Sara Pascoe

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Sara Pascoe (born 28 November 1981) in Braintree, Essex is an English writer, stand-up comedian and actress. Pascoe has appeared in a number of television programmes, including Never Mind The Buzzcocks, Stand Up for the Week, The Thick of It, The Increasingly Poor Decisions of Todd Margaret, QI, Campus, Being Human and Twenty Twelve as well as all-female sketch show Girl Friday (part of Channel 4's Comedy Showcase), which she co-wrote.[1]

Pascoe grew up in Essex. Her father is Derek Pascoe, vocalist with 70s pop group Flintlock. Her great grandmother was the music writer Rosa Newmarch.

She began performing stand-up in 2007.[2] In August 2010, Pascoe performed her first show at Edinburgh, Sara Pascoe Vs Her Ego. The show received positive reviews.[3][4]

Pascoe is a vegan and performed at the 2012 Bristol Vegfest, an annual vegan festival, which combines stand-up comedy and live music with information regarding vegetarian and vegan lifestyles.[5]

Sara appeared on QI in 2013 and won the episode with +28 points.[6]


  1. ^ "Girl Friday - C4 Sketch Show - British Comedy Guide". Retrieved 2011-12-16. 
  2. ^ Brian Logan. "Sara Pascoe: And now for Nietzsche ... | Stage". The Guardian. Retrieved 2013-09-14. 
  3. ^ Julian Hall (2010-08-10). "Sara Pascoe vs Her Ego, Pleasance Courtyard - Reviews, Comedy". The Independent. Retrieved 2011-12-16. 
  4. ^ Duska Radosavljevic (2010-08-10). "Sara Pascoe vs Her Ego - The Stage / Edinburgh 2011". Retrieved 2011-12-16. 
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