"Intensely funny...Fireball of fun!"
"Wears her smarts on her sleeve, great stuff!"
Perfectly described as nerdy, wordy, playful and whip-smart, Jessica Fostekew is the comedian, actor and writer best known as regular host of BBC Radio 4’s Comedy Club and co-presenter of the hugely popular The Guilty Feminist podcast, surpassing 60 million downloads. She is also the host and creator of the new chart-topper foodie hit The Hoovering Podcast, which has been recommended in the Guardian and The Independent.
You can also hear her on BBC R4 Extra’s Museum of Curiosity, The News Quiz and The Podcast Radio Hour.
To date, Jessica has taken 5 solo comedy shows to the Edinburgh Festival, garnering rave reviews and playing to packed houses. She has performed all over the UK and overseas, as well as hosting the prestigious BBC Radio New Comedy Awards.
On screen Jessica has been seen shaking her funny bones as an actor in the hugely acclaimed BBC2 sitcom from Sharon Horgan, Motherland, the BBC/Netflix sitcom Cuckoo, BAFTA multiple-award winning BBC drama Three Girls and feature films like Official Secrets from Gavin Hood and Greed from Michael Winterbottom.
When not performing herself, Jessica writes for comedians on shows such as Have I Got News For You (BBC1), Jason Manford’s Funny Old Week (ITV), 8 out of 10 Cats (C4) and Mock The Week (BBC 2).
Jessica has supported Micky Flanagan and Terry Alderton on their UK tours.