Esther Manito

Star of “Live At The Apollo” and ITV’s “Stand-Up Sketch Show”, Essex Arab girl Esther Manito has risen quickly up the comedy ranks since she attended a comedy course 6 years ago. With an enviable awards list (see below), Esther is one not to miss here at The Stand-Up Club.

Esther Manito is an astute observer of everyday daftness as well as being able to tackle the bigger issues with wit and guile.– The List 

  • As seen on ITV2’s Stand Up Sketch Show
  • Winner of Best Show at Leicester Comedy Festival 2021
  • First Edinburgh show is now on Next Up and Britbox
  • First female comedian to perform at Dubai Opera House
  • Arab woman of the Year nominee
  • Asian Woman of the Year Finalist
  • BBC New Comedy Award 2016-2018
  • Funny Women Regional Finalist
  • Bath and Sussex Comedian of the year finalist
  • So You Think You’re Funny finalist
  • Seen performing stand up on the Nationwide TV campiagn
  • Heard on BBC Radio 4 Hosting Newsjack
  • Heard on BBC Sounds 3 episodes Russel Kane’s Evil Genius
  • Heard on BBC Sounds BITESIZE for parents
  • Supported Jason Mansford, Shappi Korsandi, Al Murray, Jo Brand, Sindu Vee and Alan Davies.
  • Debut Edinburgh hour CRUSADE streaming now on NextUp comedy
  • Published author ‘Don’t Panic I’m Islamic’ available on (listen in The Sunday Times Booklist 2017)