Joe Hampson

Comedy writer for TV and radio.

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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. 




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
  • 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



    Producer Celia Dugua
    Director Sadie Spencer
  • 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



    Sketch Writer 

    Broadcaster Radio 4
    Producer Arnab Chanda
  • 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