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!
Joe performs at the most prestigious and reputable comedy clubs across the UK and International comedy circuit including:
The Comedy Store
The Glee Club
The Comedy Café
Komedia ...to 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”
“A great story teller whose terrific misfortunes make for terrific comedy”
British Theatre Guide
“A frank and energetic performer with a talent for voices”
“Bags of madcap energy and an instant daft allure”
On twitter at @joe.rowntreecomedian