Click on Jo's face to download her book!

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

Spotlight CV

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

Jo's debut comedy book iScream reached No.17 on Amazon and  continues to receive rave reviewsFor 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's creating her own. For more information plus exclusive access to behind the scenes footage, photos and other stuff she creates click here REAL FOLK.

As well as visiting schools to promote literacy and creativity, she also runs confidence boosting workshops and one to one sessions to help adults increase their confidence enabling them to actually enjoy speaking in public. Drop her an email here for more information.



"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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