Chambers management may describe itself as a ‘boutique’ company, but on paper they are anything but.
Though she may choose her clients carefully, Chambers has worked her way into one of comedy’s biggest mover’s and shakers’, looking after no less than four of the comedians in our Top 100 such as Frankie Boyle, Jimmy Carr, Sarah Millican and Jack Whitehall.
There is very little information about Hannah Chambers herself, though according to the Observer she is a self-confessed maths nerd and that she has a fearsome reputation among the industry.
Chambers started out in comedy when she founded Comedy Café Management in 1998 after reading sciences at Cambridge. Her apparent thick skin evolved through tough schooling, which saw Chambers go to a male-dominated six-form Westminster School.
Speaking to the Observer she said: 'I was the only girl in most of my classes, so that was a very steep learning curve in how to thicken my skin and make myself heard.
“By the time I started working in comedy I'd realised that the key is not to pretend you know more than you do, and to ask for advice when you need it.'
Chambers represents very few acts and picks the ones she does work with very carefully, her particular focus is reserved for her major acts such as Millican, Whitehall, Carr and to a lesser extent Boyle, who are regularly engaged in TV negotiations.
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