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, whose notable alumni include Aisling Bea, Benedict Cumberbatch, and Brian Cox. 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 viewed and engaged-with sketches to date.  

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

‘Smack the Pony rides again…
if live sketch comedy is dying Muriel has given it the kiss of life’


’Spark and charisma…they just have that special something’

‘Telegenic and versatile…the new Smack the Pony’

‘Muriel are taking the social media platform by storm’

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 is currently filming a series regular role for a new ITV2 sitcom, was a lead in the Comedy Central UK sketch series Modern Horror Stories and was recently seen as Jeanne de Caillavet in Colette opposite Keira Knightley.

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 reviewed 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.

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 filmmaker. Having won the prestigious William and Katherine Longman Scholarship to train at LAMDA, she graduated with a role in Brian Percival's BBC One drama A Song For Jenny opposite Emily Watson. Other credits include Downton Abbey (ITV), The Headhunter (October Films), The Sam Wanamaker Festival (Shakespeare’s Globe) and Oedipus (The Almeida). Most recently she starred in a viral music video for Easy Life (Island Records). Alongside making independent films, Meg is currently developing a scripted comedy with Roughcut Television.

WINNER: First Light Award in association with BAFTA
WINNER: Film Nation Award in association with the Cultural Olympiad

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