Multi-award winning comedian Maria Shehata is quickly making a name for herself in the UK. In 2019 she supported Bill Burr, showcased at Latitude Festival, and was Pick of the Fringe at the 2019 Edinburgh Fringe. Maria is co-host of the weekly comedy relationship podcast “Frank” that can now be heard on British Airway flights.
Maria has been seen on BBC’s Period Dramas, Channel 5’s Greatest Celebrity Wind-Ups…Ever! and the viral Comic Relief video Modern Dating Horror Stories, heard on BBC news shows including Breaking the News and a regular guest on Steve N Allen’s weekly podcast on Radio Kent. Her stand up has been featured on Comedy Central’s The Watch List, Showtime’s Bridging the Gap, and Nuvo TV’s Stand Up and Deliver. She was featured in the docu-series The Cradle of Comedy and she’s appeared in the films 100 Jokes, Just Like Us, and Brand New Old Love. Maria’s writing has been published in Modern Love in the New York Times.
Maria is winner of Best Comedian at the Hollywood Festival of New Cinema, and Best Comedy at the Miami Web Fest where she was nominated for Best Actress. Maria was shortlisted as one of the Five Best New Performers at the 2017 Edinburgh Fringe by The 99 Club and Pick of the Fringe 2019.