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Sara Benham

2008 Nivea Funny Women Awards semi-finalist

Sara Benham began her comedy career with an open spot at Travestees Comedy Club in Glastonbury. Her twisted tales of rural life, families and relationships gained her a place in the Final of the BBC Comic Relief Stand Up For The Big One Competition in 2007. Sara was also a finalist in the 2007 Channel 4 Gags to Go Competition with her sketch 'Hostage Negotiator', and was a writer on the BAFTA winning 'Blowout' sketch show in association with The Comedy Unit in Glasgow and Channel 4. She was also a semi-finalist in the UK  Funny Women competition, performing at the Comedy Store in Manchester. Two short stories 'The Truth About Janet' and 'Cigarettes And Whiskey' have been published as part of a collection by Leaf Books. Sara continues to write and perform stand-up,  and also jointly presents Lynne and Sara's Big Air on Glastonbury fm, with Lynne Alecsander.

TV
'The Dog' sketch was part of the BAFTA winning Channel 4 sketch show 'Blowout'.
Was filmed cutting stuff out of a catalogue at summer school on BBC Points West 1977.
2007 Interview: BBC Points West
2007 Stand-up: BBC Points West
Various CCTV appearances

Radio
Radio DJ/Presenter - Lynne and Sara's Big Air - May 2010 to present day WWW.Glastonburyfm.co.uk
2007 Interview: BBC Somerset Sound

Stage
Prior to 2005, I had only been on stage once in my life as a Nun in The Canterbury Tales at Strode Theatre, Street. I had one line 'No' and delivered it with such conviction it was worthy of some kind of BAFTA-ish globe like trophy. Having reached perfection very early on in my stage career, I have obviously not acted since. I also did the catering for the Trevor and Simon Swing Your Pants Tour at The Hippodrome, Bristol 1991-ish, with my sister Beth.

Clubs
Jesters, Bristol
Barbican, Plymouth
Brewhouse, Taunton
West Coast, Newquay
Queens Hall, Minehead
The Cock Tavern, Kilburn

Travestees, Glastonbury.
The Hatchet, Bristol.
Mirth Control Gigs including; The Comedy Cavern, Bath. Queens Hall, Minehead. Havana, Exeter…and a strange room above a pub in Totnes.
Performance in Competitions at The Yellow Kangaroo, Cardiff. Jesters, Bristol. Jongleurs, Bristol.


'I went to school with her, and I was funnier' Helen Chamberlain Soccer AM

'She had a nice set' Wes Packer - Winner So You Think you're Funny 2007

'Has anyone seen my keys?' Sara Benham