Muriel is an international sketch trio comprised of multi-award winning comedians/actors/writers Janine Harouni, Sally O’Leary and Meg Salter. The trio met while training at the prestigious London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art. Shortly after graduating, they began making online sketches which amassed millions of views and featured in dozens of international publications.
Their most recent videos were made in collaboration with BBC Studios and remain some of BBC Three's most watched and engaged-with sketches to date. This year their sketch She's Asking For It broke the record becoming BBC Three's most watched Quickie of all time, with 50 million views across Facebook and Twitter.
Their critically-acclaimed debut show Bad Master enjoyed a sold out run at the Edinburgh Fringe and two sold out runs at the Soho Theatre.
WINNER: Leicester Square Sketch-Off 2017
WINNER: So You Think You’re Funny Sketch Competition 2017
Janine Harouni (The American One)
Hails from New York.This multi-award winning comic is quickly making a name for herself as one of the UK’s fastest rising newcomers. In the past year she nabbed four of the top new comedian awards alongside a nomination for Best Newcomer in the prestigious Edinburgh Awards for her debut standup hour which received 4 and 5 star reviews across the board. She’s set to star in a new sitcom opposite Iain Stirling in early 2021 and will be appearing in the upcoming series of The Stand Up Sketch Show, both for ITV2. www.janineharouni.com
NOMINEE: Edinburgh Comedy Awards Best Newcomer 2019
WINNER: BBC New Comedy Award 2019
WINNER: Best Show Amused Moose 2019
WINNER: 99 Club Comedy Award 2019
WINNER: Laughing Horse New Act of the Year 2018
Sally O'Leary (The Irish One)
Born and bred in Cork, Sally is a multi-award winning sketch and musical comedian. She is one half of music comedy duo Stiff and Kitsch. Their 5 star musical comedy stage shows have sold out venues internationally. Their songs have been featured on Comedy Central UK, Evening Standard and The Sun. The duo also featured in the Kinder Bueno Adulting ad campaign. As an actress, she was recently seen playing Emma in the Irish comedy series Nowhere Fast (RTE). Last year she co-wrote her first play, Leia and the Roman, and was runner up in the BAFTA Rocliffe Comedy Writing Award. www.sallyoleary.com
WINNER: UK Musical Comedy Award 2018
WINNER: Vault Comedy Award 2017
RUNNER UP: BAFTA Rocliffe Comedy Writing 2019
Meg Salter (The English One)
Is from Essex, but don't tell anyone. Meg is a multi-award winning comedian and screenwriter. She was selected for the 2019-2020 BFI Network x BAFTA Crew, and is currently developing her comedy-drama Disgrace, alongside a new show with Danny Brocklehurst, both for Red Productions. As well as writing for Amazon's upcoming thriller The Rig, Meg is also developing original ideas across comedy and drama with Wild Mercury and Eleventh Hour Films. Her acting credits include A Song For Jenny (BBC One), Downton Abbey (ITV), The Headhunter (October Films), The Sam Wanamaker Festival (Shakespeare’s Globe) and Oedipus (The Almeida). www.meg-salter.com
WINNER: First Light Award in association with BAFTA
WINNER: Film Nation Award in association with the Cultural Olympiad