Athena Kugblenu

Comedian Profile

Awards: BBC New Comedian of the Year (Finalist).

Writings Credits: The News Quiz (BBC Radio 4)

Quotes: “An intelligent set that managed to be both easily accessible and playful and still say something serious”–Bruce Dessau. “..socially astute…savvy observations…”– Steve Bennett, Chortle

By invitation she’s written for BBC Radio 4 (News Quiz) , performed on BBC Radio Scotland (Funny Kind of World), guests on BBC Five Live and IN 2017 performed at the Johannesburg international Comedy Festival.

Her unscripted wit hasn’t gone unnoticed; in 2016 she featured in a BBC3 Future Films production, was invited by internet super producers Astronauts Wanted to guest in their series Girl on Girl and asked by the Pool to contribute HER take on the question ‘Can men be funny?‘ She also had a lot to say in The Pool’s ever popular Kitchen Table podcast.

Look out for her appearances on PANEL SHOW ‘Global Pillage‘ and The Guilty Feminist Podcast, hosted by Deborah Frances-White..

Athena is managed by TROIKA Talent

“…authentic, observational comedy presented beautifully…pleasingly original” –Broadway Baby, ****

“Athena is like a breath of fresh air”– Funny Women

“instantly likeable…the crowd laughs throughout” – Arts Award Voice, *****