Luke Kempner has quickly established himself as the UK’s hottest new impressionist for the millennial comedy generation, amassing over 3 million views online, through his viral sketch videos . Luke is part of the new Spitting Image cast, which can be seen now on BritBox.
Combining razor sharp stand-up with incisively accurate imitations, Luke has made regular appearances in the BAFTA winning Murder in Successville (BBC3) and as the breakout star of The Imitation Game (ITV1), which led to an appearance on The Royal Variety Performance (ITV1).
He will be appearing on the next series of ITV2’s Stand-Up Sketch Show, and his other credits include Love Island Aftersun, Celebability, Celebrity Karaoke Club, Hey Tracey (ITV2) and Pointless Celebrities (BBC1). Luke created and starred in his own review show for ITV2, entitled Luke Kempner’s Impression of 2015 and was the resident comedian on Celebrity Big Brother’s Bit On The Side (Channel 5) for 9 series. He is also a regular on BBC Radio 4’s topical comedy institutions The Now Show and News Jack.
Luke began his career in musical theatre, starring in the West End with Les Miserables, Avenue Q and South Pacific. His Edinburgh Festival debut show was the smash Fringe hit The Only Way Is Downton, a one man comedy musical tour de force which toured extensively to theatres and festivals across the UK and U.S.A. He initially garnered global attention in 2012 with his hit viral video Downstairs at Downton.
His last show at the Edinburgh Fringe was for the sold out run of House of Faces, which then toured nationwide throughout 2019.