Luke Benson

Comedian Profile

Awards: Hackney Empire New Act of the Year (Finalist), Amused Moose Laugh off (Finalist), Leicester Square Theatre New Act of the Year (Finalist), Leicester Mercury New Comedian of the Year (Nominee)

Quotes: ‘Hugely likeable, experienced & really funny” Time out , ‘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

Luke has been performing stand up for since 2007 & is known on the circuit both as a strong opening act & compere. His set comprises of jokes & stories.

TV & Radio:
Presents a show on Shoreditch Radio “Benson & Proudfoot Show”.
Appearances on Channel4, Capital Radio, BBC radio, Phoenix Radio. Performed & written for Virgin.

More Quotes:

“one of the most instantly likeable personalities on the line-up. His punch-lines hit the targets… even more impressive was how he found a clear voice whatever style or subject of comedy he tackled.” The Stage

“Luke Benson with a finely accomplished set”¦packed full of word-play. His is a mellow demeanour & effortless delivery that we’re sure to see more of in the future.” Chortle.

“Likeable Geordie Comic Luke Benson brings enjoyable audience-based improvisations & clever wordplay”. The List

“Bensons set is one of the best around”: London Lite

“a definite must-watch, showing plenty of potential & a great delivery”: Such Small Portions

****: 3 Weeks
****: The List
****: ViewLondon