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Luke Benson

Geordie Giant Luke Benson is an award-winning comedian/writer/voice-over artist with 8 years in stand up.

Working mainly in the UK, he's also performed in Scandinavia, the Middle-East, the Balkans & Spain.

He’s written & performed 3 solo-shows at various festivals, garnering 4 & 5 star reviews and sell outs.

His TV/Radio credits include performances on Channel 4, 5, BBC Radio 1, 5live, 6music & Capital Radio. He’s written for Sky, Virgin & the BBC. Aside from live work he hosted a show on Shoreditch Radio for 2 years, broadcasting as live and pre-record. Recently he created and helmed the NUFC podcast – “Newcastle Natter”.

Luke works across the world as a top opening act & compere, now establishing himself as a headliner.

He’s done tour support for some of the biggest names in stand-up. In the last couple of years started performing at corporates as the entertainment / & host.

Quotes:
“Impressive verbal dexterity that was thoughtful, clever and very funny. He did it again later, and then again…Luke Benson is a genuinely funny guy and deserves more than his fair share of the Edinburgh audience.” – Gigglebeats
“a quirky observational set that earns him lots of applause…He looks the part, he’s got the talent, and it’s easy to imagine him on the telly..” Sunday Times
“a confident and experienced comic, quick as a whippet with razor-sharp intelligence, delivering punch lines with fantastic physicality.” – Broadway Baby

Festival shows:
Luke Benson: Makes Something of Himself
Luke Benson: Legendary Feet
Luke Benson: Backseat Hero
Pleasance: Comedy Reserve
Just the Tonic: Big Value

TV / Radio Credits:
Channel 4-performer
Channel 5-performer
BBC Radio 1, 4, 4Extra, 5live & 6music – guest/performer
Virgin - guest
Absolute - performer
Capital Radio – guest / performer

Voiceover Credits:
GAME: 2013-2014
TBWA: 2014
Skittles: 2013

Competition Credits:
Hackney Empire New Act of the Year nominee
Leicester New Comedian of the year – 2 time nominee
Amused Moose Laugh off finalist
Leicester Square New Act of the Year runner up

Festivals Performed at:
Edinburgh
Brighton
Leicester
6Fest
Henley
Reading
Newbury
Bestival
Bena Cassim
Guilfest
TouMazIng