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'Jo Burke's Mary Magdalene act stole the show. Her burlesque piece had me crying.'   Simon Donald, Creator of Viz

Spotlight CV

Jo is currently performing 'Instaphamous' her latest cabaret/dark comedy show on the circuit and at festivals. Show info, clips, stills and dates here: 


Her podcast is available on your favourite players Real Folk with Jo Burke

Her debut comedy book ‘iScream’ reached No.17 on Amazon and  continues to receive rave reviews. For a hard copy click paperback.

A short comedy film ‘Spinster’  she wrote, directed and performed, as her character Mary Magdalene, won the ‘London-Worldwide Comedy Festival's Best Shorter Short’ in 2018.


She has written, produced and performed five, four star, Edinburgh Festival shows and was a ‘So You Think That’s Funny?’ Finalist.

Dr Who fan? Download 'The Cry of the Vultriss 'to hear Jo playing, not one but two roles, in this exciting episode with Colin Baker the 6th Doctor.

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She's a big hit with the kids too. Her children’s books ‘Standing on Custard’,  ‘A Squirrel’s Tail’,  ‘Molly, Chip and the Chair’ , 'Cocka-Poodle-Do' and 'Sunny Sands' are all available via 


Jo loves radio and podcasts she co-presented on Fubar with Lucy Porter, JLC and Mark Dolan. She likes nothing more than chewing the fat as a guest too and has been heard on the radio waves as a guest on Geoff Lloyd’s Absolute Radio show and his podcast Reasons to be Cheerful with Ed Miliband. In fact she likes podcasts so much she created her own. See Podcaster tab above.



"A force to be reckoned with. Brilliantly funny, and this heartwarming show will leave you with a smile on your face many hours after you leave the theatre." Everything Theatre


"Had the audience in stitches from start to finish."  

Edinburgh Reporter


"Highly Recommended Show. Burke is a talented, creative performer, she is charming and the audience cannot help but love her."

Fringe Review


"Miranda Hart has strong competition. A talented performer with some wonderful impressions up her sleeve. I am looking forward to more work from this great comedienne" 

Remote Goat


"Burke is clearly very talented, oozing charm and confidence."  

Broadway Baby

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Jo runs workshops and teaches 1-2-1 in person or online. Topics include Public Speaking, Acting, Writing, Comedy and Confidence. Click Teacher tab above.

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