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Bridget Christie

Bridget Christie
King Charles II (Bridget Christie).jpg
Christie in 2007, dressed as King Charles II during a performance
Born Gloucester, England[1]
Occupation comedian, writer, actress
Spouse(s) Stewart Lee (2006–present)
Children 1 son, 1 daughter
Website
www.bridgetchristie.co.uk

Bridget Christie is a British comedian.

Her debut BBC Radio 4 series about feminism, Bridget Christie Minds the Gap, was broadcast in March 2013. It won Best Radio at the Chortle Awards 2014 and Best Radio Comedy at the prestigious Rose d'Or (Golden Rose) International Broadcasting Awards 2014. It was also nominated for Best Comedy at the Radio Academy Awards 2014. A second series will be broadcast in January 2015.

Her 2013 Edinburgh show, A Bic for Her, won the Foster's Edinburgh Comedy Award for Best Show, the 2014 South Bank Sky Arts Award for Best Comedy, Best Show at the 2014 Chortle Awards and became the top-selling comedy show at the Soho Theatre ever. It also won a 2014 Hospital Club 100 Award for Theatre.

CareerEdit

Bridget is a board member of The Alternative Comedy Memorial Society and in 2009 was nominated for a Chortle Award in the Best Breakthrough Act category.[2]

Her book, A Book for Her, will be published by Century in 2015.[3]

ShowsEdit

AwardsEdit

  • Funny Women 2004 Finalist
  • Leicester Mercury Comedian of the Year 2006 Nominee
  • Funny Women Fringe Award 2007 - Winner Best Show (The Court of King Charles II)
  • Chortle Awards – Nominee Best Breakthrough Act 2009
  • Foster's Edinburgh Comedy Awards 2013 – Winner Best Show (A Bic for Her)
  • South Bank Sky Arts Awards 2014 – Winner Best Comedy (A Bic for Her)
  • Chortle Awards 2014 – Winner Best Show (A Bic for Her)
  • Chortle Awards 2014 – Winner Best Radio (Bridget Christie Minds the Gap)
  • Radio Academy Awards 2014 - Nominee - Best Comedy (Bridget Christie Minds the Gap)
  • Rose d'Or International Broadcasting Awards 2014 - Winner - Best Radio Comedy (Minds the Gap)
  • Hospital Club 100 Awards 2014 - Winner - Theatre Award (A Bic for Her)
  • British Comedy Awards 2014 - Nominee - Best Female Television Comic

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Comedy profile: Bridget Christie", The Guardian, 26 March 2010. Accessed 15 April 2013
  2. ^ "5,500 vote in Chortle award". 'Chortle.co.uk. 5 February 2009. 
  3. ^ Brand, Katy (8 March 2013). ""Bridget Christie is trying her hardest to make feminism funny"". Telegraph.co.uk. Retrieved 28 August 2013. 

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