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Miranda Hart completed her Post Grad Acting Course in ALRA South. Soon after her training, she began writing material for the Edinburgh Fringe Festival.
She also made small appearances in various British sitcoms including Hyperdrive and Not Going Out.
On account of her BBC Radio 2 radio series Miranda Hart's Joke Shop (2008), her self-driven semi-autobiographical BBC sitcom, Miranda finally acquired reach to a wider audience. Run from 2009 to 2015, during three series and several Christmas specials her television sitcom earned three Royal Television Society Awards, four British Comedy Awards and four BAFTA nominations.
In 2012, Miranda joined the cast of the BBC drama Call the Midwife as Camilla "Chummy" Fortescue-Cholmondeley-Browne. In Paul Feig's film Spy (2015), she made her Hollywood debut as Melissa McCarthy's sidekick Nancy B. Artingstall.
Miranda has also written three books:
- Is It Just Me? (2012)
- The Best of Miranda (2014)
- Peggy and Me (2016)
In 2014, she made her first stand-up tour, My, What I Call, Live Show, which toured arenas in the UK and Ireland.
Miranda's effort to the Red Nose and Comic relief causes has been remarkable. She was the second contestant to be voted off the third series of Comic Relief does Fame Academy in 2007. In 2009, she was also part of the final sketch from comedy duo French and Saunders.
In 2010, with the help of other TV celebrities, Miranda raised over £1 million for the charity Sport Relief cycling from John O'Groats to Land's End.
She also starred as a judge on the second and third series of Let's Dance for Comic Relief. In addition, in aid of Comic Relief, a "Miranda mini-episode set in the world of Pineapple Dance Studios" was broadcast as part of Red Nose Day in 2011.
Finally, she won the Red Nose Day edition of Celebrity Master Chef in 2011 and co-presented Sport Relief 2012, which concluded with her and fellow comedian David Walliams dancing semi-naked to ABBA's Dancing Queen.
She also donated a signed Miranda script to be auctioned in aid of Comic Relief and continues her great work in supporting this cause.