Luke McQueen is a stand up comedian, writer, performer and actor. He is a critically acclaimed, maverick of the Edinburgh fringe. Luke made his name with anarchic youtube series' #GetSarahBack and #FindMyAudience, and for his audacious publicity stunts. He has a series for the BBC, 'The Luke McQueen Pilots' made with Talkback. The series was nominated for a National Television Award and described as a 'delirious' best TV pick in The Guardian.
Luke appeared in Tim Renkow's 'Jerk' in a guest lead role and starred in CBBC's award nominated 'Class Dismissed'. Luke has filmed a unique Ted-Talk-Style segment for Sara Pascoe's 'Comedian's Giving Lectures' on Dave and an alternative stand up routines for ITV2s 'Stand Up Sketch Show' across two series'. Luke recently appeared on Comedy Central's 'Roast Battle' opposite regular collaborator Lou Sanders and starred in his own Sky short in their 'Romesh Presents' series.
During the 2020 lockdown, Luke appeared in Channel 4s 'The Paddock' and 'The New Normal' with Dead Parrot for Youtube. He also wrote on the new TV show 'Unforgiveable' for Dave, hosted by Mel Giedroyc.
Press for Luke:
‘Nervous laughs at the unpredictability of a lunatic merge into heartier guffaws for his bold set pieces, raw potency and inspired ideas’ Chortle
‘McQueen knows the rules of comedy and he enjoys burning them’ Broadway Baby
‘A monstrously overgrown baby that has burst free of its play-pen...McQueen makes the room crackle with life’ The Guardian
'A comic you should definitely see immediately is Luke McQueen… Impeccable timing and a grandmaster of chaos' Edinburgh Evening News
'To spend an hour when it feels like genuinely anything can happen is a real treat' The List
'A true maverick' The Scotsman
'He really feels like an undiscovered treasure. His anarchic and confrontational style is far from mainstream, but Luke McQueen is rapidly beginning to be regarded as a minor deity of the alternative comedy scene' The Wee review
Selected Credits (See Full Credits)
Stand Up Sketch Show (Television)
The Paddock (Television)
Blink Industries/ Channel 4 and Youtube
Roast Battle (Television)
Barry: Romesh Presents a Showcase of Comedy Shorts (Television)
Rough Cut/ BBC
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