PRESS:

TV:

Featured in "Upskirting" segment on BBC News (September 2018)

Guest on Victoria Derbyshire, BBC 2 (June 2018)

Contestant on Pitch Battle (also here) with The Noteables, BBC 1 (July 2017)

PODCAST & RADIO:

Guest on She Did What? podcast (October 2018)

Guest on Andrew Castle Show, LBC Radio (16th June 2018)

PRINT:

Interview in Eastern Eye (February 2019)

Interview in Oh Comely (Issue 37, 2017)

DIGITAL:

Interview (digital version of print release Feb 22 2019) with Eastern Eye (February 2019)

Featured in “My Community” with Ideal Flatmate (October 2018)

Interviewed for 'Wonderful Women" for Honest Mum (September 2018)

Interviewed for "Upskirting Follow-Up" for Refinery 29 (June 2018)

Interview with Davey Granger (May 2018)

Interview with She Rocks (May 2018)

Interviewed for "#StopSkirtingTheIssue" by Refinery29 (November 2017)

Interviewed for "Magic & Musings" as part of the female creative series (June 2017)

Interviewed for "This Is What A Vegan Looks Like" by All Good All Vegan (May 2017)

Interviewed for #BreakFree campaign by Marie Claire (February 2016)

Interviewed for What Inspires Us to Blog by WordPress (October 2015)

Featured in Racism in America and Across The Pond by Lynne Brown (August 2015)

Featured in Why Are We Obsessed With (White) 'Britishness'? by ShoutOut UK (August 2015)

Profile/Interview in BuzzFeed (August 2015)

Freshly Pressed on WordPress for What It's Like Not Being White (August 2015)

 

Awards

 "Next Big Thing (Nominee)" from Thirty Plus Blog Awards for TAPE PARADE, 2017

"Young Directors Award" from C4CC for WOLF PACK, 2013-2014

"Student-Led Initiatives Grant" from University of London for WOLF PACK, 2012

"Best Debut Score" and "Best Student Original Score", from Edinburgh Fringe for A Strange Wild Song, 2012

Woodwind Scholarship from Aberystwyth Music Festival, 2011

"Mitsubishi Cup for Outstanding Achievement" from St Georges College, 2008 (school award)

 

Selected Quotes

For Heather and Harry:

"an exceptionally talented live musician" - Three Weeks

"a puckish presence and quirky musical sidekick.... she is an independent spirit, quite capable of adding to the chaotic humour" - Fringe Review

"Laila Woozeer' sardonic musician adds a few moments of ironic sharpness, as well as providing the melodic and inventive score" - The List

"hugely-varied musical skills... an inventive and engaging soundtrack, complete with piano accompaniment and vocal sound effects, including the occasional spoken aside" - Broadway Baby

"entertaining soundtrack... excellent facial expressions" - Edinburgh Review

"almost steals the show with her brilliant facial expressions" - London Pub Theatres

For QUIZCATS:

“a dream event” - Time Out

“London’s best Disney night out” - Great Little Place

“an undiscovered gem for London’s sizeable population of Disnerds” - What’s On London

For WOLF PACK:

"Strange and beautiful things with text and music" - Sound & Music

“Life-changing… changed my ideas on modern music” – London Contemporary Voices

“Sodding brilliant” – Edge Music London

"eclectic and free-thinking direction from Laila Woozeer" - BBC Music Magazine

"slick, entertaining and musically brilliant" - Wholehog Theatre Company

“Audience was left...entranced at (her) dynamism” Melkonian Music News

“quirky covers… excellent solo performances… (a) sense of serious commitment to the work and audience” – Colin Johnson

For A Strange Wild Song:

"haunting, dysphoric live music” – Broadway Baby

“her music is strange, wild and affecting” – The Herald

“multi-talented… beautiful and effective” - Fringe Guru

“one very talented multi-instrumentalist... the score is stunning” – Festival Journal

“with its effects and unconventional arcing, (the) looping, live soundtrack is a triumph” – Edinburgh Guide

"a moving and delicate performer" - The Upcoming

“an amazingly talented musician who was able to improvise and mimic any sound you can and cannot imagine” – ThreeWeeks

"haunting sound-scape, performed live and composed by the accomplished Laila Woozeer... deftly manipulates a range of effects pedals to create a spectrum of music and other-worldly sounds" - The Echo

Other work:

"she can sing pretty much anything" - Freeze Puppy

"always balancing confidence with the perfect amount of modesty" - BBC Music Magazine

"a highly innovative and inspiring young lady" - The Young Creatives

"superb...an original thinker and a wonderful musician" - Alexander Ivashkin

"A treat for the ears" - Shoreditch Radio

"excellent musicianship" - Liverpool Sound And Vision