Katy Brand (born 13 January 1979 in Buckinghamshire) is an English actress, comedienne and writer. She attended St. Clement Danes School in Chorleywood, Hertfordshire, before attending Keble College, Oxford to study Theology. She claims to have been a very committed Christian in her teens, but now has no particular faith. Whilst at Oxford, she was involved in OUDS and was Vice President of the Oxford Revue. She performed at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival several times as a student. She worked in television production for a few years upon leaving university.