Catherine Bohart is an award-winning comedian, writer and actor.
Catherine began performing stand-up in 2015 and has enjoyed a rapid rise through the ranks of UK and Irish comedy, becoming a finalist in both the BBC New Comedy Awards and Funny Women the very next year.
2016 also saw Catherine and fellow comic Cally Beaton perform their show Catcall for a full run at the Edinburgh Fringe, enjoying packed houses and stellar reviews. The following August, Catherine joined the line-up of the prestigious Pleasance Comedy Reserve.
Catherine took her debut solo show, Immaculate, to the Edinburgh Fringe in 2018. Immaculate received widespread acclaim, with The Times describing it as “the sort of perfectly structured Edinburgh debut you always hope for and rarely get to see.” Catherine returned to the festival in 2019 with her second hour-long show, Lemon. It enjoyed a month of sold-out performances and excellent reviews before being brought to jam-packed audiences at London’s Soho Theatre. Catherine will tour Lemon in the UK in 2020.
Catherine has also taken her talents overseas. Spring 2019 saw Catherine chosen to join the line-up for New Order, which showcases the best in original and trendsetting comedy at Melbourne International Comedy Festival.
Catherine’s burgeoning broadcasting career has seen her appear on BBC2’s Mock the Week, E4’s 8 Out Of 10 Cats, Comedy Central UK’s Roast Battle, BBC2’s Funny Festival Live, Comedy Central’s Guessable?, ITV2’s The Stand Up Sketch Show, Dave’s Jon Richardson: Ultimate Worrier, Celebrity House of Games, Pointless Celebrities, The Blame Game and as a regular correspondent on BBC2’s The Mash Report. Catherine has written material for Comedy Central’s Guessable, BBC shows The Now Show, The News Quiz, Newsjack and Frankie Boyle’s New World Order and E4’sSavage Socials.
Catherine co-hosts her own weekly podcast “You’ll Do” with fellow comedian Sarah Keyworth. You’ll Do is a podcast that challenges the notion of #couplesgoals and explores what it really takes to be in a relationship and make love work. You’ll do is available wherever you get your podcasts.
Catherine hosts a weekly online gig called Gigless every Thursday which aims to provide a space for comedians to try out new material during lockdown. All of the funds are divided evenly between performers. The gig has won a JOE.ie Award for Best Online Show.
She has co-hosted BBC Radio 4 Extra Comedy Club with Arthur Smith, hosted a series of Funny From the Fringe for BBC Radio 4 Extra and was a guest on Reasons To Be Cheerful with Ed Miliband and Geoff Lloyd. In addition, Catherine was named The Times Comedy Face To Watch for 2019 and featured on the BBC New Talent Hotlist for 2017.