Luke Kempner is an exceptionally talented comedian, impressionist, actor and singer.
Luke first secured global media attention in 2012 with his hit viral videoDownstairs At Downton. Since then, he has gone from strength to strength, taking his one man showThe Only Way Is Downton(described by the Daily Telegraph as a “remarkable tour deforce”) to theatres and festivals across the UK, including Latitude and two years at the Edinburgh Fringe. He also took the show to Moscow, Spain, USA and Toronto.2016 saw Luke return to the Edinburgh Fringe for a sell-out run of his new show Judi Dench Broke My Heart,which he then took on a national UK tour.
Alongside Luke’s live work, his television and radio career is going through the roof. He created and starred in his own review show for ITV2, entitled Luke Kempner’s Impression of 2015. He starred in Tiger Aspect andBBC3 comedyMurder In Successvilleseries one and two and three,The Tracey Ullman Show(BBC1), Episodes(BBC2),Drunk History (Comedy Central), Newzoids (ITV). He presented a special radio programme of music and impressions onMagic 104.5and Virgin Radio, and has also been a featured guest on several programmes acrossBBC Radio 2. In 2018, Luke became a regular on BBC Radio 4’sinstitutionThe Now Show and News Jack.
Summer of 2016, Luke became the resident comedian onCelebrity Big Brother’s Bit On The Side, he hasfilmed five series andbeen hailed “a blumin’genius!”by Dawn French.
Following a month-long run at the 2018’s Edinburgh Fringe Festival, LukeKempner announced a UK tour for 2019 with his show ‘House of Faces’.
Luke started his career in musical theatre, playing Marius inLes Misérablesas well as taking roles inAvenue QandSouth Pacific. A graduate from The Guildford School of Acting, he also plays the piano, is a puppeteer and classically trained singer.