PREVIEW: The Scummy Mummies, MAST Mayflower Studios, Southampton

PREVIEW: The Scummy Mummies, MAST Mayflower Studios, Southampton

Grab your gin in a tin and put your control pants on – The Scummy Mummies are back for an evening of comedy, songs, filth and laughs at MAST Mayflower Studios on 29 September.

Ellie Gibson and Helen Thorn joined forces to become The Scummy Mummies in 2013. They have since gone on to produce an award-winning podcast, a sell-out touring comedy show, a popular book, and their own range of merchandise. They have an ever-growing social media presence, with more than 165,000 followers on Instagram.

There are over 220 episodes of The Scummy Mummies Podcast, and they have been downloaded more than 6 million times in 150 countries. The show has featured in Best Podcast lists in The Guardian, the Sunday Times, and The Telegraph, and has been nominated for a British Podcasts Award plus Mixcloud and Lovies awards, and in 2020 won the Glomama UK Best Podcast trophy. 

Guests have included comedians, such as Dara O Briain, Jenny Eclair, and Thanyia Moore, influencers like Giovanna Fletcher, Mother Pukka, Rosie Ramsey, and Louise Pentland, and a wide range of experts on everything from mental health, politics, and entrepreneurship to parenting, wine, and sex.

The Scummy Mummies perform a live comedy show packed with sketches, songs, and top quality boob jokes. In 2019 they made their Edinburgh Festival debut, selling out the entire 25-night run and earning a five-star review. They were also featured in three Top 50 Jokes of the Fringe lists.


Tickets for The Scummy Mummies (29 September) are on sale at or 02380 711811.

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