Jo Brand

BAFTA-Winning Entertainer & ‘The Best Female Comic in Britain’

  • Starred in Jo Brand Through the Cakehole and The Great British Bake Off: An Extra Slice
  • Appeared on Would I Lie to You?, Have I Got News for You and QI
  • Wrote the film adaption of her novel, The More You Ignore Me
  • Co-wrote Damned, a comedy show on Channel 4
  • Jo Brand: No Holds Barred and Imagine documented Jo’s career

Discover Jo Brand’s biography of published work below.

Born Lippy by Jo Brand
Born Lippy: How to Do Female
Look Back in Hunger by Jo Brand
Look Back in Hunger
The More You Ignore Me by Jo Brand
The More You Ignore Me

Jo Brand is widely regarded to be the UK’s best female comics. She has been active on the circuit since 1986 and has appeared in some of the most popular shows on television, including Mock the Week and QI. Jo’s brash comedy style has certainly stood the test of time, as her discussions of marriage, politics and current events serve to reflect the current state of society. Audiences young and old are captivated by Jo’s stand-up, making her the perfect corporate entertainer for virtual events.

Jo took to the screen in 1993, first starring in The Brain Drain. She later presented Jo Brand Through the Cakehole and Jo Brand’s Commercial Breakdown, which marked her venture into mainstream television. She is a regular on British channel shows like QI and Countdown and has presented The Great British Bake Off: An Extra Slice since 2015. Jo’s writing credits include The More You Ignore Me, her feature film, as well as several novels, nonfiction work and two autobiographies, titled Look Back in Hunger and Can’t Stand Up for Sitting Down. An entertainer as experienced as Jo is guaranteed to shine at events of all kinds.

A mental nurse turned comedian; Jo first hit the circuit in the 1980s. Her signature monotone delivery captivated audiences and set her apart from the traditional high-energy comics flooding the industry. Jo was and continues to be, unforgettable. She later narrated Laughter & Tears: The Les Dawson Story in 2007, before taking part in Channel 4’s Comedy Gala in 2010. No matter your audience’s demographic, Jo’s long-term success and hilarious talent lends her to virtual events of all shapes and sizes – she is a true crowd-pleaser.

When booked for virtual events, Jo harnesses her onscreen experience, film career and writing influences to deliver truly outstanding performance for viewers. As Jo co-created Getting On, for which she won a BAFTA Award for Best TV Comedy Actress, you can assume that an event featuring this leading entertainer will be an undoubted success. Whether she is booked to host events or supply a comedic relief, Jo Brand will keep audiences in stitches with giggles.

Official Testimonials

Jo Brand is regularly booked to engage audiences at virtual events, read their latest feedback below:

“The best female comic in Britain.”

The Mirror

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