Miranda Hart, Patricia Hodge and Sarah Hadland star in the first series of the BBC Radio sitcom. Miranda (Miranda Hart) is an unconventional woman. She's six-feet tall, self-conscious and posh. And is frequently mistaken for a man. She's also invested her inheritance in a joke shop that she runs with her friend Stevie (Sarah Hadland) while trying to deal with her outrageously embarrassing mother (Patricia Hodge). Though surrounded by chocolate willies, Miranda is determined to suss out what it takes to be a girly girl and to not look a complete idiot every time she meets the gorgeous Gary (Tom Ellis). "Miranda Hart's Joke Shop" - first broadcast on BBC Radio 2 - is written by Miranda Hart ("Hyperdrive", "Ab Fab", "Lead Balloon"), with James Carey ("My Family", "Think the Unthinkable") and Simon Dean ("Not Going Out").
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Author Biography - James Cary
Miranda Hart attended U.W.E and graduated with a 2:1 in Politics, and went on to do a postgraduate Acting course at the Academy of Live and Recorded Arts in London. After numerous stand-up and sketch shows at the Edinburgh Festival and London comedy clubs, she was cast in several hit TV series including "Smack the Pony, Nighty Night," and "Not Going Out." She earned a British Comedy Award nomination as Best Female Comedy Newcomer for her role in cult sci-fi sitcom "Hyperdrive," in which she co-starred with Nick Frost and Kevin Eldon. In 2008, her radio sitcom "Miranda Hart's Joke Shop" was broadcast on Radio 2, and in 2009, she got her own TV series, "Miranda." The show won her three British Comedy Awards and a Broadcasting Press Guild Award. Since then, she has starred as Chummy in "Call the Midwife" (a role which earned her a BAFTA nomination) as well as appearing in the feature film "Spy" alongside Jude Law. She is also a regular on TV panel shows such as "Have I Got News for You "and "Would I Lie to You," and has released a bestselling autobiography, "Is" "It Just Me?"