Athena Kugblenu
Athena Kugblenu

Athena Kugblenu

  • Actor, writer and stand-up comedian
Athena Kugblenu
Athena Kugblenu is an actor, writer and stand-up comedian.

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Awards

Funny Women Awards 2021
Best Comedy Writer: Top 3
BBC New Comedy Award 2015
Main Prize: Finalist

Credits

Year Production Role
2021 The Russell Howard Hour - Series 6 Announced Writer
2021 Frankie Boyle's New World Order - Series 5
  1. E1 - Episode One
Writer
2021 Geoff Norcott: I Would Never Be Friends With... Self
2021 Taking Stock
  1. E7 - Just a Quick, Polite, Reminder
Gail (Voice)
2021 The Cleaner
  1. E5 - The Influencer
Writer (Additional Material)
2021 The Russell Howard Hour - Series 5 Writer
2021 The News Quiz - Series 106 Guest
2021 You're Dead To Me - Series 4
  1. E4 - The Haitian Revolution
Guest
2021 Extinction Compendium Writer (Additional Material)
2021 Breaking The News - Series 19
  1. E2 - Episode One
Guest
2021 Yesterday, Today & The Day Before
  1. E5 - Episode Five
  2. Special - Highlights Special
Host / Presenter
2021 Dead Ringers - Series 21
  1. E5 - Episode Five
Writer
2021 Yesterday, Today & The Day Before
  1. E2 - Episode Two
  2. E5 - Episode Five
  3. Special - Highlights Special
Writer
2021 Mock The Week - Series 20
  1. E5 - Episode Five
Guest
2021 There's Something About Movies - Series 4
  1. E5 - Episode Five
Writer
2021 The Machynlleth Comedy Festival - 2021
  1. E1 - The Machynlleth Stand-Up Showcase 2021 - Part 1
Guest
2021 The News Quiz - Series 105 Guest
2021 Athena's Cancel Culture Writer
2021 Athena's Cancel Culture Host / Presenter
2021 The Amelia Gething Complex - Series 2
  1. E1 - Now Pick That Up, Judith
  2. E5 - Merry Christmas, Humans
Writer
2021 Hypothetical - Series 3
  1. E4 - Episode Four
Writer (Additional Material)
2021 Newsjack - Series 24
  1. E3 - Episode Three
Writer
2021 Breaking The News - Series 18
  1. E8 - Episode Seven
Guest
2021 The News Quiz - Series 104 Guest
2020 BAMESHOW Writer
2020 BAMESHOW Team Captain
2020 The Now Show - Series 57 Writer (Additional Material)
2020 Newsjack - Series 23
  1. E6 - Episode Six
Writer
2020 Mock The Week - Series 19
  1. E1 - Episode One
  2. Special - Christmas Special
  3. Special - Compilation
Guest
2020 The Russell Howard Hour - Series 4 Writer
2020 The News Quiz - Series 103 Guest
2020 Frankie Boyle's New World Order - Series 4
  1. E2 - Episode Two
  2. Special - Unseen & Best Bits
Writer
2020 The Lenny Henry Show Writer (Additional Material)
2020 Summer Comedy Festival
  1. E3 - Daliso Chaponda
Self
2020 The Leak - Series 11
  1. E4 - Episode Four
Self
2020 Breaking The News - Series 16
  1. E1 - Episode One
Guest
2020 Dead Ringers - Series 20
  1. E3 - Episode Three
  2. E4 - Episode Four
  3. E5 - Episode Five
  4. E6 - Episode Six
Writer
2020 The News Quiz - Series 102 Writer (Additional Material)
2020 Who Said That? - Series 1
  1. E12 - Episode Twelve
Guest
2020 Sketchtopia - Series 2
  1. E1 - Episode One
  2. E3 - Episode Three
  3. E4 - Episode Four
Writer
2020 Stuart Goldsmith's Infinite Sofa
  1. E17 - Episode Seventeen
Guest
2020 What's In The Box?
  1. E35 - Episode Thirty Five
Guest
2020 Newsjack - Series 22
  1. E6 - Episode Six
Writer
2020 Breaking The News - Series 15
  1. E1 - Episode One
Guest
2019 Asian Network Comedy
  1. E12 - London 2019
Self
2019 Breaking The News - Series 2
  1. E8 - Episode Eight
  2. Special - The Best Of Breaking The News
Guest
2019 Breaking The News - Series 14
  1. E9 - Episode Nine
  2. Special - Highlights Special
Guest
2019 Horrible Histories - Series 8
    Writer
    2019 Asian Network Comedy - 2019 Specials
    1. E3 - BBC Radio Theatre
    Self
    2019 Breaking The News - Series 1
    1. E7 - Episode Seven
    Guest
    2019 Breaking The News - Series 12
    1. E7 - Episode Seven
    Guest
    2018 Baby Shower
    1. E1 - Legend on Board
    Anthena
    2018 The Museum Of Curiosity - Gallery 13
    1. E2 - Meeting Seventy-Five
    Guest
    2018 Edinburgh Nights With Nish Kumar - Series 1 Self
    2018 Athena Kugblenu: Follow The Leader Self
    2018 Breaking The News - Series 10
    1. E2 - Episode Two
    2. E10 - Episode Ten
    Guest
    2018 Sketchtopia - Series 1
    1. E2 - Episode Two
    Writer
    2018 The Dog Ate My Homework - Series 5
    1. E5 - Episode Five
    Guest
    2018 Sam Delaney's News Thing
    1. E2 - Cowboy Builders
    2. E10 - Cold War II
    3. E13 - London Hughes's News Thing
    4. E18 - Royal Wedding Special
    5. E22 - We'll Meet Again
    Guest
    2017 ...At The Stand - Fred At The Stand
    1. E6 - Episode Six
    Guest
    2017 The Now Show - Series 51 Writer (Additional Material)
    2017 The News Quiz - Series 94 Writer (Additional Material)
    2017 Athena Kugblenu: KMT Self
    2017 The Machynlleth Comedy Festival - 2017
    1. Machynlleth Stand-Up Show 2017
    Guest
    2016 Reality Check Self
    2016 The News Quiz - Series 89 Writer (Additional Material)
    2015 BBC New Comedy Award - 2015
    1. E9 - Semi Final 1
    2. Special - Grand Final
    Self
    0000 The Leak - Series 13
    1. E2 - Episode Two
    Guest

    Non-comedy TV and film credits may be found here:
    Athena Kugblenu on IMDb

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