Jessica Fostekew

Comedian, actor
Jess Fostekew

Jess was nominated in the ‘Best Show’ category at The Dave Edinburgh Comedy Awards for her show ‘Hench’ in 2019, which then went onto become a sold out, international tour. As a comedian she has appeared on Live at the Apollo, QI and Harry Hill’s Clubnite. In 2022 she will be touring her new show ‘Wench’.

As an actor she starred in feature films Greed and Official Secrets, Dawn French’s The Trouble with Maggie Cole on ITV, Sharon Horgan’s Motherland on BBC 2 and is an episode guest lead in Series 5 of Cuckoo on BBC and Netflix.

She hosts her own podcast Hoovering all about eating which in less than a year has racked up nearly half a million downloads. Jess is a regular co-host of behemoth podcast The Guilty Feminist. She’s also been the regular host for several years now of BBC R4 Extra’s Comedy Club in the closing hours of weeknights.

Watch Jess performing on Live at the Apollo here.

Jess Fostekew