Hill’s Alien Fun Capsule, as well as developing various projects with CPL, Tiger Aspect and Disney. She has worked with Disney on several projects including The Lodge, for which she wrote a newly broadcast episode. She has also filmed a pilot for Channel 4, both as a performer and writer.
She is the winner of the BAFTA Rocliffe New Comedy Writing Award 2013 for sitcom Nannies; winner of the NYTVF Pitch Award 2013 for new comedy reality format Teen Time Machine and a finalist in the BeActive Comedy Lab Award 2012 for sketch The Potential Wives of Prince Harry.
Her television writing includes Newzoids, Host the Week, the BAFTA Television Awards, Films in the Frame (a BAFTA produced show for iPlayer), Dave Gorman: Modern Life is Goodish, Ooglies and Off Their Rockers. Script commissions include BBC Comedy, BBC Radio, CPL and Grand Pictures.
Brona is a long-time collaborator of comic Aisling Bea (8 Out of Ten Cats, Dead Boss, Come Fly with Me) and writer Tony Cooke (The Legend of Dick and Dom, Diddy Movies, The Armstrong and Miller Show).
Her writing credits for stage include Effigy (Irish National tour, RTE Radio1) and Jobless Satisfaction (co-written/performed with Aisling Bea – Edinburgh, Dublin, Portlaoise).
Having trained at LAMDA, she has gone on to work on stage with Hull Truck, BBC at Bush Hall, Urgent Theatre and Theatre 503 among others. She has extensive screen experience including Estate Agents, The Potential Wives of Prince Harry, Narcopolis and 50 Kisses.