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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.

Writing

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.

Press

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

 ‘Potentially major comedian’ John Fleming

 ‘Extraordinarily powerful’ Kate Copstick

Radio

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)

TV

BBC World New Years Comedy 2018

STV Edinburgh Festival

ITV  6 clock news

Sky News

Competitions

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