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Natalie Haynes

Natalie is a stand-up comedian, a Guest Contributor for The Times and a regular panellist on TV and radio shows.

Natalie Haynes

In 2002, Natalie burst onto the comedy scene when she was nominated for the Perrier Best newcomer award. Since then she has toured nationally and internationally on her sell-out stand up show.

Her radio work includes comedy shows such as Radio 4's "Quote Unquote" and Armando Iannucci's "Charm Offensive".

She has also written and presented several Radio 4 documentaries including "Comic writers" and "Classical Comedy" about how modern comedians stole all their jokes from Aristophanes, Juvenal and Martial.

She is a regular contributor to The New Humanist and has also written for the Sunday Telegraph, The Big Issue and Loaded.

Natalie is a regular panellist on More4's "The Last Word" and featured in the BBC2 documentary "Backlash", about voluntary childlessness.

She appeared as a panellist on BBC4's quiz show, "Mindgames", and featured in a Liberty Bell series about school reports "Must Try Harder" screened on BBC2 in 2006.

Natalie's first novel, The Great Escape, was published by Simon & Schuster in September 2007.

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