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Njambi McGrath

Njambi McGrath recently filmed her comedy special “Breaking Black”

Since her debut in 2010, she was voted 1 of 5 top up and coming female comedians 2012 by Fabulous magazine barely 14 months later. She was shortlisted for the BBC Radio New Comedy Awards x 2 a year later. She guested shows like Saturday Live BBC Radio 4 and ½ hour profile on BBC World service and has been showcased on BBC Radio 2 and BBC Radio 4Xtra, featured on STV, French TV(Business Africa/Initiative Africa) and Bloomberg Africa TV, Nigerian TV. She has been profiled in the Guardian / Daily Nation (Kenya) featured on Arise TV. She reached the finals of many comedy competitions. She has written and performed 4 Edinburgh shows to critical acclaim.

Njambi is an author currently working on her 2nd book, blogger and podcaster. Njambi is fluent in 3 languages.


Njambi is the author of Through the Leopard’s Gaze and is represented by Literary agent Emily Sweet currently working on her second book and contributor to HuffPost, Glam Africa and I-news.


★★★★ ‘The most unique show at the Edinburgh Festival’ The List

 ‘Potentially major comedian’ John Fleming

 ‘Extraordinarily powerful’ Kate Copstick


BBC Radio 4 Saturday Live

BBC Radio Word service

Colourful Radio London Guest

Standup Sit-Down Show presenter

BBC 3 Counties Radio

OnFM Drivetime Show June 2012 (presenter and guest)


BBC World New Years Comedy 2018

STV Edinburgh Festival

ITV  6 clock news

Sky News


Finalist International Delphic Comedy Oct 2017 Johannesburg

Finalist Laughing Horse 2015

2nd Place Piccadilly New Act Competition

Quarter finalist BBC Radio 2 New Comedy Awards

Semi-finalist Laughing Horse New Act 2013

Semi Finalist Funny Women Competition 2012 / 2013

Finalist Costa Coffee Comedy Challenge 2011 – performed at the Comedy Store

Quarter finalist Leicester Square New Act of the Year 2011

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