Jen Brister is a stand-up comedian and writer.
A rising star of the British comedy scene, Jen has received critical acclaim for her Edinburgh Fringe show, ‘Meaningless‘, which she has toured to sell-out audiences across the UK.
Jen has appeared on BBC’s Live at the Apollo, Frankie Boyle’s New World Order, Hypothetical and Sara Pascoe’s Comedy Lectures.
She is a regular performer on the UK and international comedy circuits and has written and performed on BBC Radio 4’s The News Quiz and The Now Show.
Furthermore, Jen has presented several different shows for BBC 6 Music, including the weekend overnights, the weekend breakfast show and stood-in for Lauren Laverne, Liz Kershaw and Jon Holmes.
“Her energy is explosive. Her use of space and delivery mesmerising”
The Sunday Times
Jen also starred in Russell Brand & Trevor Lock’s ‘Cloud Cuckoo Land‘ for BBC Radio 2.
Jen’s sell-out show ‘Meaningless’ can be streamed on Amazon Prime, NextUp or Soho Comedy.
Square Peg published her book, ‘The Other Mother’ in 2019.
Jen Brister supported Romesh Ranganathan on tour at the end of 2019 before embarking on her tour in 2020 with her brand new show, ‘Under Privilege‘.