Celebrity Profile

Helen Lederer

A multi talented professional whose work covers stand up comedy, comedy/drama acting and TV/radio presenting. She is also known for her unique brand of wit and observational humour which are reflected in both her writing and presenting work. She is a prolific comedy writer with a bulging portfolio. Helen is in the new BBC2 series of LOVE SOUP starring TAMSIN GREIG written by DAVID RENWICK From the early days at the famous Comedy Store in London, to creating the ‘girl at the bar’ in BBCs Naked Video, not to mention becoming Catriona, the ditzy journalist in BBCs Absolutely Fabulous, Helen enjoys the unique position of having starred in most top TV comedy and Radio shows. Treading the boards includes following hot on the heels of Julie Walters in Educating Rita, playing Doreen in Alan Bleasdales Having a ball, and performing in London’s West End The Vagina Monologues in 2002. Helen is currently in development of a sitcom for BBC 2, a comedy novel, commissioned by Penguin and a number of TV projects. She is a sought-after columnist and her work regularly appears in a stream of national press including Woman & Home, EVE, Independent Magazine, Mail on Sunday and Telegraph. Helen’s short stories have been published in the Daily Express, Girl’s Night In (Harper Collins) and Big Night Out (Harper Collins). Helen is in demand for after dinner speaking reflecting on the vagaries of 'showbusiness' as well as conducting a wine workshop "the show's off guide".


Topic: Sex in the Stars Part 2 Helen Lederer

Michele Knight Interviews Helen Lederer