Claire Nightingale graduated with a degree in costume and set design, during which time she worked for the Pleasance at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival. After graduating she worked as a stylist for Dazed and Confused and SleazeNation magazines, before being enticed back to the Pleasance Theatre Trust . Claire was the comedy programmer for the Pleasance London and the Edinburgh Fringe Festival for several years, booking amongst many others then un-known acts Michael McIntyre and Nina Conti.
Claire worked in TV production for 2 years before joining PBJ Management as the Live Booker for the agency in 2006, moving on to assist Chiggy and Peter with clients such as Tim Minchin, Vic & Bob and Dame Edna. She is also now the agent to 7 fantastic new emerging acts.