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Client details

Jessica Knappett
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Jessica Knappett

Writer / performer

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Agent
Hannah Begbie
Assistant: Carly Peters
+44 (0) 20 3214 0985
About

Jessica is a very talented comedy writer and actress.

She played the lead role of 'Lisa' in THE INBETWEENERS MOVIE and more recently appeared in Steve Coogan's Alan Partridge Movie: ALPHA PAPA.

In the Autumn of last year her original sitcom DRIFTERS aired on E4 with Bwark Productions,  she wrote all 6 episodes and starred playing the lead role of 'Meg'. Due to it's popularity and success DRIFTERS was quickly repeated on Channel 4.

Other credits include: TWENTY TWELVE for BBC Two, E4's MEET THE PARENTS for Objective Productions, HOW NOT TO LIVE YOUR LIFE  and LUNCH MONKEYS for BBC3.  She also played the role of 'Carly' in the BBC Radio 4 comedy series SHEDTOWN alongside Johnny Vegas.
 
Jessica was a founding member of acclaimed sketch group LADY GARDEN who had 4 sucessful Edinburgh Fringe Festivals together.

She studied Drama and English at The University of Manchester.

Film
Production / CharacterDirectorCompany
THE LONG GOODBYE
Lisa
Bwark Films
ALPHA PAPA
WPC Ruth
Declan LowneyBaby Cow
THE INBETWEENERS MOVIE
Lisa
Ben PalmerYoung Bwark Productions
Television
Production / CharacterDirectorCompany
DRIFTERS
Meg (Series Regular)
Simon DelaneyBwark/E4
TWENTY TWELVE SERIES 2
Carey Turner
John MoretonBBC Two
DRIFTERS PILOT
Meg
Chloe ThomasBwark / Channel 4
LIVE AT THE ELECTRIC
Various
Paul WheelerBBC3 / Tinderbox
SAUCERFUL OF SECRETS
TV Guest
Ben Wheatley Baby Cow / BBC Comedy North
FUNCTION ROOM
PC Kelly Mink
Barbara WiltshireZeppotron
LADY GARDEN
Taster tape
Phillip BreenBBC
BAD THINGS
Taster tape
Phillip BreenChannel K
COMING OF AGE
Alice
Ed ByeBBC
DICK AND DOM'S FUNNY BUSINESS
Anne of Cleeves
Dez McCarthyBBC
MEET THE PARENTS
Sister
Paul Young and Adam WimpennyObjective ./ E4
HOW NOT TO LIVE YOUR LIFE SERIES 3
Harriet
Sam LeiferBrown Eyed Boy/BBC3
LUNCH MONKEYS SERIES 2
Becky
Matt HoltChannel K/BBC
IDEAL
Police officer
Ben WheatleyBabycow/BBC Manchester
Stage
Production / CharacterDirectorCompany
THE COUNTRY WIFE
Dainty Fidget
Polly FindlayThe Royal Exchange
LADY GARDEN TOP SECRET GIGPhillip Breen
LADY GARDEN
Edinburgh Festival 2009
Mike Perrin for Just for Laughs
THE IVAN BRACKENBURY HOSPITAL RADIO SHOW
Edinburgh Festival
CKP
LADY GARDEN
Hackney Empire
CAST Productions/Lady Garden
LADY GARDEN
Edinburgh Festival 2008
Shiraz Productions
JUST FOR A LAUGH
The Comedy Store
Shiraz Productions
Radio
Production / CharacterDirectorCompany
SHEDTOWN
Carly
BBC Radio 4
LADY GARDEN
Front Row 2004
BBC Radio 4
IN THE PARKMark ElliotSlacktop/BBC
Bookmark and Share PDF
Agent
Hannah Begbie
Assistant: Carly Peters
+44 (0) 20 3214 0985
About

Jessica is a very talented comedy writer and actress.

She played the lead role of 'Lisa' in THE INBETWEENERS MOVIE and more recently appeared in Steve Coogan's Alan Partridge Movie: ALPHA PAPA.

In the Autumn of last year her original sitcom DRIFTERS aired on E4 with Bwark Productions,  she wrote all 6 episodes and starred playing the lead role of 'Meg'. Due to it's popularity and success DRIFTERS was quickly repeated on Channel 4.

Other credits include: TWENTY TWELVE for BBC Two, E4's MEET THE PARENTS for Objective Productions, HOW NOT TO LIVE YOUR LIFE  and LUNCH MONKEYS for BBC3.  She also played the role of 'Carly' in the BBC Radio 4 comedy series SHEDTOWN alongside Johnny Vegas.
 
Jessica was a founding member of acclaimed sketch group LADY GARDEN who had 4 sucessful Edinburgh Fringe Festivals together.

She studied Drama and English at The University of Manchester.

Television
ProductionCompanyNotes
DRIFTERS-SERIES TWO
(2014)
Bwark Productions for Channel 4Writer
DRIFTERS
(2012)
Bwark Productions 6 x 30' sitcom
8 OUT OF 10 CATS
(2012)
Channel 4 / ZeppotronWriter / programme associate
NORTH VS SOUTH
(2012)
BBCPanel Show Pilot
DICK AND DOM'S FUNNY BUSINESS
(2011)
BBCSketch writer
ALL ABOUT ME
(2011)
ITVPanel show pilot
BAD THINGS
(2011)
Channel XTaster tape
LADY GARDEN
(2011)
BBCTaster tape / BBC Online
Theatre
ProductionCompanyNotes
LADY GARDEN TOP SECRET GIGMick Perrin for Just for LaughsEdinburgh Festival 2010
LADY GARDENMick Perrin for Just for LaughsEdinburgh Festival 2009
LADY GARDENShiraz ProductionsEdinburgh Festival 2008
LADY GARDENCAST Productions / Lady GardenHackney Empire
Radio
ProductionCompanyNotes
IN THE PARKSlacktop / BBCPilot
Dir: Mark Elliot
LADY GARDENBBC Radio 4Front Row 2008
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