Nominee: Edinburgh Comedy Awards Best Newcomer 2019
Listen to Daddy Look At Me (with Helen Bauer and Rosie Jones) - The Guardian's Recommend podcast here.
After leaving college with an E in Economics and an allergy to the education system, Helen Bauer moved to London to share a bed with her cousin and work in Accessorize on Oxford Street. She lived in London until she was 23, making sketches, waitressing and drinking. She then moved to Berlin to do the same there, and discovered stand up
Helen honed her comedy skills, performing in English, to confused Berlin locals. You can now find Helen’s creative writing, charming attitude on stage and special love of pop music all over London.
TV appearances include CelebAbility, The Stand Up Sketch Show and Hey Tracey (ITV2), The Dog Ate My Homework (CBBC), Fat Chat and Comedy Central's Digital Fringe (Comedy Central), CALM Gala (Dave), Edinburgh Nights (BBC 2), Period Dramas (BBC 3), Unexpected Fluids and Scarlett Moffat Wants To Believe (Radio 1), Radio 4’s Comedy Club and Newsjack Unplugged (Radio 4).
In August 2019, her debut show at the Edinburgh Festival beat out 700 other shows to be nominated for the Best Newcomer Award. In February 2020 she performed the show at the prestigious Soho Theatre in London.
Praise for Helen Bauer: Little Miss Baby Angel Face:
***** “A personality that will fill a stadium. Mark my words, this girl will not be performing in small venues for much longer” Sunday Express
**** “Slick, sassy and super satisfying” Broadway Baby
**** i Talk Telly
**** The Skinny
**** The List
**** Broadway World
"Slick, sassy and super satisfying" Broadway Baby
"A proud attention seeker who's not letting her debut hour go unnoticed" i Talk Telly
Previous awards & nominations:
WINNER – 99 Club Comedy Bursary 2019
NOMINEE – Leicester Mercury Comedian of the Year 2018
FINALIST - BBC NEW COMEDY AWARD 2018
Part of the Pleasance Comedy Reserve 2018
Comedy Central’s ‘One To Watch’ 2018
FINALIST – BBC New Comedy Award 2018
FINALIST – Funny Women 2017
RUNNER UP – Max Turner Prize 2017
Helen was absolutely brilliant at our International Women's Day event - so much energy and sass! - Alex Dalman, Senior Account Manager, VCCP