Joe Rowntree is a stand-up comedian, actor, writer and presenter. His television career started back in 2001 writing put-downs for Anne Robinson on “The Weakest Link”. He has hosted 2 UK tours of “Brainiac Live” which culminated at the Hammersmith Apollo after appearing in all six series of the award-winning hit Sky 1 show “Brainiac: Science Abuse” and on “Dave’s One Night Stand” (Dave).
In 2013, Joe performed his first character show: Joe Rowntree is a Bit of a Character that received very warm reviews. In 2014 he returned to the Festival with his brand new character act, Morgan Berry: Pet Bereavement Counsellor and received glowing reviews including four stars in Chortle. In 2015, Morgan Berry returns to Edinburgh as part of his first UK Bereavement Tour with Morgan Berry: Watership Down.
“He has the unique ability to take a cold room and reduce it to fits of laughter”
– GQ Magazine
“A frank and energetic performer with a talent for voices”
– The Stage
“Bags of madcap energy and an instant daft allure”