Natalie is a woman who talks about genocide, meningitis, plastic surgery,
spiders, virgins and 'soggy biscuit'. Nothing's sacred and if it is,
she's probably shagged it. She has performed at the Edinburgh Fringe
and was a finalist in So You Think You're Funny in 1995 and the Hackney
Empire New Acts Awards in 1997 and has performed at most of the nation's
"Pure Class - a star in the making" - The Daily Telegraph
to genius" - The Scotsman
Haynes remains the most exciting new talent" - Evening Standard
enormous writing talent" - The Times
and cerebral" - The Observer
country's leading young female stand-up" - Time Out
"Just try not to feel bad for laughing so hard" - Metro
feisty, fast-talking funny lady" - The List
February - May 2003 Currently on a national tour with Howard Read.
October 2002 Performed at the PSNBC Arts Centre, New York.
August 2002 Nominated for Perrier Best Newcomer at the Edinburgh Fringe,
with Six Degrees of Desolation.
January - March 2002 Headliner of the Avalon Nation Comedy Network.
August 2001 Performed in The Big Value Comedy Show ... Late, at the
Edinburgh Festival. The show was a sell-out, and was Comedy Pick of
the Day in The Independent.
March 2001 Natalie Haynes' solo show, Six Degrees of Desolation, at
the Canal Cafe Theatre, Little Venice, sold out its run following a
five-star review in the London Metro, and was Pick of the Week in The
February 2000 Performed at the Leicester Comedy Festival, the largest
festival devoted to comedy in Britain.
August 1998 Appeared in The Big Value Comedy Show....Late, alongside
Nick Wilty, Steve Best and Andrew Pipe, for Screaming Blue Murder at
the Edinburgh Festival.
March 1997 Runner-up in Leicester Comedy Festival New Act of the Year
and Hackney Empire's New Act of the Year Award.August
1995 Finalist in Channel 4 and the Gilded Balloon's So You Think You're
Funny...? Other finalists included Johnny Vegas and Lee Mack.