Jo Brand

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Biographical Information

"Jo worked as a psychiatric nurse for ten years. She was part of the British alternative comedy movement in the 80s and 90s, and in 1993 became a resident panelist, on the BBC show The brain drain. Her transition into mainstream television continued when she obtained her own series on Channel 4, Jo Brand through the cakehole, and then went on to become a regular guest on shows such as Have I got news for you and QI.

"She has had several solo television series, and presented shows such as Jo Brand's commercial breakdown. Brand has been a strong supporter of Comic Relief and many other charities."[1]


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  1. FPA FPA presidents and patrons, organizational web page, accessed May 16, 2012.
  2. Rethink Mental Illness Celebrity Supporters, organizational web page, accessed June 28, 2012.
  3. Patients Association Vice presidents, organizational web page, accessed February 18, 2016.