Jessica Fostekew is a comedian, actor and writer whose last stand up show, Hench was nominated for the 2019 Edinburgh Comedy Award for Best Show. It's now available as a stand up special on Amazon Prime and has been adapted into the BBC R4 stand up special - Powerhouse.
Jessica's credits are numerous, she 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 of The Guilty Feminist(podcast with 60 million+ downloads) and host and creator of foodie hit and new chart-topping pod, "Hoovering" (recommended in the Guardian and The Independent).
Jessica has co-written and stars in 'Real Friends', a new special for Sky out late 2022. She also has a new BBC Radio 4 series, 'Strong Girls Club' commissioned for release in 2023.
As an actor, she’s amassed a slew of impressive credits, including; Avoidance (with Romesh Ranganathan), 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.
You can also hear her regularly on BBC Radio 4 & 4 Extra on The Comedy Club, Museum of Curiosity, The News Quiz and The Podcast Radio Hour.
Jessica's writing credits include two script commissions from the BBC, her own Radio 4 special as well as writing on a raft on popular TV shows including; Cats Does Countdown, Mock The Week and many other topical and entertainment shows.
"A new fiercely funny strain of comedy that’s her own" The Independent
"A loud, lively and vital voice" The Evening Standard
"Wears her smarts on her sleeve, great stuff" The Guardian
|COMEDY CENTRAL'S PEP TALK ||Host/Presenter||Comedy Central||Rebecca Hewett|
|OUT OF HER MIND ||Laptop Woman||Stolen Pictures||Sara Pascoe|
|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|
|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|
|I WANT TO MAKE YOU HAPPY||Emily||Fired Up Productions||Ben Mallaby|
|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|
|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|