The promise of surreal musings ... and outfits
She has been an ant, a cheese roll, King Charles II, a comedic rice crispy and a housewife surrealist.
So it should not come as too much of a surprise to see that Bridget Christie is taking to the stage dressed as a War Donkey called Jason for her latest stand-up show.
The acclaimed Gloucester-born comic was one of the essential must-see shows at this year's Edinburgh Festival, and now she's bringing her surreal musings – and outfits – to The Otherside Comedy Club at Pave in Princes Avenue, later this month.
As well as wearing outrageous costumes, Bridget promises to tackle subjects as thorny as: how Hitler chooses soup in restaurants, Towie, why there isn't a Spielberg blockbuster about donkeys, and why Colonel Gadaffi hated horses. All this and she says she may even wear stilts.
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Throw into the mix what was voted the best fart joke at the Edinburgh Fringe and comedy- lovers look set for an intriguing evening.
Bridget has followed an unusual path into stand-up, first studying at drama school and then working for five years on The Daily Mail's showbiz diary before striking out on her own into the world of comedy.
Previous shows have been littered with stories about her time on the paper with risqué anecdotes about Peter Stringfellow, Gene Wilder, David Dimbleby and Cherie Blair.
She was a finalist in the Funny Women Final 2004, nominated for the Leicester Mercury Comedian of the Year 2005, won the inaugural Funny Women Best Show Fringe Award 2007 and was nominated for the Chortle Best Breakthrough Act in 2009.
Now 38, she is married to comedian Stewart Lee, and they have a five-year-old son called Luke.
"You can't really stop can you?" Bridget admits about her hectic lifestyle doing stand-up and raising a family at the same time.
"I write when Luke has gone to bed and gigs are at night, so one of us is always with him.
"There is always so much to do in the day and I've only got one. My mum had nine."
Bridget is the youngest of her eight siblings and says much of her comedy is inspired by the organised chaos of her childhood.
She said: "I never really had any friends, not because I was unpopular, but because I was the youngest I would always be around older people.
"It was really good fun, although there were always a few arguments going on somewhere with at least two of us who had fallen out and weren't speaking.
"I really admire and respect all my brothers and sisters, although we don't get to see each other as much as we'd like. They all do brilliant jobs that are much more worthwhile than mine."