Joe Hampson

Comedy writer for TV and radio.

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Biography

Joe is a comedy writer working across the stage, TV and radio.

He cut his teeth writing and performing with the Bristol Revunions sketch group. After winning a writing competition with E4 he wrote on the sixth series of the hit TV show, Skins, also writing material for their online spin off series.

For radio, his credits include The News Quiz, Newsjack and an original comedy pilot for BBC, Interrogation Room B

He has recently co-written Us, a new comedy pilot for Channel 4, with Canadian comedian Mae Martin. Joe's 'offbeat, blackly comic' debut stage play Rabbits premiered at the Park Theatre in July 2017. 

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TV

Writer

Us
2 x 45'
Creator co-created by Mae Martin
Producer Kelly McGolpin
 

A new comedy pilot for Channel 4, co-written with comedian Mae Martin. 

Objective Fiction for Channel 4
 
Producer Bryan Elsley, George Faber, John Griffin
Starring
  • Freya Mavor
  • Dakota Blue Richards
  •  

    Working in the writers room for the acclaimed teen drama series. Joe also wrote additional online material.

    Company Pictures for E4
     

    Theatre

    Writer

    Producer Celia Dugua
    Director Sadie Spencer
    Starring
  • Alex Ferns
  • David Schaal
  • Karen Ascoe
  •  

    A new black comedy about a couple whose marriage is in trouble. 

    Park Theatre
     

    Writer & Performer

    Producer Knock2Bag, Brown Eyed Boy
     

    Original comedy-sketch show.

    Soho Theatre
     
     

    Original comedy sketch show at the Edinburgh Fringe.


    Pleasance Below, Edinburgh
     

    Radio

    Writer

    Sketch Writer 
     

    Broadcaster Radio 4
     
    Producer Arnab Chanda
    Starring
  • Jamie Demetriou
  • Ellie White
  • Daniel Rigby
  •  

    Original comedy sitcom pilot


    Broadcaster BBC Radio Comedy
    In development
     
    Producer Lyndsay Fenner
     

    Topical panel quiz radio show, taking its questions from the week's news stories


    Broadcaster BBC Radio 4
     
    Producer Matt Stronge, Suzy Grant
     

    Satirical comedy-sketch show

    Production Company Radio 4 Extra
     
    Producer Clare Chadburn
     

    Radio 1 drama mini-series


    Broadcaster BBC Radio 1