WHO IS SHE?
Charlie is a comedian, writer, director and producer based in London. A proud graduate of Barnard College, she was the first international student accepted in
to The Second City's Comedy Studies program and Head Writer of Columbia University's long-running sketch group, Chowdah. She also has MA degrees in Visual Anthropology and Psychoanalytic Studies. What a clever cloggs.
As a stand up, Charlie has performed at the Edinburgh Fringe and Machynllth Comedy Festivals, and has been included on international bills in LA and NYC.
In 2013, her short film, 'Coalition Fangirls' - funded by The Roundhouse - became a viral hit, receiving widespread acclaim at festivals around the UK and online.
A prolific writer, she held the BBC Radio Comedy Writers Bursary from 2020-2021, and frequently regularly contributes jokes to topical shows including Radio 4's The Now Show, The News Quiz, Hello America on Quibi, Mock The Week, The Mash Report and Have I Got News For You. She's currently working on her debut feature film with Ella Street Productions and was on the writing team for international animated series Badjelly, based on the book by Spike Milligan.
Alongside screenwriter Chris Anastasi, she was selected for the BBC Comedy Writersroom in 2020/2021, as well as BFI NETWORK x BAFTA Crew.
As a live comedy director, Charlie is fast gaining a reputation as a formidable script editor and creative collaborator, with many highly regarded acts seeking to work with her. In 2018, she directed Olga Koch's Edinburgh Award nominated show 'Fight', which she later co-wrote as a WGGB Award-winning Radio 4 special. She also directed Olga's 2019 show 'If/Then', 2021 show 'Homecoming' (now on Amazon Prime) and 2022 national tour show 'Just Friends'. In 2022, she also directed Catherine Bohart's tour show, 'This Isn't For You'.
In 2020, Charlie (and friends) launched Daddy's SuperYacht, a brand new comedy production company recently named a Pact Future30 '30 Production Companies Of The Future'. They were recipients of the BBC Small Indie Fund, and have recently made 48 sketches for Broadcast and Lovie Award-winning website pulped.com, 12 shorts for Channel 4, 'Sunil Patel: An Idiot's Guide To Cryptocurrency' for Radio 4, and the podcast Human Error for BBC Sounds, alongside other projects across film, digital, TV and audio. Charlie and director/producer Benjamin Sutton also run Seize The Means Of Production, an open-access information sharing project for comedy creators.