Artists and Comedians
Sofie Hagen is a London-based Danish comedian and podcaster. She has toured with comedy shows and hosted a number of podcasts
Sofie Hagen was born in Denmark on 10 November 1988.
Hagen moved to London in September 2012 to perform regular comedy. In 2013 Time Out identified Hagen as “One to Watch“.Hagen won the Laughing Horse New Act of the Year the same year; the first woman to win the award.
In August 2015, Hagen took her debut hour show, Bubblewrap to the Edinburgh Fringe Festival. The show was favourably received with 5 star reviews from ThreeWeeks, The Skinny and The Daily Mirror. Bubblewrap also received 4 star reviews from Chortle, Timeout, Beyond the Joke, The Herald, The Sunday Times and FestMag. The show won the Fosters sponsored Edinburgh Comedy Awards for Best Newcomer. In November, Virago Press published her essay in the collection I Call Myself a Feminist.
In July 2016, Hagen appeared in the Channel 4 miniseries Outsiders. She took her second solo show, Shimmer Shatter to the Edinburgh Festival Fringe in August. She attempted to make her next tour welcoming for fans with anxiety issues by allowing them to contact her before shows to let her know their needs. She also asked the majority of venues on the tour to provide gender neutral toilets for fans who don’t identify as male or female.[
The Guardian describes Hagen on stage as having “an easy charm ... and an ability to combine delicate subject matter with big, accessible laughs.“