John-Luke Roberts

John-Luke is a writer and Gaulier-trained actor and comedian, who has written and performed for a wide range of TV and Radio shows. These include Have I Got News For You, Newzoids and Nevermind the Buzzcocks, and his own sitcom Bull, co-written with Gareth Gwynn and starring Robert Lindsay and Maureen Lipman.

John-Luke has created 5 solo shows for the Edinburgh Fringe between 2010 and 2016 which have all been critically acclaimed and transferred to the Soho Theatre. In 2017 he performed for two weeks at the Adelaide Fringe. As an actor he has appeared in Channel 4’s Babylon and played Nigel Mainpart in his 2015 sitcom Bull. As of 2017, he’s playing ‘Graeme’ in the world tour of the hit parody play Graeme of Thrones.

He co-hosts the hugely successful Alternative Comedy Memorial Society with Thom Tuck, which has had residencies at the Soho Theatre, The Stand, The New Red Lion, the Monkey Barrel, and The Bill Murray. Channel 4 commissioned a series of Blaps based on the club, directed by the award-winning film maker and animator Chris Shepherd, which John-Luke wrote and starred in.