Charlie is a writer, director and comedian from London. A proud graduate of Barnard College, she was the first international student accepted onto The Second City’s Comedy Studies program (2011), and Head Writer of Columbia University’s long-running sketch group, Chowdah (2012). She also holds MA degrees in Visual Anthropology and Psychoanalytic Studies.
As a stand up, Charlie has performed at the Edinburgh Fringe and Machynlleth Comedy Festivals, and has been included on bills in LA and NY. She is currently working on her debut hour, which she previewed at The Vault Festival in March 2019.
A prolific and gifted writer, she has written for Radio 4’s The Now Show, The News Quiz and on television for Mock The Week. She has several TV projects in various stages of development. Her short film, ‘Coalition Fangirls’ (2013) - funded by the Roundhouse - was a viral hit, receiving widespread acclaim online and at festivals around the UK, and leading to a script commission for BBC3.
As a live comedy director, Charlie is is fast gaining a strong reputation as a formidable script editor and creative collaborator, with many highly regarded acts seeking to work with her. In 2018 she directed Olga Koch’s Edinburgh Award nominated show ‘Fight’. Following the huge success of the Live Show she has gone on to co-write a Radio 4 adaptation of the show and is currently developing it as a sitcom in the US.
She has subsequently directed Olga's 5 star 2019 show 'If/Then' and is set to collaborate on her much anticipated 2020 show.
Charlie was selected as the 2020 recipient of BBC Radio Comedy Writers Bursary. This prestigious post boasts alumni such as Stuart Lee, Guy Jenkin, Simon Blackwell, Tony Roach and Jimmy Mulville.