Rose Matafeo is a comedian, writer and actor from New Zealand.
Rose has written, produced and starred in three seasons of her own comedy sketch show Funny Girls for TV3 in New Zealand to great success and acclaim.
In the UK Rose has appeared on Have I got News for You and has a recurring role in the latest series of BBC sitcom W1A. She has also appeared in Please Like and Climaxed on BBC Three and performed stand up on Stand up Central on Comedy Central and Unspun for UKTV. She can currently be seen as a regular performer on UKTV’S Ultimate Worrier.
Rose was nominated for Best Newcomer in 2016 at the Melbourne International Comedy Festival. 2017 saw her return to the fringe with her new show, Sassy Best Friend, winning the Fred award for Best Show at the New Zealand Comedy Festival. On her return to Edinburgh, Sassy Best Friend was a sell-out show and officially one of the best reviewed comedy shows at the festival.
Rose is returning to the Edinburgh fringe in 2018 with her new show Horndog that has already been nominated for Best Show at both Melbourne and New Zealand Comedy Festivals.