Comedy with Michelle de Swarte and an all female stellar line-up, for International Women's Day

  • Mama Shelter London


  • Comedy, Pop-Up and Something A Little Different
  • No tickets available
  • Over 18
  • Tue, 5th Mar 2024 @ 18:30 - 22:00
  • 18:30 - 22:00

Mama is delighted to be celebrating International Women's Day with a series of events throughout the week. Here, we host a comedy night full of belly laughs with a stellar line-up of talented female comedians. MC'd by the charming Alexandra Haddow, our headliner Michelle de Swarte along with Helen Bauer, Laura Smyth and Ester Manito will help laugh us straight into Spring! See bios below.

Michelle de Swarte / Headliner
Michelle is an actress, comedian, writer and TV Presenter. Her comedic skills has seen her grace the stages of Edinburgh Fringe Festival and live at the Apollo, as well as appearances on Never Mind the Buzzcocks, Chris Moyles Comedy Empire and I'm a Celebrity Get me Out of Here!

Helen Bauer
Helen is a comedian and writer, with radio appearances. Other appearances include Live at the Apollo, Edinburgh Nights, The Stand Up Sketch Show and Pep Talk to name a few. Helen hosts podcast Trusty Hogs with fellow comedian Catherine Bohart.

Esther Manito
Esther is another Live at the Apollo performer, who has secured numerous comedic appearances from Stand-Up Sketch Show to Crusade nominated for best show by Funny Women. Esther was the first female comedian to perform at the Dubai Opera House.

Sara Barron
Sara is a American comedian and writer. In 2018, she debuted at Edinburgh Fringe Festival, caught her first Best Newcomer Award nomination at the Edinburgh Comedy Awards, and returned to the festival in 2019 and again in 2022. As with some her co-lineup she has graced the stage of Live at the Apollo, as well as Frankie Boyle's New World Order and Celebrity Mastermind

Alexandra Haddow / MC
Our MC for the evening will be Alex, who has become one of the most popular MC's on the circuit, brilliant at crowd work but also adept at her own style of stand-up. Currently touring with her 'Not My Finest Hour' show up to until February, Alexandra has supported comedy icons such as Frankie Boyle and Eshaan Akbar.





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