Jen Brister

About Jen

Jen Brister is a critically acclaimed stand up comedian and writer who has been seen on BBC's Live at the Apollo, Frankie Boyle's New World Order, QI and Mock the Week. She is a regular performer on the UK and international comedy circuits and has written7 solo shows which she has performed at the Edinburgh Comedy Festival and toured extensively around the UK. Her book, a comedy memoir, "The Other Mother" was published by Square Peg in 2019.

Jen's stand up show "Meaningless' can be streamed on Soho Comedy Live. Next Up and Amazon Prime while her special , 'Waves' for BBC Radio 4 can be streamed on BBC Sounds.

A brand new comedy short, "Past Caring" written by Jen and Rosie Jones will be aired on SKY TV later this year.

“Her energy is explosive. Her use of space and delivery mesmerising”.The Sunday Times

"Furiously Funny." The Guardian



Live At The Apollo
Jen Brister: Meaningless- Amazon PrimePerformerAmazon Prime
Kenny Cavey
Pointless CelebritiesPanelistBBC
Michelle Woods
Hello AmericaQuibi
Sophie Le Good
Comedians Giving LecturesPerformerDave
Live At The ApolloPerfomerBBCAlex Hardcastle
Frankie Boyle's New World OrderPanelist
BBCTom Baker
Stand Up At BBC WalesPerformer
Comedy Central at The Comedy StorePerformer
Comedy Central
Rose Hanson
Stand Up at BBC Wales Writer/ Performer Henry Widdicombe for BBC Stuart Laws
Live at the Comedy StoreWriter/ PerformerComedy Central


The Museum of CuriositySelfBBC Radio 4
Richard Turner
Womans Hour Self BBC Radio 4
The New Quiz Panellist BBC Radio 4 Richard Morris
The Now Show Writer/ Performer BBC Radio 4 Matt Stronge


The Optimist
Writer/ Performer
Under Privilege
Writer/ PerformerSoho Theatre/Edinburgh Fringe
Meaningless Writer/ Performer Soho Theatre/Edinburgh Fringe David Jordan
Wishful Thinking Writer/ Performer Edinburgh Fringe
Now & Then Writer /Performer Edinburgh Fringe
British(ish) Writer/ Performer Edinburgh Fringe
Me, My Mum & IWriter/ PerformerEdinburgh Fringe