Writer, performer, 🐀 and fervent tweeter. Becky Lucas is one of most exciting new voices on the Australian comedy scene and is quickly commanding attention.
Becky established herself as an up and coming comedian when she competed in the 2013 Triple J RAW comedy competition as a national finalist. The following year she was hand picked for the prestigious Melbourne International Comedy Festivals’ The Comedy Zone showcase and since then has gone on to perform her own sold out solo shows at the festival. She has supported big comedy names such as Wil Anderson, Beth Stelling, Joel Creasey and Jim Norton and has performed at the prestigious UCB theatre in Los Angeles.
Becky has appeared on television twice this year, once for ABC's comedy uplate and as part of the JFL stand up series on the Comedy Channel airing later this year. She has written for Josh Thomas's Emmy nominated hit show Please Like Me and was named as one of Buzzfeed's 27 funniest Australian comedians on Twitter. Recently hired as co-writer for Matt Okine's TV show on STAN she has firmly established herself as a writer slash comedian. She has written a series of short stories for Comedy Central and has a popular weekly newsletter that you can sign up to here.
‘Her style is the comedy equivalent of putting a silencer on a gun; You don’t hear the pearlers coming, you only know when they hit…her unceremonious punchlines hit dead centre every time, getting huge laughs’ - Herald Sun
‘Refreshingly real, with no gimmicks’ - Beat Magazine
'Lucas is her own yardstick in that she’s in a league completely of her own.' - Timeout
'she’s very funny' - Daily Review