Janine
Harouni

Comedy writer performer


Janine's debut stand-up show Stand up with Janine Harouni (Please Remain Seated) was nominated for Best Newcomer at Dave's Edinburgh Comedy Awards 2019 and won the BBC New Comedy Award 2019 and Amused Moose Comedy Awards 2019. The show has enjoyed sell-out runs at Soho Theatre and will be debuting in the US in 2020. 

New York born Janine is a LAMDA trained actress, writer, stand-up comedian (Laughing Horse New Act of the Year Winner 2018 & BBC New Comedy Award Nominee) and one-third of multi award-winning comedy trio Muriel. 



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Stand up With Janine Harouni (Edinburgh Fringe & Soho Theatre)
BBC New Comedy 2019 Winner, DAVE Edinburgh Comedy Award 2019: Best Newcomer nominee, Amused Moose 2019 Winner

Film

Jeanne de Caillavet 
Director Wash Westmoreland
30West
Number 9 Films
American Mum 
Director Leonora Lonsdale
Sona Films
Creative England

Television

Thalia 
Starring
  • Jessie Cave
  • Avalon Television for ITV2
    Various sketch characters 
    Zeppotron for BBC Two
    Funeral Parlour Receptionist 
    Director Edward Berger
    Showtime Entertainment for SKY Atlantic
    Various Leads (Sketch Show) 
    Director Daniel Audritt
    Comedy Central
    Claire 
    Director Andrew Nolan
    BBC Inhouse for BBC3
    Joanne 
    Director Andrew Nolan
    BBC Inhouse for BBC3
    Jennifer 
    Director Andrew Nolan
    BBC Inhouse for BBC3
    Mel 
    Director Daniel Audritt
    Comic Relief
    Claire 
    Director Gavin Smith
    The Comedy Unit for Universal
    Yoga Teacher 
    Director Rebecca Rycroft
    Company Pictures for BBC Four

    Radio

    BBC New Comedy Award
    Winner of BBC Radio 4 Comedy Award 2019
    Stand-Up Comedy 
    Director Suzy Grant

    Broadcaster BBC Radio 4
    Harriet Baxter 
    Director Marilyn Imrie

    Broadcaster BBC Radio 4
    Chelsea Clinton 
    Director Jonquil Panting

    Broadcaster BBC Radio 4
    Anne Forsyte 
    Director Marion Nancarrow, Gemma Jenkins

    Broadcaster BBC Radio 4
    Hayley 
    Director Liz Carlson, Kait Kerrigan & Brian Lowdermilk

    Broadcaster Naked Angels

    Theatre

    Writer/Performer 
    Director Janine Harouni, Meg Salter and Sally O'Lear
    Underbelly Edinburgh Fringe/Soho Theatre
    Various 
    Director Chris White
    Arcola/Sandpit Arts
    Narrator 
    Director , Rupert Goold & Robert Icke
    The Almeida Theatre
    Julia 
    Director Robert Icke & Duncan Macmillan
    West-End/Headlong
    Viola 
    Director James Kerr
    LAMDA
    Sophie 
    Director Matthew Peover
    LAMDA
    Emily 
    Director isa Spirling
    LAMDA
    Lydia Languish 
    Director James Kerr
    LAMDA