There are lots of reasons we're happy about so many comedians with CP appearing on our screens these days.

Being up there in the public eye helps raise awareness, breaks down barriers and helps show younger people with CP that this condition doesn't need to dictate their career choice (if you're in any doubt, check out the lists of jobs below).

But most importantly, they're really funny. 

Maysoon Zayid

Maysoon is a Palestinian-American comedian and actor who founded her own comedy festival and self-funds art camps for vulnerable kids.

Jack Carroll

Jack shot to fame aged 14 when he appeared on last year's series of Britain's Got Talent, and has gone on to act and write his own book.

Josh Blue

The intensely-likable Josh Blue is an American comedian, artist and sculptor who rose to public attention on another talent show, Last Comic Standing. His second name really is Blue.

Francesca Martinez

British-based Firefly friends may recognise Francesca from Grange Hill and Ricky Gervais's Extras amongst the many other places this popular comedian, writer and filmmaker has popped up.

Laurence Clark

Laurence Clark is another multi-talented comedian who combines making people laugh with writing, presenting, acting and campaigning.


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