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Lucy Porter

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2006 Radio Forth Awards – Best Comedian Award 
2004 Fringe Report Award – Best Stand Up 
2004 BAFTA Award (nominated) – for writing 
2003 Chortle Awards (nominated) – Breakthrough Award
2003 Royal Television Society Award (nominated) – for writing 
2004 New York Television Society Award – for writing 
2003 Hairline Awards – Hairline Highlight Award

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.

Lucy has also written plays and sitcoms, including 'In The Family Way' and 'The Fair Intellectual Club' for BBC Radio Four.

Lucy 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'.



‘Lucy Porter is the funny, kind-hearted wine aunt you need in your life right now.’ Broadway Baby ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

‘A feel good comedy show that’s not a moan about everything that’s wrong in society’ Snack Magazine ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️


“An altogether polished and professional performance ... great fun.” Funny Women 

“Lucy knows how to make people laugh.  Witty observations and the ability to read the room fuels her success.” Voice Magazine 

“Lucy Porter has been appearing at the Fringe for well over a decade and you know you are in safe hands with her” One4Review 

"A wonderfully crafted hour.” Broadway Baby ★★★★

The Edinburgh Reporter 


It’s impossible not to be won over.” The Reviews Hub 

"A must see.” Comedy Corner ★★★★★

“She takes us through a series of hysterically unexpected twist and turns – and we're happy to follow.” Fest ★★★★

Heartfelt material.” The Skinny ★★★★

The show is a thoroughly good way to spend a teatime hour and with tickets selling out daily it would be wise to book early.” One4Review ★★★★

This is a well-crafted show which gifts us plenty of callbacks and pleasingly wraps them up at the end. An infectiously cheerful hour from a natural performer, there’s nothing to shock in Consequences, but that’s the charm of it. It certainly makes you want to have a natter with Lucy Porter over a cuppa: the perfect teatime treat.” Broadway Baby ★★★★

Lucy Porter is exactly what every stand-up comedian at the Fringe should be like… An incredible breath of fresh air.” EdFest ★★★★


"Porter jokes that reviewers always call her "deceptively clever," but there's nothing deceptive here. This is a witty, thoughtful show delivered with winning ease and bucket loads of charm."  Fest ★★★★ 

"You emerge from this elegantly constructed show feeling appropriately and entirely in love with life." The Daily Telegraph

"She is like your witty friend who’s always brilliant company down the pub. Many stand-ups would give their non-drinking arms to be able to transfer that kind of sparkling bar room bonhomie to the stage and Porter does it effortlessly." The Scotsman

“Refreshingly breezy. Someone who finds sweetness even in a man that stole her credit card. Porter is a kitten with enduring appeal.” Metro 

“Hilarious.” Edinburgh Evening News  

“Porter is one of the most talented comics on the circuit. Brilliantly crafted jokes. This is get happy comedy at its very best.” Time Out 

“Utterly charming Porter is a frighteningly gifted comic who sees jokes in the most unusual places.” The Sunday Times Scotland


Alan Davies: As Yet Untitled, Dave
The News Quiz, BBC Radio 4
Room 101, BBC
Insert Name Here, BBC 2
Have I Got News for You, BBC One 
The Personality Test, BBC Radio 4 
Clive Anderson's Chat Room, BBC Radio 2 
Broken News, BBC
The Powder Room, BBC Radio 2 
Parsons and Naylor, BBC 
Comedy Cuts, ITV2 
The Blame Game, BBC One 
Edinburgh and Beyond, Avalon 
The New Armando Iannucci Show, Pozzitive Productions for BBC Radio 4
Absolute Power, BBC Two 
Richard & Judy, Cactus for Channel 4 
The History Of Advertising, Channel 5
100 Greatest TV Moments Ever!, Channel 4 
Live Floor Show, BBC Two 
Brain Candy, Baby Cow Productions for BBC Three 
The Sandi Toksvig Show, LBC Radio 
The Matthew Wright Show, LBC Radio 
Live Floor Show, BBC Scotland 
The Comedy Store, Open Mike for Paramount 
24 Hours in Edinburgh, BBC Scotland 
Shoot the Messenger, Open Mike for Paramount 
100 Great Sporting Moments, Channel 4 
I Love the 80's, BBC Two 
Please Sir!, Channel 5 
The Treatment, Radio 5 
Bedrock, ITV2 
The Stand Up Show, BBC One 
The 11 O'Clock Show, Channel 4 
Parson's and Naylor's Pullout Section, BBC Radio 2 
The Stand Up Show, BBC Radio 2 
The Comedy Store, Five 
Absolutely True, Channel 4/Paramount 
Gas, Channel 4 
Net.Comedy, Carlton Digital 
Consequently, Carlton Digital 
The Last Laugh Show, Granada TV 
Funny Business, ITV 
Flat Earth, GMR 
Noddy's Electric Ladyland, Sky 
The Loafers, BBC Choice 
Elvis Has Just Left The Building, Sky 
The Comedy Show, GMR 
At The Store, BBC Radio 4 
Pointless, BBC Two
Outnumbered, Hat Trick
Pavarotti Was A Goalkeeper, Dave
Being Sold, Beautiful Productions
The Rob Rydon Show, BBC Two
Little Howard's Big Question, BBC One
The One Show, BBC One
Mock The Week, BBC
Fried Brain Sandwich, Sony TV
Broken News, BBC
Talent Sitcom Scheme, BBC
How To Survive, BBC Choice
Life's A Pitch, BBC
Absolutely True, Channel 4
Mad For It, Granada TV
Russ Abbott Christmas Show, Granada TV
Absolute Power, BBC Two
Legend Of The Dragon, BKN
Seven Days, BBC Three
Life: An Idiot's Guide, BBC Radio 4
What's So Funny, BBC Radio 4
The Vote Now Show, BBC Radio 4 Extra
The Unbelievable Truth, BBC Radio 4
Hot Gossip, BBC Radio 2
Total Bitch, BBC Radio 2
The Lost Blog of Scrooby Trevithick, BBC Radio 4
The Powder Room, BBC Radio 2
The Milk Run, BBC Radio 4


One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest, Edinburgh
The Fair Intellectual Club, Edinburgh

Glorious Management represents Lucy Porter's live work only by special arrangement with Debi Allen Associates.


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