Twayna Mayne started performing in 2010. Her distinctive downbeat style paired with her deliciously honest material has taken her to the finals of numerous new act competitions including the prestigious NATYS & Up the Creek’s One to Watch.
“Superb deadpan wit” – Time Out
“A stand-out act with bags of potential” – The Stage
“A delightfully downbeat stand -up” – Chortle
NOMINEE | Leicester Mercury Comedian of the Year 2016
FINALIST | Leicester Square New Comedian of the Year 2014
Time Out | ‘One to Watch’ 2014
THIRD PLACE | NATYS 2014
FINALIST | Up the Creek ‘One to Watch’ 2013
Recommended by The Guardian, London Evening Standard and Time Out, Britney is a duo made up of Funny Women Regional Finalists (2018) Charly Clive and Ellen Robertson.
Charly played the lead role of Marnie in Channel 4’s “must-see” 6 x 45’ comedy-drama series Pure, giving what Digital Spy describe as a “star-making performance”. Ellen Robertson was recently seen in triple Olivier Award winner Mike Bartlett’s latest play, Snowflake, which received rave reviews: “Ellen Robertson puts in a late, touching appearance as Maya.” ★★★★ – Guardian. Ellen and Charly are working on new live material and are developing a scripted television project with Pure producers Drama Republic.
This Swedish stand-up's honesty and self-referential comedy is unapologetic as it explores topics from intersectionality to adult virginity - as seen in recent shows Hymen Manouvre and Bubble Buttwhich recieved praise from the likes of Sarah Millican and Graham Norton who deemed her "Really funny, really rude but also refreshingly honest and smart".
In the UK she's gained recognition from the BBC whom included her in their New Talent Hotlist.
'fascinating… she keeps the jokes and surprises coming' Times
Rising star Kemah Bob is an exciting stand-up comedian, writer, improviser, drag king, presenter and producer from Houston, Texas - and is proud of drinking the same tap water as Beyoncé. Currently based in London, after studying at the Upright Citizens Brigade in Los Angeles, Kemah moved to the UK to obtain an MA in TV, with the mission to Make Television Great Again! Her material centres around Black cultural identity, mental health, sexuality and gender, using comedy as a tool for enlightenment and empowerment.
In addition to performing stand-up and hosting events in London and around the UK, Kemah also runs The FOC IT UP Comedy Club, a monthly showcase of Femmes of Colour in comedy. Alongside stand-up Kemah also hosts UNSTABLE on Transmission Roundhouse, a radio show chronicling her navigation of mental health and adulthood. She is a regular guest on The Guilty Feminist podcast and has performed to sold-out audiences at their Live shows at The London Palladium.
Chloe Green is a queer comedian who makes jokes about life as a Labour Party staffer and the patriarchy. Sounds like a misnomer? It's Ms. Nomer, thanks very much.
Chloe is a co-founder of queer comedy collective The LOL Word, which had a sell-out run at the Edinburgh Fringe 2018. She’s also a member of the Soho Theatre Young Company, was named one of the top lesbian and bi comedians to watch out for by Pink News in 2018, and was a Semi-Finalist in the BBC New Comedy Award 2018. As seen on Pink News and LADbible, as seen at Latitude, and as heard on BBC Radio 4 Extra.
Saba Husain is a writer and comedian (Max Turner Prize finalist 2019, 2Northdown New Act of the Year Semi Finalist) who has performed the Heimlich manoeuvre successfully, twice. This is what good karma looks like!
“Strangely endearing” - Bechdel Theatre
“Very clean and nice” - Janet, Airbnb
FINALIST - Chortle Student Comedy Award
FINALIST - Leicester Square Theatre New Comedian of the Year