One of the most celebrated comics of her generation since the early nineties, Eddie Izzard has an equally stellar reputation as a film, television and stage actor.
Izzard's world-renowned stand-up shows include Unrepeatable, Definite Article, Glorious and Dress to Kill, which earned her a New York Drama Desk Award and two Emmys. Eddie now tours her shows in four languages English, French, German and Spanish in countries all over the world. She completed her most recent global tour, Wunderbar, in 2020, to wide critical acclaim.
Highlights from Izzard’s film career include Boychoir, Valkyrie, Ocean’s Thirteen and Ocean’s Twelve, Across the Universe, Mystery Men, Shadow of the Vampire, The Cat’s Meow and most recently Victoria and Abdul alongside Judi Dench. On television, she has appeared most notably in the crime noir series, Powers, in Bryan Fuller’s series, Hannibal and in the critically acclaimed FX Networks series, The Riches.
In 2010, Believe: The Eddie Izzard Story received an Emmy Award nomination. Her companion-piece autobiography, Believe Me, entered the top ten in the Sunday Times Best-seller list and the New York Times Best-seller list.
A venerable charity campaigner, Eddie has completed marathons all over the world raising over £4 million for Sport Relief. During the 2021 lockdown, she completed an incredible 31 virtual marathons and 31 streamed gigs in 31 days to raise money for her "Make Humanity Great Again" campaign.
2021 will also see the release of Eddie's first co-written film, the thriller Six Minutes To Midnight.
Eddie continues to be an active supporter and member of The Labour Party.