Emily Jane Atack is an English actress, comedian, impressionist, and television personality. She is best known for playing Charlotte Hinchcliffe on the E4 comedy series The Inbetweeners, and for her roles in Keith Lemon shows such as Lemon La Vida Loca, The Keith Lemon Sketch Show, and The Keith & Paddy Picture Show.
Following her appearance on I’m a Celebrity…Get Me Out of Here! in 2018, Atack presented a documentary series about turning 30 years old and issues affecting women her age called Emily Atack: Adulting and presented the final series of I’m a Celebrity: Extra Camp. In 2020, she starred in a new series called The Emily Atack Show, featuring a mixture of stand-up comedy, impressions, and stories about her life experiences including dating, relationships and the pressures of social media and fame.
Emily Jane Atack was born in Luton on 18 December 1989, the daughter of actress Kate Robbins and musician Keith Atack (formerly of pop band Child). On her father’s side of the family, her uncle was actor Simon Shelton. On her mother’s side, she is the first cousin twice removed of musician Paul McCartney and the niece of comedian Ted Robbins and actress Amy Robbins.
Aside from The Inbetweeners (Channel 4), Atack has appeared in films such as the remake of Dad’s Army opposite Catherine Zeta-Jones and Bill Nighy. She appeared alongside Harvey Keitel and Gabriel Byrne in the British film Lies We Tell, and has performed in television programmes such as Rock and Chips (BBC), Little Crackers (Sky1), The Keith Lemon Sketch Show (ITV2) and Tracey Ullman’s Show (BBC).
In 2011, Atack presented a stylised public service announcement titled Ready, Steady, Drink, highlighting the dangers of drinking alcohol.
On 12 November 2018, Atack was confirmed to be participating in that year’s series of I’m a Celebrity…Get Me Out of Here She eventually finished in second place behind Harry Redknapp. She released her first book, Are We There Yet?: To indignity … and beyond!.
In 2020, Atack starred in a new series called The Emily Atack Show, featuring a mixture of stand-up comedy, impressions, and stories about her life experiences including dating, relationships and the pressures of social media and fame.