Sarah Callaghan

Sarah Callaghan

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

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

Sarah Callaghan is an award-winning comedian, writer and celebrated spoken word artist.

Named as Time Out’s One to Watch, her stand up is authentic, vibrant and rooted in ‘salt of the earth’ sensibilities. Her smash hit debut hour Elephant earnt great critical acclaim with its confessional exploration of escape and ambition – achieving sell out runs at the Edinburgh Fringe, Soho Theatre and winning her a Malcolm Hardee Award nomination for ‘Act Most Likely To Earn A Million Quid’. 

Callaghan has already extensively toured Australia, New Zealand. Dubai and Europe including Brussels, Norway, Estonia, and Andorra, and with a fast-rising reputation on the UK stand up circuit she is a powerful force to be reckoned with.

A powerhouse. She’s an utter natural on stage… radiates confidence★★★★ Chortle

As a spoken word artist Sarah has built a strong reputation for relatable yet gutsy servings, rooted in personal experiences. Her work is often a reflection on everyday life discussing childhood trauma, heartbreak and self-growth. She performs regularly for Sofar Sounds, has featured at countless nights across the capital and been booked for festivals including Nozstock, and she has toured with live jam pioneers, Imaginary Millions in Amsterdam. 

In 2021 she appeared on Benjamin Zephaniah’s BAFTA winning Life and Rhymes for Sky Arts, establishing her prominence as a multi-talented and multi-facetted performer. 

Sharp, raw and with electrifying talent, Sarah Callaghan is set to be one of the biggest names to break in 2022.


Fiercely impressive ★★★★ Scotsman

Sharp and funny…a young lady-geezer talking funny for an hour. Damn the industry needs more of that ★★★★ The Music, AUS

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