Cally Beaton



Cally Beaton is an experienced and popular comedian, business leader, entrepreneur, podcaster, writer and keynote speaker in the corporate world as well as being a successful stand-up. 

She is a media entrepreneur, podcaster, writer and performer whose career has, among other things, seen her being the youngest and only female member of the ITV board and most recently doing a 10 year stint as Senior Vice President at US studio giant Viacom CBS - responsible for brands such as MTV, Comedy Central, Nickelodeon and Paramount Pictures.

So if you want someone to blame for bringing South Park and SpongeBob SquarePants to the world, you need look no further!

Cally has produced and hosted many prestigious international events, including regular bookings in London, New York and Cannes.  Cally also works as a mentor and champion of gender equality across a range of industries. Her clients include: Bloomberg, Kudos, PWC, IMG, Endemol, Channel 4, All3, Sky Television, L’Oreal, Wella, and Disneyland.

Her television appearances include being a regular panellist on BBC2’s QI and The Apprentice: You're Fired, as well as Pointless Celebrities, Richard Osman’s House of Games, and The Blame Game 

She is a favourite  with BBC Radio 4 audiences , her appearances include: The Now Show, The Unbelievable Truth, Saturday Live and Museum Of Curiosity. She is also a regular contributor on Radio 5 Live, Times Radio and BBC London. ‚Äč

In 2021 she  launched Namaste Motherf**kers, a podcast where comedy, self help and business cleverly clash. 


With the help of celebrity guests and experts, Cally gets to the stories you’ve never heard before - uncovering not your normal life lessons, but some big ones nonetheless, bringing heart and humour into the worlds of work and wellbeing.


Cally has also written for The Guardian and The Financial Times 


“Cally is a comedy queen – fiery, intelligent and totally original”

Sara Pascoe

Sprightly wit and considerable storytelling prowess”

**** The Scotsman

 “Exciting and hilarious talent...she’s got it”

Time Out

“Properly funny. A real find”

Sandi Toksvig

"Original and clever"

**** The Arts Desk – pick of the Edinburgh Fringe

A very funny and original comedic voice”

Gotham Comedy Club, New York

“Analytical, incisive and sassy”

**** Funny Women

“Gripping, perceptive and uplifting”

Steve Bennett, Chortle

"Not even a bit funny. She's just embarrassing" 

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