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|Title:||An Extra Slice of Jo Brand|
|Keywords:||Stand-up comedy;television comedy;gender;politics;identity;feminism|
|Publisher:||Manchester University Press|
|Citation:||Critical Studies in Television: The International Journal of Television Studies, 2015, 10 (2), pp. 118 - 128|
|Abstract:||In this candid interview Jo Brand, one of Britain’s most popular and successful comedians, discusses her comedy career. Brand shares experiences and critical reflections on a wide range of comedy, from her first stand-up gig in the 1980s through to presenting the Great British Bake Off: An Extra Slice [2014-present]. She discusses the inspiration and motivation for her comic material, explains the highs and lows of working in television comedy and offers pragmatic advice for comedians wishing to pursue a career in comedy today.|
|Appears in Collections:||Dept of Social Sciences Media and Communications Research Papers|
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