Sally-Anne Hayward combines the things you shouldn’t like about your best friend’s mum with the sensibilities of Jack the Ripper.
An accomplished radio presenter with stage and TV acting credentials (‘Absolutely Fabulous’ BBC, ‘Why the Long Faces’ Square Donkey Productions, and TV warm-up for ‘Deal or No Deal’ Channel 4), Sally-Anne’s confident persona and quick wit have rapidly made her a much sought-after comedian. She’s a regular compere at Glastonbury Festival, and a keenly anticipated turn on the UK comedy circuit.
Sally-Anne is an award-winning comedian (Holsten Pils ‘Fans of Comedy’ award)and a sought-after corporate performer (with clients including Orange and Alcatel).
She has proven her writing talents with numerous Edinburgh Fringe shows and can display a depth of material that marks out the best comic talent. She has performed all over the world and has provided tour support for Sarah Millican, Russell Howard and Russell Kane.
Chortle praised her “bubbly stream of comedy anecdotes” and “butter wouldn’t melt in her mouth” style. BBC London Live simply called her ‘fabulous’. A journalist also, Sally-Anne has written for Standard Issue Magazine on a variety of subjects. Click HERE for an article on her hometown of Oxford, HERE for one on women in comedy and HERE for one about a school reunion.
“Innate effusive likeability with straightforward but effective writing…. a primetime act”Chortle.co.uk
“Small time country posh life versus young lady breaking into the stand-up circuit. Fabulous.” BBC
“Exceptionally funny”The Independent
“It’s easy to imagine Hayward at the 02 or guesting on QI. She is a crowd-pleaser and a straightforward observational comic, but so are most of Britain’s favourite comedians today. Hayward is easily the equal of any of them”The Skinny
“Clever observations and sharp punch lines” Three Weeks