Juliette Burton

Juliette Burton

Photo of Juliette Burton wearing a red dress

Juliette Burton

Crazy Talk: A comedian’s guide to mental health


Join Juliette Burton, award-winning comedian and proudly mad harpy, as she takes you on a joyful journey through the map of her mind. Learn and laugh about mental health from an informed yet hilarious perspective. Topics covered may include mental illness, stigma, kindness, toxic positivity, awareness vs change, hope and probably a fair amount of glitter.

Currently shortlisted for 2024’s Disability Power 100, winner of Mervyn Stutter’s Pick of the Fringe 2023, winner of Voice Magazine’s Pick of the Fringe 2017, winner of the Argus Angel Award 2015 and 2012, “The Fringe Favourite” The Guardian, “Burton drips with charm – joyous” The Times, “Huge talent and then some” ★★★★★ Daily Mirror, “Burton shows the world it’s cool to be kind” Sunday Mail, “Educational and hilarious” ★★★★★ Edinburgh Festivals Magazine

Juliette Burton is also an ambassador for Rethink Mental Illness, works closely with MQ Mental Health Research, has worked with mental health charities Beat, Sane, Mind, OCDUK, Bipolar UK, YoungMinds and more. She is a writer for Cosmopolitan, The Independent, iPaper, BBC and more.

Juliette has lived with mental illness throughout her life. Sectioned under the mental health act aged 17, an inpatient 5 times for mental illness, diagnosed with 15 mental health conditions, in therapy for over 20 years, she’s learned a thing or two along the way – most of all, how to laugh about it all. Join Juliette for a fun yet informative giggle.