Joe Rowntree

Joe Rowntree is a stand-up comedian, actor, writer and presenter. 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 also made his Australian debut, in 2012, performing for a month in Mary Tobin’s Best of Fest package show at the Melbourne Comedy Festival.

TV and Acting

Joe's television acting appearances include:

  • The Sack Race (BBC2)
  • In Your Face (Bravo)
  • 1970s Office (Sky 1)
  • Adverts for MTV and Burger King
  • The Richard Hammond Show (ITV)
  • Richard & Judy (Channel 4)
  • Brainiac: Science Abuse & Brainiac’s Test Tube Baby (Sky 1)
  • Secret Interview (Channel 5)


  • Claudia Winkelman's Art Show (BBC Radio 2)
  • The Blame Game (BBC Radio Northern Ireland

Catch Joe at the Edinburgh Fringe where he'll be making you laugh with partner-in-crime Sean Hughes!

In the meantime, his show 'Joe Rowntree Is A Bit of A Character' is previewing soon at these venues:

June 2017

July 2017
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