Maddy Anholt is an actress, comedian and writer, whose debut book, How to Leave Your Psychopath, was released in February 2022 and is published by Pan MacMillan.


As a performer Maddy has appeared in Jerk, BBC Three, The Emily Atack Show, ITV, was the face of Sport Relief 2020 and has written and performed four sell-out solo shows at the Gilded Balloon, Edinburgh Festival Fringe and at the Soho Theatre. Her show, Herselves was nominated ‘Best New Show’ at the Leicester Comedy Festival, 2017. She performed it at Underbelly, Edinburgh where she was shortlisted for The Voice’s ‘Pick of the Fringe‘. She was the speaker for International Women’s Day 2020 for The Guardian, Facebook and AllBright.


As a writer she wrote and performed in the BBC Radio 4 comedy, No Smoke and she writes for Sketchtopia, BBC Radio 4. She has also written for Warner Bros, ITV, BBC Three, The Metro, The Guardian, and more.


Maddy has amassed over 7 million views online for her sketches, is a regular on TalkRADIO and she guests on ITV’s This Morning and BBC Radio 2.