Joe Rowntree


Joe Rowntree is a stand-up comedian, actor, writer and presenter. He graduated from Goldsmiths College in 2003 with a BSc Hons in Psychology. 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 recently recorded "Dave's One Night Stand" (Dave), which he was a huge hit on!

Stand-Up Comedy

Joe performs at the most prestigious and reputable comedy clubs across the UK and International comedy circuit including:
The Comedy Store
The Glee Club
Banana Cabaret
The Comedy Café
The Stand
Komedia name a few!
Joe has also been a hit overseas in Dubai, Qatar and Bahrain (with the Comedy Store) and throughout Europe and America. He has supported Rhod Gilbert and Stephen K Amos in theatres on their national tours and recently performed for a month in Mary Tobin’s Best of Fest package show at the Melbourne Comedy Festival 2012!
“He has the unique ability to take a cold room and reduce it to fits of laughter”
GQ Magazine

“A great story teller whose terrific misfortunes make for terrific comedy”
British Theatre Guide

“A frank and energetic performer with a talent for voices”
The Stage

“Bags of madcap energy and an instant daft allure”
On twitter at @joe.rowntreecomedian