Jen Brister



Jen Brister is a regular performer on the UK and international comedy circuits having written and performed on BBC Radio 4’s The News Quiz, The Now Show and presented for BBC 6 Music.

Jen is a critically acclaimed stand up comedian, writer and actor. She has written for BBC Scotland, presented for BBC 6 Music and Juice FM, and has been a regular contributor to magazines and online sites including Diva, g3, Standard Issue and The Huffington Post.

Jen has written and performed five solo shows (Me My Mum & I, British(ish), Now & Then, Wishful Thinking, and The Other One) around the world, including at Melbourne International Comedy Festival, Norway Comedy Box Festival, Comedy Club Asia, Adelaide Festival and the Edinburgh Festival. 

She has toured extensively — with comedians Kerry Godliman, Francesca Martinez and Roisin Conaty, and Frankie Boyle among others.

Jen has performed with Russell Brand on his radio comedy Cloud Cuckoo for Radio 2, in Kerry Godliman’s sitcom, Kerry’s List, for Radio 4, and has performed stand up on Comedy Central in Live at the Comedy Store.

Jen’s sell out show ‘Meaningless’ can be streamed on Amazon Prime, NextUp or Soho Comedy.

As a podcaster she can be heard talking bollocks with her two comedian pals, Maureen Younger and Allyson June Smith on WTB (Women Talking Bollocks) on acast, Spotify, Apple or wherever you get your podcasts.


“Her energy is explosive. Her use of space and delivery mesmerising”. The Sunday Times

"Outrageously Funny" - Metro

"Illuminating & Hilarious" - Chortle (Aus/NZ)


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