Nina Conti

BBC New Comedy Award Winning Ventriloquist Famous for her Monkey Puppet

  • Won the BBC New Comedy Awards in 2002
  • Has headlined a number of high-profile comedy events including Edinburgh Festival Fringe, London’s Comedy Store and Hammersmith Apollo
  • Appeared as an actress in Family Tree, The Golf War and For Your Consideration
  • Directed her own documentaries based on her comedy routine
  • Appeared on a variety of radio sitcoms such as Clare in the Community

Nina Conti is one of the UK’s most famous ventriloquists and comedians whose iconic puppets have made her a star of stage and screen. Unique to other comedy acts currently on the circuit, her Monkey, Granny and Face Mask acts have delighted audiences at some of the country’s biggest venues and popular TV shows. Now bringing her excellent act to the world of virtual speaking, Nina and co have flawlessly transitioned to entertaining through a screen making her a great choice for any online event.

Despite also being a talented actress and writer, Nina’s main passion is undoubtedly stand-up comedy. Over the course of her career, she has sold out many famous arenas including the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, Montreal Comedy Festival and Melbourne International Comedy Festival. Nina’s big break came after she introduced Monkey to her act. Perhaps the most popular of all her puppets, with his foul mouth and mischievous nature delighting audiences up and down the country. As well as becoming a regular on panel shows Nona has also starred in a number of her own programmes including Nina Conti: Talk to the Hand, Make me Happy: A Monkey’s Search for Happiness, and Nina Conti Clowning Around. At all her virtual speaking events Monkey is able to entertain your audiences with his demanding and high energy nature always sure to bring many laughs.

Before fully committing to her comedy act, Nina also proved herself to be a talented actress appearing in Black Books and Holby City. Most recently she’s revisited the profession appearing in HBO comedy The Family Tree. A fantastic voiceover artist she has also leant her voice to many radio comedies including Clare in the Community, Sneakiepeeks and Parsons and Naylor’s Pull-Out Sections.

Whether you require a virtual speaker, host or comedian Nina has something for you. Her intelligent, diverse and hilarious act makes her the ideal virtual speaker bringing her innovative humour to more people than ever before.

Official Testimonials

Nina Conti is regularly booked to engage audiences at virtual events, read their latest feedback below:

“Gut-bustingly funny and the crowd roared their approval throughout … trust me, it is yet another ingenious, adventurous conceit that has had a real comic intelligence applied to it. This is a really well thought out, clever, witty and downright brilliant show. Wonderful entertainment performed by an artist at the peak of her powers.” – The Mirror, UK

“Excellent performance from a very talented lady (and monkey & granny!). She managed to keep a crowd of 860 (mainly male) guests quiet and entertained for almost 25minutes!! Result – well done! We would recommend her act to anyone. She’s brilliant.” – The Construction Manager of the Year Awards 2011

To enquire about Nina Conti for your next virtual event or webinar, simply contact The Online Speakers Agency via or call a booking agent on 0203 9317 391.