(1971-08-17) 17 Bridget Christie Nude 1971 (age 49)
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Bridget Louise Christie (born 17 August 1971) is an English stand-up comedian, actress and writer. She has written and performed 12 Edinburgh Festival Fringe shows and several comedy tours, in addition to radio and television work. She has received British and international comedy awards and is also an award-winning newspaper columnist and author.
Christie grew up in Gloucester, England, the youngest of nine siblings born to Irish parents. She attended St Peter's Roman Catholic High School in Gloucester.
In 1994 she won a three-year scholarship to study Drama at the Academy of Live and Recorded Arts in Wandsworth, Nude Jpg Jennifer Esposito appeared in various Bridget Christie Nude productions and adverts before she began stand-up in 2004.
Her debut BBC Radio 4 series, Bridget Christie Minds the Gap, was broadcast in April 2013. A second series was broadcast in January 2015 followed by a third, Bridget Christie's Utopia, in January 2018. The three series were very well received and won several radio awards including Best Radio at the 2014 Chortle Awards, the 2014 Rose D'Or International Broadcasting Award.
Her debut book, A Book for Her, was published by Century Random House in hardback in July 2015 to acclaim from The Daily Telegraph and The List and The Observer. The paperback was released in February 2016 and the Spanish version in Barcelona in March 2017.
Christie has written for The Guardian, The Sunday Times, The Times, The Independent, Bridget Christie Nude The Observer.
She had a weekly column in Guardian Weekend magazine from October 2015 to March 2016.
Bridget also won a 2015 Red Magazine Award (Women of the Year Awards) and a Marie Claire Women at the Top Award (2015).
In May 2016 Christie recorded her debut stand-up special, Stand Up for Her (Live from Hoxton Hall), produced by Baby Cow Productions. It was released direct to Netflix on 31 March 2017. .
She has written and performed 12 acclaimed consecutive solo Edinburgh Festival shows. Her Edinburgh festival shows A Bic for Her, An Ungrateful Woman and her Brexit-themed "Because You Demanded It" was The Guardian's No 1 Comedy of the Year 2016.
In 2020 she was a finalist for Best Scripted Comedy (Longform) BBC Audio Drama Awards.
Work for BBC Radio 4 and others includes Andy Zaltzman's History of the Third Millennium, Miranda Hart's House Party, It's Your Round, Sarah Millican's Support Group, The Fred MacAulay Show, Dan Tetsell's The 21st Century for Time Travellers, The Now Show, Kerry’s List, It's Not What You Know, Dilemma, French and Saunders' Christmas Show, and The Casebook of Max and Ivan. In 2019, she became curator of the museum on the Radio 4 series The Museum of Curiosity
Christie has appeared on a number of podcasts including Danielle Ward's Do The Right Thing, Richard Herring's Leicester Square Theatre Podcast, Pappy's Flatshare Slamdown, Jarlath Regan's An Irishman Abroad, Stuart Goldsmith’s The Comedian’s Comedian, The Adam Buxton Podcast and The Penguin Podcast with Richard E. Grant, Literary Death Match and Spotify podcast We Need to Talk About.
Christie is married to fellow comedian Stewart Lee, with whom she has two children.
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Bridget Christie Comedian, Actress, Mother, Clown. Who Am I? Bridget will be touring her new show in Autumn & Winter 2021. Work In Progress shows & all dates can be found here.. View details».