Sophie Duker

Sophie Duker

Comedian

Sophie is a rising star of British comedy and one of the most exciting acts on the circuit today. She’s a Taskmaster champion, has appeared on shows such a Live at the Apollo and Mock the Week, and her debut Edinburgh Fringe up show, Venus, saw her nominated for the highly prestigious Best Newcomer award.

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Taskmaster Champion

Sophie Duker  is a comedian and writer whose favourite things include breaking hearts, taking names and telling jokes with the confidence of a cis straight middle-class white man. Describing herself as a “sexy-cerebral comedy underdog”, Sophie is quickly establishing herself as one of the most exciting acts on the circuit.

She has appeared on Live at The Apollo (BBC2), Mock the Week (BBC2), 8 Out of 10 Cats Does Countdown (Channel 4) and Hypothetical (Dave) and was a regular guest on Frankie Boyle’s New World Order (BBC2). Sophie is the winner of the 13th series of Taskmaster (Channel 4).

Her Edinburgh Fringe Show, Venus, saw her nominated for the Best Newcomer award and gained critical acclaim and five star reviews, leading to a two week sold out run at Soho Theatre.  

Sophie won the 2021 Funny Women Best Comedy Writer Award, as voted by producers, head writers and executives across the industry. She was one eight comedians selected to be a part of Just For Laughs’ International New Faces line up for the 2022 Festival. 

She is also the host of the monthly comedy night, Wacky Racists Comedy Club, and is the host of the official TV companion podcast to I May Destroy You (BBC), Obsessed With… I May Destroy You on BBC Sounds. 

Sophie Duker at the Pink News Awards

Sophie at Events

Her quick wit and outstanding stage presence make her a perfect choice for both hosting awards ceremonies and after-dinner cabaret, as well as being a highly sought-after speaker and panellist for EDI events.

She has also hosted, spoken and performed at numerous LGBTQI+ events and is consistently praised for her openness and humour that she brings to them.

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