Catherine Bohart.

Catherine Bohart

Catherine Bohart is an Irish comedy writer and actor based in England best known for her socio-political segments on BBC TV's The Mash Report, her stand-up shows Immaculate (2018) and Lemon (2019), and for appearances on TV shows such as The Stand Up Sketch Show, 8 Out Of 10 Cats, and Frankie Boyle's New World Order.


Catherine Bohart is an Irish comedy writer and actor who was born in Dublin and raised in Clonsilla, Ireland. The daughter of a Catholic deacon and proudly bisexual, she often incorporates her unique, queer identity into her stand-up performances, reflecting on the various influences on her life. She also has obsessive-compulsive disorder and was once hospitalised for four months.

Bohart initially assumed she would become an actor after graduating with an MA from the Royal Central School of Speech and Drama in London (2015), but successfully transitioned to stand-up and has risen rapidly through the ranks ever since. In 2016 alone she was a finalist in both the BBC New Comedy Awards and Funny Women, and in 2017 she joined the Pleasance Comedy Reserve and was named on the BBC New Talent Hotlist. In 2018 she took her debut solo show, Immaculate, for a full, month-long run, achieving great acclaim in the process, and this kickstarted a career on radio and television. She appears frequently on such shows as 8 Out Of 10 Cats, Jon Richardson: Ultimate Worrier, and Stand Up Sketch Show. A section of Roast Battle, in which she featured alongside partner Sarah Keyworth, was widely shared online because both women found fresh and creative ways to lambaste each other through humour.

Engaged, political comedy - albeit with a lighthearted, fun-filled touch - is where Bohart is most at home, having written committed, topical material for The Now Show, The News Quiz, and Newsjack. What's more, her short, socio-political segments on BBC's The Mash Report have gone superbly viral online, and she is also a regular contributor to the podcast The Guilty Feminist. Her 2019 stand-up show, Lemon, is a proud and confident reaction to a bizarre, negative audience review from her previous live tour, smashing stereotypes around sex, sexuality, and lesbian relationships with refreshing warmth and good grace.



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Year Production Role
2020 Larmer Tree Festival (South) Self
2020 Bristol Comedy Festival Self
2020 The News Quiz - Series 101 Coming Soon Guest
2020 Catherine Bohart: Lemon Self
2020 Vault Festival (London) Self
2020 8 Out Of 10 Cats - Series 22
  1. E5 - Episode Five
2020 8 Out Of 10 Cats - Series 22 Writer (Additional Material)
2019 Rosie Tries To Help - Series 1
  1. E5 - The LGBTQIA+ Community With Catherine Bohart
2019 Rob Beckett's Savage Socials Writer
2019 The Mash Report - Series 3
  1. E6 - Episode Six
  2. E4 - Episode Four
2019 Breaking The News - Series 13
  1. E10 - Episode Ten
2019 Comic Relief Live Self
2019 Catherine Bohart: Lemon Self
2019 Larmer Tree Festival (South) Self
2019 Marlowe Comedy Festival (Canterbury) Self
2019 ARG Com Fest (London) Self
2019 Deli Comedy Festival (London) Self
2019 Jon Richardson: Ultimate Worrier - Series 2
  1. E8 - Global Affairs
2019 Oxford Comedy Festival Self
2019 8 Out Of 10 Cats - Series 21
  1. Special - Best Bits, Part 2
  2. Special - Best Bits, Part 1
  3. E1 - Episode One
2019 The Stand Up Sketch Show - Series 1 Self
2019 The Stand Up Sketch Show - Series 1
  1. E6 - Episode Six
  2. E4 - Episode Four
Ensemble Actor
2018 The Mash Report - Series 2
  1. E6 - Episode Six
  2. E1 - Episode One
2018 Roast Battle - Series 2
  1. E3 - Episode Three
2018 Comic Relief Live Self
2018 Catherine Bohart: Immaculate Self
2018 Breaking The News - Series 10
  1. E6 - Episode Six
2018 Newsjack - Series 18
  1. E2 - Episode Two
  2. E1 - Episode One
2017 Newsjack - Series 17
  1. E6 - Episode Six
  2. E4 - Episode Four
2017 Comedians Solve World Problems - Series 1 Self
2017 Frankie Boyle's New World Order - Series 1 Writer (Additional Material)
2017 The Now Show - Series 50 Writer (Additional Material)
2017 Newsjack - Series 16
  1. E2 - Episode Two
2017 The News Quiz - Series 92 Writer (Additional Material)
2016 The Now Show - Series 49 Writer (Additional Material)
2016 BBC New Comedy Award - 2016
  1. E9 - Grand Final (Part 1)
2016 Cat Call Self

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