One of the UK's top comedy impressionists.
Since his hilarious tour-de-force performance of his one-man show The Only Way is Downton, at the Arts Centre back in 2014, Luke Kempner has become one of the UK’s leading comedy impressionists, with an ever increasing cv of appearances on the top tv and radio comedy shows.
Luke returns to the Arts Centre this year with his latest show “House of Faces”.
You can expect top-notch comedy and impressions from Luke that even the stars he impersonates can’t belive how accurate his versions of them are!
After 4 years in the West End with Les Miserables, Avenue Q and South Pacific, Luke garnered global attention in 2012 with his hit viral video Downstairs At Downton. Since then, Luke has gone from strength to strength, taking his one man show The Only Way Is Downton to theatres and festivals across the UK and U.S.A.
2018 saw Luke return to the Edinburgh Fringe for a sell-out run of his 4th show House Of Faces which he is touring the UK with this year. Alongside his live work, Luke has a burgeoning television and radio career.
He created and starred in his own review show for ITV2, entitled Luke Kempner’s Impression of 2015. Luke is a regular on BBC Radio 4’s institution The Now Show and News Jack. A regular on BAFTA winning Murder In Successville. He was the breakout star of The Imitation Game on ITV last year and finished the year appearing on the Royal Variety Performance.
In the Summer of 2016, Luke became the resident comedian on Celebrity Big Brother’s Bit On The Side, he filmed 9 series and has been hailed “a blumin’ genius!” by Dawn French.
‘A hugely accomplished impressionist, with the technical skill to jump in and out of a huge range of real-life characters in a beat.’Chortle
‘Remarkable, tour de force one-man show… a teatime hour of unalloyed pleasure.’The Daily Telegraph ★★★★
‘An evening of fizzing virtuosity… a blissful flight of surreal fancy.’WhatsOnStage