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Susan Calman's Biography

 
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Susan Calman was born on 6 November 1974 in Glasgow, the daughter of Sir Kenneth Calman, former chief medical officer of Scotland, and Lady Anne, who became chair of NHS County Durham.

She was educated privately, and was a commercial lawyer for seven years, before chancing her arm as a comedian.

Her first stand-up performance was at the Stand club in Glasgow.

Her early accolades included getting to the semi-finals of the BBC New Comedy Awards and being a finalist in the Funny Women competition.

Susan Calman has appeared regularly on Radio 4, for example, on The News Quiz, Susan Calman is Convicted, and Woman’s Hour.

Her television credits include Have I Got News for You, QI, 8 Out of 10 Cats, and Would I Lie To You.

Her first DVD was Lady Like.

In June 2012, she and her girlfriend of 9 years, Lee, entered into a civil partnership.

In February 2016, it was announced that Susan Calman would be a regular reporter on the new BBC2 show Too Much TV.



Trivia
Her height is 4ft 11in.

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