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 (ITV2), Stand Up Sketch Show (ITV2), The Dog Ate My Homework (CBBC), Fat Chat (Comedy Central), Edinburgh Nights (BBC Two), Period Dramas (BBC Three), Unexpected Fluids (Radio 1), and Radio 4’s Comedy Club (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. The show then transferred for a week run at the Soho Theatre in February 2020.
Edinburgh Comedy Awards Best NewcomerNominee: 2019
‘A personality that will fill a stadium. Mark my words, this girl will not be performing in small venues for much longer’★★★★★Sunday Express
99 Club Comedy BursaryWINNER: 2019
BBC New Comedy AwardFINALIST 2018
‘Slick, sassy and super satisfying’★★★★Broadway Baby