Kerry Godliman is an English comedian and actress best known for her role as Hannah in the television series “Derek” directed by Ricky Gervais.
One of Godliman’s key roles was as Hannah in “Derek,” a series that won the heart of audiences and critics alike. She also showcased her acting chops in “Save Me,” “After Life,” and “Our Girl.” Her performances often resonate with real-life emotional depth, making her characters both believable and endearing. Beyond acting, she has been a regular panelist on comedy shows like “Mock the Week” and “8 Out of 10 Cats Does Countdown,” highlighting her adaptability in both scripted and unscripted formats.
Godliman has had the opportunity to work with a broad spectrum of talented individuals. Among them are Ricky Gervais, with whom she collaborated in both “Derek” and “After Life,” and Lennie James in “Save Me.” She has also shared screen time with Michelle Keegan in “Our Girl,” Suranne Jones in “Save Me,” and Diane Morgan in “After Life.” Additionally, she has appeared alongside comedy peers such as Dara Ó Briain, Sean Lock, Jon Richardson, and Rachel Riley in various panel shows. Her collaboration with Brett Goldstein in the podcast “Films to Be Buried With” is another notable mention.
Kerry Godliman was nominated for a BAFTA TV Award for “Derek,” affirming her ability to turn heads in the industry. Her appearances in prominent comedy festivals like Edinburgh Festival Fringe have also garnered positive reviews.