Charlton Brooker, born on March 3, 1971, is an accomplished English television presenter, writer, producer, and satirist. He is best known as the co-showrunner and creator of the popular sci-fi drama anthology series, Black Mirror. Throughout his career, Brooker has written for a variety of comedy series, including Brass Eye, The 11 O'Clock Show, and Nathan Barley.
Brooker's career began as a cartoonist, producing adverts for the second-hand video game retailer CeX. He then moved on to work as a journalist for PC Zone before transitioning into television. He has presented numerous shows, which offer critical insights into modern society and the media, including Screenwipe, Gameswipe, Newswipe, Weekly Wipe, and 10 O'Clock Live. Brooker also wrote the 2008 horror drama series, Dead Set. He has written social criticism pieces for The Guardian and is one of four creative directors of the production company Zeppotron.
Growing up in Brightwell-cum-Sotwell, Oxfordshire, Brooker was raised in a relaxed Quaker household. His parents were fans of the television sitcom Bewitched, which led them to name him Charlton after a character in one episode, and his sister Samantha after the series' main character. Brooker attended the Polytechnic of Central London, which later became the University of Westminster, to study for a BA in Media Studies. Although he did not graduate due to his dissertation topic being considered unacceptable, he has listed his comedic influences as Monty Python, The Young Ones, Blackadder, Chris Morris, and Vic Reeves.
Brooker's early work as a cartoonist included producing cartoon advertisements for CeX. He also worked in the video game department of Music and Video Exchange, a retailer in Notting Hill Gate, London. Brooker's work has earned him a reputation as a master of satire, and he has been praised for his unique insights into modern society and the media..
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Charlie Brooker's current work schedule and location in relation to your event's type, date, budget, and locality will play a primary factor in the acceptance of booking Charlie Brooker for your party. As long as your funding is commensurate with the price range to book Charlie Brooker, CTI will propose your event to the official agency representing Charlie Brooker. After we consult with them, we will provide a personal and accurate quote that includes: final costs, availability, and actual interest in being hired for your specific event or party.
CTI can give you the accurate Charlie Brooker booking price once we submit your event details to their camp. "How much does it cost to book Charlie Brooker for an event?" is a frequent question we get. The final Charlie Brooker booking price is contingent on many variables and the booking fee we may show is based on a range derived from our past experience with what will Charlie Brooker charge for an event. An example fee to book Charlie Brooker is in the starting range of $150,000-$299,000. However, any recent popularity change would cause a price fluctuation well beyond this example. Also, their speaking fee might be different than the fee shown for the cost to perform or to just appear. Popularity, career stage, along with current demand will cause fluctuations in their speaking price as well. The final booking price may be more than what is shown, but you should at least have a budget within that range for them to consider an appearance, performance or speaking engagement.
There is low probability to book Charlie Brooker for a party with anything substantially less than the published booking cost price range. We will negotiate with the Charlie Brooker agent on your behalf if your funding is in place. By not having funding ready then it will more difficult to book Charlie Brooker, because they get many offers to work events that are at or above asking price. It is also important to consider the travel costs when researching the Charlie Brooker booking fee, as additional expenses like this, as well as an entourage of staff and equipment, are not necessarily built-in to the booking fee range shown. If your budget does not factor that in, then there is no benefit for them to want to be hired. We do not personally speak for Charlie Brooker, but in our experience in booking talent for over 25 years, this is generally the outcome of inadequate funding.
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