The Hot African Podcast

Njambi McGrath is a Kenyan born, UK based comedian. Since her debut in 2010, she was voted 1 of 5 top up and coming female comedians 2012 by Fabulous magazine barely 14 months later. She reached the finals of many comedy competitions and has written and performed 4 Edinburgh shows to critical acclaim.


She was a guest on Saturday Live BBC Radio 4 and ½ hour profile on BBC World service. She was shortlisted for the BBC Radio New Comedy Awards x 2 a year later and has been showcased on BBC Radio 2 and BBC Radio 4Xtra, featured on STV, French TV(Business Africa/Initiative Africa) and Bloomberg Africa TV, Nigerian TV. She has been profiled in the Guardian / Daily Nation (Kenya). Featured on Arise TV  


She performs regularly in the UK circuit. She is the resident MC at the Heavenly Comedy Shepherds Bush. Njambi is in now in huge demand in Africa see below press coverage. Njambi is fluent in 3 languages.


★★★★ ‘The most unique show at the Edinburgh Festival’ THE LIST 

‘A must see’ THE SCOTSMAN

‘Trail blazing’ THE GUARDIAN

‘An Important voice’, The Sunday Times

 ‘Potentially major comedian’ JOHN FLEMING 

 ‘Extraordinarily powerful’ KATE COPSTIC


TV and radio

ITV 1 6 clock news

BBC Radio 4 Saturday Live

Sky News

Met films: pilot panel game show

BBC 3 counties radio

OnFM Drivetime Show June 2012 presenter and guest)

Colourful radio London GUEST