Gráinne Maguire

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Gráinne Maguire is an award winning stand up comedian and comedy writer.

She has appeared on Dave’s UnSpun with Matt Forde, Comedy Central’s Alternative Comedy Experience, RTE’s Cutting Edge, Channel 5’s When The News Goes Horribly Wrong and can be heard on Radio 4’s The Now Show, More Money Than Sense, An Idiot’s Guide, Breaking The News and Radio 2’s What If?

She is a regular contributor to The Sarah Brett Show on 5 Live and has appeared on BBC1’s Question Time, Sky News, ITV1’s The Agenda, Radio 4’s Women’s Hour, Pieenars Politics and Good News Bad News.

She has performed at The Edinburgh Fringe Festival, The Galway Comedy Festival, The Aarhus Comedy Festival and The Kilkenny Cats Laugh.

She was nominated for Best Show at the 2016 Leicester Comedy Festival and Best Show by Broadway World at the 2018 Edinburgh Fringe Festival.

She has done tour support for Rob Delaney and Stewart Francis.

She is a regular writer for Channel Four’s The Last Leg, The Alternative Election Special, E4’s 8/10 Cats and BBC’s BAFTA Award Ceremony.

A 2015 an episode of Newsjack that she script-edited with Sarah Campbell won the Rose D’Or Award for Best Radio Comedy.

PRESS QUOTES

“Blisteringly Funny” – The Arts Fringe

“A must see from a comedian at the top of her game” – Edinburgh Festivals

“A self assured performance from a woman who has mastered her craft” – The Skinny

“Original and unpredictable – a delightful, incisive hour of truth and madness” – Fringe Guru

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