Josie Long

Josie Long

About Josie Long

Josie Long (born 17 April 1982) is a British comedian. Long spent her early life in Orpington, Kent, where she attended Newstead Wood School for Girls in Swift House. She also attended GIFT Ltd. summer schools. She began performing stand-up comedy at 14, winning the BBC New Comedy Awards at the age of 17. At 18 she gave up stand-up whilst attending Lady Margaret Hall, University of Oxford, though she ran experimental comedy clubs while at university, and graduated with a degree in English. In 2007 she lived in Peckham Rye and currently lives in Hackney. After graduating from Oxford, she returned to live stand-up, supporting Stewart Lee on his spring 2005 tour. She contributed sketches and one-liners to BBC Radio One's 2004/05 comedy show, The Milk Run with Andrew O'Neill.

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