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Title: An Extra Slice of Jo Brand
Authors: Lockyer, S
Keywords: Stand-up comedy;television comedy;gender;politics;identity;feminism
Issue Date: 2015
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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