Miranda’s eponymous sitcom established her as one of the most popular comedy performers and writers in the country. Since then she’s toured her live show, appeared in Hollywood films, cycled the length of the country for Sports Relief, and starred in ‘Call the Midwife’.
Miranda Hart is a comedy writer and actress whose hugely popular sitcom earned two RTS Awards (for Best Comedy Performance and Best Scripted Comedy) and a host of other nominations. She has gone on to be one of the UK’s favourite performers with dramatic and comedic performances on TV and film.
One of the UK’s most hilarious comedians, Miranda Hart is a lovable and bubbly female character in the British media industry. After receiving dramatic training from the Academy of Live and Recorded Arts, Hart began her career in laughter as a writer for the Edinburgh Fringe, before starting her autobiographical series Miranda Hart’s Joke Shop on BBC Radio 2. An extremely talented woman with a keen talent for entertaining and engaging guests. Miranda Hart is a remarkable person and comedian, and will be sure the leave your guests in stitches as she performs one of her stand up shows or simply keep everyone smiling as an enjoyable host or guest speaker.
Before she found fame with her own take on the ‘old fashioned’ sitcom, Miranda appeared in such British comedy greats as Absolutely Fabulous and The Vicar of Dibley. She also turned up in seminal sketch show Smack the Pony, Julia Davis’ Nighty Night, Jack Dee’s semi-autobiographical comedy Lead Balloon, and the sci-fi sitcom Hyperdrive alongside Nick Frost. She also appeared as Barbara in Lee Mack’s sitcom Not Going Out.
It was the show ‘Miranda’ that established Miranda as a star with her amiable take on physical and social awkwardness, surreal situations, impossible friends and family, and being posh. It also led to the more serious role of Chummy Noakes in the hit BBC drama Call the Midwife.
On film, Miranda has played a wrestler, a loans officer, and in the Melissa McCarthy and Jason Statham hit Spy, the former’s best friend. She has hosted Have I Got News For You and stood in for Chris Evans on his Radio 2 show. She’s also toured her own My, What I Call, Live Show to capacity audiences, performed at the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee concert, and written two autobiographies.
Having once worked in the Comic Relief office, she remains a keen supporter and participant having cooked, danced and ‘done’ Fame Academy for the charity. She’s also cycled from John O’Groats to Lands End for Sports Relief.
• Star and creator of BBC’s incredibly popular Miranda
• Received 4 BAFTA nominations and 4 British Comedy Awards
• Accomplished actor and talented comedian
• Experienced presenter and host
• Boasts a catalogue of work for Comic Relief
“A pleasure to work with and went down really well with the audience” – Redactive Events
Matthew Willetts MA is the Director of Comicus who has over 35 years experience in television, film, theatre, and comedy club/cabaret entertainment, working as a performer, screenwriter, producer and agent. He lectured at Southampton Solent University in Comedy, Screenwriting, Television, Theatre & Radio. Matthew can sometimes be seen and heard on TV & Radio and often quoted in the national press and media publications. As well as speaking regularly at festivals and industry conferences, he has been a judge at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival and the Montreux Television Festival.
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