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Jenny Bede

Jenny Bede is a actor & comedy writer/performer from Pinner, the town from which Elton John also hails. Much like Sir Elton, she wears a wig, is married to a man named David Furnish & had a hit with the song 'Rocketman' in 1972.

Born in the 80's, Jenny always took an interest in performing and decided to apply to the prestigious Royal Academy of Music (where EJ also attended). She was accepted onto the Musical Theatre course under the direction of Mary Hammond, where she later graduated with Distinction.

After a stint in the record-breaking 'NewsRevue', Jenny started writing comedy, initially creating a series of musical parody videos that have since gained over 2 million views on YouTube.

Since then she has worked in film, television and radio. Career highlights include, Dawson Bros' Funtime (BBC3), writing and creating the BAFTA-winning Made in Chelsea fan show 'Mad on Chelsea' (Channel 4), being cast by director Edgar Wright as 'Fitness Instructor (26)' in his film The World's End and duetting with noughties boy band legends Blue on the classic, 'Sorry Seems to be the Hardest Word'. Perhaps topping all of that was a Bodyform commercial directed by The Fully Monty's Peter Cattaneo. No, she didn't get to roller-skate with a dog and yes - she was cut from the final edit.

In 2013 Jenny started writing and performing the live comedy, winning the Best Newcomer Award in the 2013 Musical Comedy Awards after just 3 gigs. This led to an hour on the free fringe with the brilliantly talented Jessie Cave, performances for BBC Radio 1 and Radio 4, and playing at Glastonbury Festival.

In 2014 Jenny was commissioned to make her own pilot by BBC Comedy and was named The Observer & Guardian's Rising Star of Comedy for 2015.

Pieces performed by this act
Christmas Jumper (released )
Subjects of pieces performed: Christmas (1), Colin Firth (1), Game Of Thrones (1), Jesus (1), jumper (1), Kanye West (1), looking for love (1), men (1), Michael Gove (1), Miley Cyrus (1) and Three Wise Men (1)
Comedic styles in pieces performed: observational (1), spoof (1) and visual (1)
Musical styles in pieces performed: ballad (1), easy listening (1), jingle (1), pop (1) and rap (1)
Musical instruments in pieces performanced: backing choir (1), bass (1), drums (1), harp (1), piano (1), sleigh bells (1), strings (1) and tubular bells (1)
Submitted 7 years 10 months ago by natts.
Wednesday, 2 December 2015 - 5:30am
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