Maria shehata Is an award-winning
American comedian quickly making a name for herself in the UK. She has a conversational delivery and sardonic wit that has been charming audiences all over the world.
Maria’s been seen on BBC’s Period Dramas, Channel 5's Greatest Celebrity Wind-Ups...Ever! and the viral Comic Relief video Modern Dating Horror Stories. She has been heard on BBC's Breaking the News and Radio 4. Maria's stand up has been featured on Comedy Central’s The Watch List, Showtime’s Bridging the Gap, and Nuvo TV's Stand Up and Deliver. She was one of six comedians featured in the docu-series The Cradle of Comedy and she’s appeared in the films 100 Jokes and the quirky indie romcom Brand New Old Love. Her writing has been published in Modern Love in the New York Times.
Maria is winner of Best Comedian at the Hollywood Festival of New Cinema, and Best Comedy at the Miami Web Fest where she was nominated for Best Actress. Maria was also shortlisted as one of the Five Best New Performers at the 2017 Edinburgh Fringe by The 99 Club.
Watch out for Maria in the documentary Just Like Us now available on Netflix.