Miranda Hart (c) Alisa Connan

Miranda Hart

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Miranda’s excursion to the Edinburgh Festival in 1994 began her journey to becoming one of the UK’s top comedians. After ten years on the stand-up and sketch club circuit, Miranda made her mark appearing in Smack the Pony, Absolutely Fabulous, Hyperdrive and Not Going Out, but it was when her sitcom Miranda hit our screens in 2009, that her popularity rocketed. The third series of the popular sitcom opened with11.5 million viewers on Boxing Day in 2013, making it the most watched programme of the day.

Miranda has been crowned the Queen of Comedy at the British Comedy Awards as well as winning three RTS Awards for Best Comedy Performance. She has been nominated for five TV BAFTAs for her past three sitcom series and gained another nomination for her performance in the BBC drama Call The Midwife for which she has also won Best Actress at the TV Choice Awards. Miranda also won an NTA for Outstanding Drama Performance for her role in Call the Midwife and received further nominations for Best Comedy for 'Miranda'. Miranda’s first book, Is It Just Me?, was published to great success, occupying the coveted Christmas number one spot in 2012 and won best Non-fiction book of the year at the National Book Awards.

Miranda has recently released comedy fitness DVD Maracattack, and has embarked on her first stand-up tour since her hit BBC sitcom aired. Due to popular demand, My, What I Call, Live Show will continue touring the UK in October 2014.