Amy Cooke-Hodgson is an actor, comedian and singer. As a founding member of award-winning comedy hit, Austentatious, she has starred in multiple UK tours, Edinburgh Fringe runs and on BBC Radio 4’s recording of the show. She performs regularly in their West End residency at the Fortune Theatre.
TV and film credits include ITV’s award winning Little Boy Blue, CBBC’s Andy and the Band, Alan Carr’s Specstacular and BAFTA award winning History Bombs.
Trained in Musical Theatre, Amy is a Mezzo belter and has appeared in a variety of roles including originating the role of the Queen in Cole Porter’s lost work Jubilee. She starred in Howard Goodall’s revival of WW2 musical Girlfriends and in Olivier Award winning opera, La Boheme.
Amy directs Edinburgh Fringe hit, Bumper Blyton – Enid Blyton for Grown Ups, has toured with Showstopper! The Improvised Musical and is a member of the house team for The Yes Queens – a women-led comedy night at the Boulevard Theatre, Soho. She is currently directing Bollyprov – an improvised Bollywood story with the UK’s first all Asian improviser cast.
“Impressive character work”
-The Stage for The Baker’s Wife
“Constant wit and verve”
–The Times, for Austenatious
“One of the most impressive comedy shows.”
–Chortle, For Austenatious
“Stand out performance…funny, engaging”
-The Stage, for Cole Porter’s ‘Jubilee’