Becky Lucas

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Writer, performer, rat and prolific tweeter.  Becky Lucas is one of most exciting new voices on the Australian comedy scene and is quickly commanding attention.

Becky has spent years writing and performing stand-up nationally, locally and in her bedroom. She was a National RAW Comedy finalist in 2013 and was hand picked for prestigious Melbourne International Comedy Festivals’ The Comedy Zone showcase in 2014. Becky performed her debut solo show in 2015 “Hightide” to sell out crowds and rave reviews and backed it up in 2016 with her second solo hour of stand up, “Baby”. Her 2017 solo show “Little Bitch” was met with sold out shows around Australia, New Zealand and Becky even ventured overseas making her Edinburgh Fringe debut.

When she’s not on stage performing in comedy rooms around Australia, Becky seems to be all over the small screen. She made her stand up television debut on ABC for The Melbourne International Comedy Festival’s Comedy Up Late. Her TV credits from there have continued to grow and include hosting ABC2 and Screen Australia’s Opening Short half-hour documentary Big Bad Love, as well as appearances on The Comedy Channels Best of the Sydney Fest & JFL’s The Stand Up Series, along with the ABC series Fancy Boy.

 

As a writer, Becky’s credits include co-writing for Matt Okine’s semi-autobiographical comedy The Other Guy for Stan, as well as Josh Thomas’s Emmy-nominated show, Please Like Me. She has written a series of short stories for Comedy Central.

A prolific queen tweeter Becky was named as one of Buzzfeed‘s 27 funniest Australian comedians on Twitter. Becky’s weekly newsletter also has a fan base all of her own that you can sign up to here.

As a stand up, she’s opened for calibre comics including Wil Anderson, Jim Norton, Beth Stelling, Joel Creasey and Jim Norton and has performed at the prestigious UCB theatre in Los Angeles.

“girl next door look undercut by subtle winks, nods and eyes that sparkle mischievously to deliver a punch line”  Daily Review ****

‘Her style is the comedy equivalent of putting a silencer on a gun; You don’t hear the pearlers coming, you only know when they hit…her unceremonious punchlines hit dead centre every time, getting huge laughs’  Herald Sun

‘Refreshingly real, with no gimmicks’ Beat Magazine

 

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