Lolly Adefope

British comedian Lolly Adefope wasted little time making a name for herself on both sides of the pond. Born in London, she was selected to take part in the prestigious BBC Writers Room program after college. Soon after, she appeared at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, putting her on the comedy fast track. Small parts in British shows like "Josh" (BBC, 2014-17) and "Plebs" (ITV, 2013-). She also starred in the digital short "Lolly Adefope's Christmas" (Sky Arts, 2015). She began making the rounds of British talk shows and scored a role opposite Sue Johnston in the sitcom "Rovers" (Sky One, 2016). She worked steadily on television while continuing to develop her character-based stand-up set. Among her credits was an appearance on the Rupert Grint-Nick Frost program "Sick Note" (Sky One, 2017-) and a role on the tech industry comedy "Loaded" (Channel 4, 2017). She began moving into feature films as well, with small roles in the Mila Kunis-Kate McKinnon comedy "The Spy Who Dumped Me" (2018) and Tom Cruise's "Mission Impossible: Fallout" (2018). She crossed over to American television with lead roles in the sitcom "Miracle Workers" (TBS, 2019), starring Daniel Radcliffe, and as Aidy Bryant's best friend in "Shrill" (Hulu, 2019-). Back in Britain, she took part in Steve Coogan's talk show spoof "This Time with Alan Partridge" (BBC, 2019-) and played one of the put-upon spirits in "Ghosts" (BBC, 2019-).