Karen
Bayley

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“the night’s star attraction” Tamworth Herald

Karen Bayley is a midlands based act hailing from Birmingham. Karen has been on the circuit for over a decade. She made a name for herself early on in her career reaching the semi-final of the prestigious BBC New Comedy Awards and was later crowned the winner of the 2001 Komedia New Act prize, Karen Bayley followed by becoming the first ever female winner of the prestigious Comedy Store King Gong award as well as reaching the finals of both the BBC New Comedy Awards Showcase and Babycham Funny Women.

Delightfully saucy, her friendly and confident stage presence, combined with a killer wit, an infectious giggle and some devastating one-liners make her a comedic force to be reckoned with a warm and welcoming with a delightfully saucy and spiky edge, her bold, no nonsense attitude strikes a perfect pitch with men and women alike.

Karen can be seen performing at all the established clubs and bookers across the UK and has recently been supporting Joe Lycett on his 2016 tour. Karen also appeared in the Aviva Goth Advert Campaign

PRESS

“Bayley’s material surprises with inspired and sparkling punchlines…with comic timing that is rarely less than brilliant. An assured performer who doesn’t have much trouble getting audiences laughing.” ­- Chortle

“I saw her recently and she blew my socks off. She doesn’t dwell too much on “lady issues”. Funny in her own right, she was brilliant, clever and she’s gonna be huge.” BBC Online.

“Likeable headstrong persona- packing a considerable performing punch.” The List

“the night’s star attraction” Tamworth Herald

“Karen is one of the most consistently hilarious comedians I have had the pleasure of working with . She’s a sharp writer and an unflappable compère, able to cajole any room with her warm audience interaction and precise intelligent gags, ” Joe Lycett

TV & Radio Credits

BBC Radio 5 Live 

BBC Radio Dunstable – Anything But Coldplay (panellist) 

Aviava Goth TV Advertisement Campaign

The Last Word – More 4

100 Greatest Cartoons – Channel 4

Sex On The Job – Channel 4

8 Out Of 10 Cats – Writer (Joe Lycett)

Celebrity Juice – Writer (Joe Lycett)

“She has me in stitches” Alan Carr

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UPCOMING SHOWS

Sun - 28th Aug

Karen Bayley + support (£1 show)

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Thu - 25th Aug

Karen Bayley + support (£1 show)

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Sat - 27th Aug

Karen Bayley plus guests

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Karen Bayley, Peter Wood plus guests

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Fri - 26th Aug

Karen Bayley plus guests

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Karen Bayley, Peter Wood plus guests

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Sat - 4th Dec

Christmas Party 2021

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A drink on arrival, finger food, comedy show, DJ

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Sun - 19th Jan

Karen Bayley

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Karen Bayley plus local acts

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Sat - 18th Jan

Karen Bayley

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Karen Bayley, Robin Grainger, Peter Wood

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Fri - 17th Jan

Karen Bayley

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Karen Bayley, Robin Grainger, Conor Burns, Scott Steele

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Thu - 16th Jan

Karen Bayley

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Karen Bayley plus local acts

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Sat - 25th May

Karen Bayley

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Karen Bayley, Gus Lymburn and Aiden Cowie

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Fri - 24th May

Karen Bayley

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Karen Bayley, Gus Lymburn and Aiden Cowie

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Thu - 23rd May

Karen Bayley

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Karen Bayley plus local acts

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Sat - 20th Jan

Karen Bayley

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Karen Bayley, Keir McAllister, Bruce Fummey, Gus Lymburn

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WHAT FOLK HAVE SAID

Have a laugh this Christmas.

The funniest christmas party in town.

“she blew my socks off”

BBC Tees

“She has me in stitches”

Alan Carr

"A very good act"

Jasper Carrott