Amy Cooke-Hodgson is an actor, comedian, improviser 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 Arts Theatre.

TV and film credits include ITV’s award-winning Little Boy Blue, David Walliams’ Gangsta Granny Strikes Again, 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 has toured with Showstopper! The Improvised Musical and is a member of the house team for The Yes Queens – the premier all female comedy night at the King’s Head Theatre. 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 Austentatious

★★★★ “Stand out performance… funny, engaging” – The Stage for Cole Porter’s ‘Jubilee