Jessica Fostekew is a comedian, actor and writer.
Star of ‘Motherland‘ (BBC) and ‘Cuckoo‘ (BBC/ Netflix), Jessica is the host of The Hoovering Podcast and regular co-host of The Guilty Feminist.
Her stand up show, ‘Hench‘ was nominated for the 2019 Edinburgh Comedy Award. ‘Hench’ is now available on Amazon Prime.
A regular guest on TV, Jessica’s appearances include:
- Live at The Apollo
- Harry Hill’s Clubnite
- Richard Osman’s House Of Games
- Dave Gorman’s ‘Modern Life is Goodish
- Comedy Central’s “Pep Talks”
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’s also been the regular host of BBC R4 Extra’s Comedy Club for several years.
You can also hear her on BBC R4’s Museum of Curiosity, The News Quiz and The Podcast Radio Hour.
Jessica’s writing credits include script commissions from the BBC, her own Radio 4 special, and she has also written for BBC’s Mock The Week and C4’s 8 out of 10 Cats does Countdown, as well as BBC R4’s News Quiz and many other topical and entertainment shows.