Karen Bayley

Karen Bayley began her comedy career back in 2000 and since then has gone from strength to strength.

Her bold, no nonsense attitude strikes a perfect pitch with men and women alike, and she is equally at home compering or performing sets.


Karen Bayley is also resident compere of her own clubs in Sutton Coldfield and Solihull, her claim to fame to date being the first woman (in its history) to win the gong show at The Comedy Store.

In 2004 she took a show to the Edinburgh Festival with Susan Murray, where she gained glowing reviews.

BBC New Comedy Awards semi finals (BBC Choice)
BBC New Comedy Awards showcase finals (BBC3)
The Last Word (Live late chat show) (ITV1)
Sex on the Job (Sky 1)
100 Greatest Cartoons (Channel 4)

Longford – June 06 (Channel 4/HBO)

Fred McCauley Show (BBC Radio Scotland)
Henry Kelly show (BBC Radio Berkshire)
Michelle Mallone Show (BBC Greater Manchester)
Martin Kellner Show (BBC Radio Leeds)

Press/ Quotes “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.” Steve Bennett, Chortle UK

“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 Tees Online.

“There is a depth and subtlety to her comedy- with a shrewd wit and great timing. She takes hecklers in her stride- sharp enough to use any form of crowd input to her advantage.” Debees Radio Online.