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Sarah Callaghan

Sarah Callaghan

Sarah Callaghan is an award-winning comedian and writer who has taken the comedy scene by storm with her frank and fearless style.


The instant she steps on stage you know you’re in the presence of someone new and special - FIVE STARS - The Mirror

Sarah began performing comedy in 2010, quickly making her mark by becoming a Funny Women finalist the following year. In 2013 she won the Up The Creek ‘One To Watch’ award and was also a finalist in the Leicester Square Theatre New Act Competition.

Sarah now performs at some of the best comedy venues in the UK including The Stand, Banana Cabaret, The Frog & Bucket and Camden Comedy Club. 

Armed with bags of attitude, she’s a refreshing working-class comedy voice…reminiscent of a young Kathy Burke - FOUR STARS - The Herald

In 2014 she was named as ‘One to Watch’ by Time Out and in 2015 she took her critically-acclaimed debut hour show Elephant to the Edinburgh Fringe. A confessional exploration of escape and ambition, Elephantplayed to packed houses and received great reviews across the board.  Sarah was widely heralded as an exciting new comedic voice, a status cemented by her Malcolm Hardee Award nomination for ‘Act Most Likely To Earn A Million Quid’. She also appeared on E4’s Virtually Famous as a guest on Seann Walsh’s team.  Elephant subsequently toured to the prestigious Soho Theatre for a run of shows in 2016, again to acclaim, and then on to the Perth and Sydney Comedy Festivals in Australia.

A powerhouse. She’s an utter natural on stage… radiates confidence - FOUR STARS - Chortle

In 2016 Sarah was a guest on @elevenish (ITV2) and she returned to the Fringe with her eagerly-awaited follow-up, 24, which she once again took on to Australia for a second run of shows in the Sydney and Perth comedy festivals in 2017.   Sarah will return to Edinburgh in 2017 with a new show, and continues to take the live circuit by storm. 

Fiercely impressive and quite stunning - FOUR STARS - Scotsman

Magnificent performance. An absolute natural, Callaghan is definitely one to catch - Fest 

Callaghan oozes confidence. This supremely talented comic is ready for the next step. - FOUR STARS - Broadway Baby 



• Malcolm Hardee ‘Act Most Likely To Make A Million Quid’ 2015: Nominated

• Up The Creek One to Watch 2013: Winner

• Leicester Square New Act Competition 2013: Finalist

• Funny Women 2011: Finalist