Lucy Porter is a well-known face on TV from such shows as Live At The Apollo, Would I Lie To You and QI. She’s also a regular on BBC Radio 4 staples such as The News Quiz and The Now Show.
Lucy is highly in demand as a stand-up comedian. A veteran of the UK comedy circuit, she has performed 13 one-woman shows at the Edinburgh Festival and taken her comedy all over the world from Las Vegas to Cape Town.
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Lucy has also written plays and sitcoms, including ‘In The Family Way’ and ‘The Fair Intellectual Club’ for BBC Radio Four.
Lucy Porter is a keen amateur quizzer, having won Celebrity Mastermind and The Chase, and appeared on Impossible, 15 to 1, The Weakest Link and Pointless raising money for charities including Children In Need, The Loss Foundation and Carers UK. She also presents the successful quizzing podcast ‘Finger On Buzzers’.
She has also appeared on two series of IQ, two series of Mock the Week, two series of Argumental, Have I Got News for You, Clive Anderson’s Chat Room, Never Mind the Buzzcocks and What the Dickens?. On Radio 4, she has been heard on Life – An Idiot’s Guide, Heresy, The Personality Test, The News Quiz, Dilemma and The Unbelievable Truth, and is a regular guest on BBC 6Music on The Radcliffe & Maconie Show.
She remains amongst the most sought-after comedy writers in Britain and was one of the lead writers on ITV1’s prime-time Sunday night satirical animation series Headcases.
Lucy went down very well, she was really easy to deal with on the day and the audience seemed to really like her and she got through the awards nice and quickly, also the audience warmed to her as she had done a fair bit of research.
She was very good and in particular a most excellent compere. Very skilled and coped well keeping everyone engaged and enjoying the event.
She has been an absolute joy to work with and was so accommodating with everything – plus a truly superb comedian! Our guests loved her.