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Jessica Fostekew: Work in Progress

Battersea Arts Centre

Wednesday 21st June 2023
19:30 - 20:30
SW11 5TN, London, Greater London, England, United Kingdom

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 in 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 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.