Speakers

Lucy Porter

Comedian, presenter, writer and actor.

Lucy Porter is a well-known face on TV from such shows as Live at the Apollo, Would I Lie to You, QI, Mock The Week and Richard Osman's House of Games. 

She’s also a regular on BBC Radio 4 staples such as The News Quiz and The Now Show. She is a highly in demand stand-up comedian who, according to Time Out, “is one of the most talented comics on the circuit.” A veteran of the UK comedy circuit, she has performed 13 one-woman shows at the Edinburgh Festival and taken her comedy all over the world from Las Vegas to Cape Town. Lucy has recently been touring her new show 'Be Prepared' across the UK.

Lucy has also written plays and sitcoms, including In the Family Way and The Fair Intellectual Club for BBC Radio 4. Lucy is a keen amateur quizzer, having won Celebrity Mastermind and The Chase. She has also appeared on Impossible, 15 to 1, The Weakest Link and Pointless raising money for charities including Children in Need, the Loss Foundation and Carers UK. 

Lucy also presents the successful quizzing podcast Fingers on Buzzers alongside The Chase's very own Jenny Ryan.