Jo Brand

Jo BrandJo Brand is a BAFTA-winning comedian, writer, and actress.

Commencing her entertainment career with a move from psychiatric nursing to the alternative comedy stand-up scene and early performances on Saturday Live, she went on to appear on The Brain Drain, Channel 4’s Jo Brand Through the Cakehole, Getting On and various television appearances including as a regular guest on QI and Have I Got News for You.

Since January 2013, Brand has appeared on the ITV celebrity diving show Splash! as a judge alongside Andy Banks and Leon Taylor. She is a regular stand-in host on the teatime chat show The Paul O’Grady Show.