Talent

Jessica Fostekew

About Jessica

Jessica Fostekew is a comedian, actor and writer, whose latest stand up show, "Hench" was nominated for the 2019 Edinburgh Comedy Award.

Jessica has appeared on BBC2's Live at The Apollo, QI, Richard Osman's House Of Games, Dave Gorman's 'Modern Life is Goodish', Comedy Central's "Pep Talks" and more. She is also co-host ofThe Guilty Feminist (podcast with 60 million+ downloads) and host and creator of foodie hit and new chart-topping podcast, "Hoovering" (recommended in the Guardian and The Independent).

You can also hear her BBC R4 Extra’s,The Comedy Club, Museum of Curiosity, The News Quiz and The Podcast Radio Hour. As an actor, she’s recently been cast in The Trouble With Maggie Cole, Cuckoo (BBC/ Netflix), Motherland, Out of Her Mind, Trigonometry and BAFTA multiple-award winning BBC drama, Three Girls. You can catch her in the feature films, Official Secrets from Gavin Hood and Greed from Michael Winterbottom.

Jessica's writing credits include two script commissions from the BBC, her own Radio 4 special and she has also written on Cats Does Countdown, Mock The Week and many other topical and entertainment shows. “Wears her smarts on her sleeve, great stuff” – The Guardian, “Consistently hilarious” Fest and in praise for The Hoovering Podcast “so much more than just a food show” –The Guardian


Credits


TELEVISION


COMEDY CENTRAL'S PEP TALK
Host/Presenter
Comedy Central
Rebecca Hewett
OUT OF HER MIND
Laptop Woman
Stolen Pictures
Sara Pascoe
QIGuestTalkbackJohn Lloyd
RICHARD OSMAN'S HOUSE OF GAMES
Guest
BBC 2
Alex Hardcastle
LIVE AT THE APOLLO
Stand Up
Endemol Shine Group
Stuart Harrison
DAVE GORMAN'S MODERN LIFE IS GOODISH
Guest
Dave
Iain Coyle
CUCKOO Angela Rough Cut Ben Gregor
HAPPY (TASTER TAPE FOR C4) Viola Merman Productions Alex Winckleman
MOTHERLAND Claire Hello Merman Juliet May
KEEPING UP WITH THE KOMEDIANS Kitty Komedian Comic Relief London Hughes
DEALIN WIV DICKHEADS (TASTER TAPE) Carla (Pregnant Lady) Yalli Productions Matt Green
CURRYS CHRISTMAS COMMERCIAL Narrator of School Nativity Outsider James Rouse
THREE GIRLS Sonia BBC Philippa Lowthorpe
NATIONAL TREASURE Woman (C4 Producer) The Forge Entertainment Marc Munden
JACOBS CRACKERS COMMERCIAL Lead Woman Independent Gary Freedman
THE JAVONE PRINCE SHOW Liberal White Person Lovely Electricity/ BBC2 Phil Bowker
GUARDIAN (ADVERT) Principle Mum BHH James Rouse
BBC WEEKEND BREAKFAST Comedian/ Self BBC Charlie McCathie
PSYCHOVILLE Audience Member BBC 2 Television Matt Lipsey




RADIO


THE MUSEUM OF CURIOSITY
Guest
BBC Radio 4
Anne Miller
THE COMEDY CLUB HOST (regular) BBC Radio 4 Extra Stuart Ross/Laura Baron
DILEMMA Writer BBC Radio 4 Ed Morrish
NEWS QUIZ Writer BBC Radio 4 Sam Bryant
THE NOW SHOW Writer BBC Radio 4 Julia McKenzie
STEPHEN K AMOS’ LIFE: AN IDIOT’S GUIDE Comedian BBC Radio 4 Colin Anderson
GINO GINELLI IS DEAD Simone Wireless Theatre Company George Maddocks
BBC LONDON, BBC SOUTH, SMOOTH FM AND MORE Travel Broadcaster Trafficlink Chris Lambert

FILM


I WANT TO MAKE YOU HAPPY Emily Fired Up Productions Ben Mallaby
GREED Sally USCC Michael Winterbottom
OFFICIAL SECRETS Female Guard Unclassified Films Gavin Hood
NOTHING WILL HELP Any and every person when no-one is looking Turtle Canyon Stuart Laws
MURDER TOWN The Boss Turtle Canyon Stuart Laws




STAGE


IMAGINARY COLIN Stand up Solo Show Edinburgh Fringe, PBH Free Fringe
KNIGHTMARE LIVE Various Objective Talent Corrie McGuire
FRESHLY PRESSED Improviser LA Theatre Barra Collins
MOVING Stand up Solo Show Edinburgh Fringe, PBH Free Fringe
HAPPY ENDINGS Fiona McKellen Laugh Your Farce Off – Pleasance David Reed
BRAVE NEW WORD Stand up Solo Show Edinburgh Fringe Christian Knowles Production
BBC PRESENTS Stand up BBC Rupert Majendi