Jen Brister

Jen Brister

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Comedian and writer Jen has perfomed seven solo shows, presented on BBC 6 Music, and appeared on Live at the Apollo, QI and Mock the Week. She also written her memoir The Other Mother, which is a book for any parent who feels they don’t fit the mould of a traditional 2.4 family.



Jen Brister is a critically acclaimed stand-up comedian, writer, and actor, and is a regular performer on the UK and international comedy circuits. 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 appeared on Live at the Apollo, Frankie Boyle's New World Order, QI, and Mock the Week.

She has written and performed seven solo shows 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.

Jen 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.

In her memoir The Other Mother, Jen takes a funny and honest look at life as a parent: from IVF awfulness to crying over the pages of sleep training manuals.

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