Bridget Christie

Comedian Profile

Bridget Christie is a regular on the sketch and stand-up circuit. She is a regular panellist on Radio 4’s News Quiz and the Broadcasting House Programme.
She has starred in a number of TV and radio comedies including Cardinal Burns on E4, Harry Hill’s “Little Internet Show”, Sarah Millican’s Support Group, Miranda Hart’s House Party and Dilemma. She has just filmed a cameo role in Anna and Katy’s Channel 4 series and a spot on Comedy Central’s new The Alternative Comedy Experience.
Bridget has written and performed seven critically acclaimed consecutive solo Edinburgh shows, (The Cheese Roll, The Court of King Charles II, The Court of King Charles II ““ The Second, My Daily Mail Hell, A Ant, Housewife Surrealist and War Donkey), which have been comedy picks in The Metro, Independent, Guardian, The Times, The Stage, The List, Scotsman, The Skinny, and The Sunday Times.
Her 2010 show, A Ant, was in the Top 10 best reviewed shows for that year and was featured in BBC2’s The Culture Show. Her 2011 show, Housewife Surrealist, gained four 5 star reviews from Chortle, Skinny, The British Comedy Guide and Scotsgay. Her latest show War Donkey also featured on the Culture Show as one of Sue Perkins’ Top 5 Edinburgh shows and received 10 four star reviews. It was also one of GQ magazine’s Ten Essential Edinburgh shows. The Arts Desk said Bridget had “the best fart joke on the Fringe by a country mile”, which has made her very proud.
Bridget was a finalist in Funny Women 2004, nominated for the Leicester Mercury Comedian of the Year 2005, won the inaugural Funny Women Best Show Fringe Award 2007 and was nominated for the Chortle Best Breakthrough Act 2009. In more important news, Bridget can load and fire a musket, was nearly killed by jellyfish in Thailand, and has 124,873 pairs of brogues, in all different colours. And twice as many waterproof jackets.