Jen Brister

About Jen

Having recently appeared on BBC Two’s Live At The Apollo, Stand Up at BBC Wales, The Now Show and The News Quiz (BBC R4), Jen Brister is a rising star of the British comedy scene. She has received critical acclaim for her latest Edinburgh Fringe show, ‘Meaningless’ which is currently on it’s second successful run at The Soho Theatre and selling out it’s UK tour dates up and down the country.

Jen has taken several extremely well received solo shows up to the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, where she started as part of the prestigious show, The Comedy Zone at the Pleasance. Jen has also taken solo shows to the Adelaide & Melbourne Comedy Festivals.

Jen has previously worked at BBC 6 Music where she presented a number of different shows including the weekend overnights, the weekend breakfast show and stand ins for Lauren Laverne, Liz Kershaw and Jon Holmes. Jen also starred in Russell Brand & Trevor Lock’s ‘Cloud Cuckoo Land’ for BBC Radio 2.

Jen has performed stand up in clubs all over the country (literally) as well as sketch comedy in numerous sketch groups including the Loose Connection.

This is as near perfect stand up as I have seen ***** SCOTSGAY

A splendid hour of laughing till your face hurts **** THE LIST

Thoughtful and very funny…Hilarious **** THE ARTS DESK

A confident and charismatic performer **** EDINBURGH EVENING NEWS

“Outrageously Funny” METRO



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


Meaningless Writer/ Performer Soho Theatre David Jordan
Meaningless Writer/ Performer Edinburgh Fringe David Jordan
Wishful Thinking Writer/ Performer Edinburgh Fringe
Now & Then Writer /Performer Edinburgh Fringe
British(ish) Writer/ Performer Edinburgh Fringe