"A risqué firecracker...bold, brassy, pixie-like and very funny" Bridport and Lyme Regis News
Charmian studied clowning under Philippe Gaulier and Theatre de Complicite but unable to keep to the Mime Vow Of Silence, ran away to play stand-up clubs throughout the nation, entertaining everyone, from members of the House of Commons to Lifers in prison (not to be confused)
"Clown Princess Charmian Hughes lit up the proceedings like a Christmas tree" On Magazine
"Brilliant! A comedian to take home to meet your mother, particularly if she"s been annoying you." What"s On In London
Charmian"s a regular compere for the Glastonbury festival and has performed at the Dublin International Comedy Festival, the Hay Festival, the Dulwich Festival, the Guernsey Speedboat Festival, Dumfries and Galloway festival and Ireland"s Flatlake Literary festival.
"Charming ribaldry" The Guardian
"best gag of the night" Independent on Sunday
Charmian is an experienced improvisor and has also led comedy workshops leading to student performances at Jacksons Lane Theatre,(ex students include Micky Flanagan and Dominic Holland) the Milton Keynes Comedy Festival, Highgate School Arts Week and has been a guest lecturer for Middlesex University"s Comedy Course.
Radio and TV credits include The Treatment (R5) "Funny Women"(HTV)." Lifeswaps", "Ebony", "Reportage".