Phoebe Bourke

Writer / Director

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Film, TV & Theatre

Assistant: Hollie Wilson

Comedy

Phoebe Bourke is a writer, award-winning director and producer.

Phoebe is an award-winning comedy director, writer and TV producer. Phoebe comes from live comedy production company Berk's Nest, who produced over 50 hour-long comedy shows for the Edinburgh Fringe Festival. In this time, she directed award-nominated shows from Darren Harriott, Jayde Adams, Glenn Moore, Kieran Hodgson and more. She also directed Rose Matafeo's award-winning stage show 'Horndog', recorded in 2020 for HBO Max.

As well as directing live comedy, Phoebe has started building her TV and film credits. She recently completed a stint directing on The Other One for BBC One, a Christmas trailer for The Royal Albert Hall and a short film for The Tate Museum.

Phoebe’s most recent writing credits include a Sky comedy short with Darren Harriott and a writer’s room for Radical Media’s upcoming project in development. She’s also written for comedians on Question Team, The Island and Comedian’s Giving Lectures for Dave/UKTV.

 

Television

ProductionCharacterDirectorCompany

Family Therapy

Writers Room

Radical Media

Comedians Giving Lectures

Writer

Dave

The Other One

Pick Up Director

Tiger Aspect

UKTV Table Read

Director

Balloon Entertainment

Question Team

Writer

Interstellar TV

The Island

Writer

Super Best Quality

BBC Presents: Stand Up For Live Comedy

Stand-up Writing for Kemah Bob

BBC

Live at the Apollo

Additional Material for Darren Harriott

BBC

Film

ProductionCharacterDirectorCompany

Hex Shop

Writer

In post production

Rosco5

Coffee with Friends

Writer & Director

Official Selection Encounters Film Festival

The Neighbour

Director

Official Selection BFI's LOCO 2019, Underwire, Film Bath, Nominated for Best Director at Underwire 2019

Insecurity Questions

Producer

OFFICIAL SELECTION BFI's LOCO 2019, Encounters, Short Com, FilmBath, LSFF WINNER: Discover Film Best Low Budget 2019

Rosco5

Mondeo

Producer

Official Selection: BFIs LOCO 2020

Rosco5

In Development

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0121 (Pilot)

Co-written with Darren Harriott

Rockfleet Productions/Sky

Flogging a Dead Horse (Pilot)

Writer

Comedy-drama pilot script in development.

Meg and The Mystic

Co-written with Dan Wye.

Rockfleet Productions

Stage

ProductionCharacterDirectorCompany

Darren Harriott: Good Heart Yute

Live Director

Edinburgh 2019 Comedy Award Nominee

Edinburgh Fringe Festival/Blue Book Artists

Helen Bauer: Little Miss Baby Angel Face

Live Director

Edinburgh 2019 Newcomer Nominee

Edinburgh Fringe Festival/Blue Book Artists

Glenn Moore: Love Don't Live Here Glenny Moore

Live Director

Edinburgh Fringe Festival/Avalon

Diane Chorley: Modern Love

Live Director

Edinburgh Fringe Festival/ Hatch Talent

Rose Matafeo: Horndog

Live Director

Edinburgh 2018 Comedy Award Winner & Melbourne Comedy Award Nominee 2018

Edinburgh Fringe Festival/Berk’s Nest/Recorded for HBO Max

Glenn Moore: Glenn Glenn Glenn, How Do You Like It, How Do You Like It?

Live Director

Edinburgh Comedy Award Nominee 2018

Edinburgh Fringe Festival/ Avalon

Darren Harriott: Visceral

Live Director

Edinburgh Fringe Festival/Soho Theatre/CKP

Jack Barry: Tango

Live Director

Edinburgh Fringe Festival/Soho Theatre/Berk's Nest

Egg: Richard Pictures

Live Director

Edinburgh Fringe Festival/Soho Theatre/Berk's Nest

Rose Matafeo: Sassy Best Friend

Live Director

New Zealand Comedy Award Winner 2017

Edinburgh Fringe Festival/Melbourne Comedy Festival/New Zealand Comedy Festival/Soho Theatre/Berk’s Nest

Colin Hoult/Anna Mann: How We Stop The Fascists

Live Director

Edinburgh Fringe Top Five Best Reviewed Comedy Shows 2017

Edinburgh Fringe Festival/Soho Theatre/Berk's Nest

Evelyn Mok: Hymen Manoeuvre

Live Director

Edinburgh Fringe Festival/Soho Theatre/Berk's Nest

Dan Cook: For Money

Live Director

Edinburgh Fringe Festival/Soho Theatre/Berk's Nest

Jack Barry: High Treason

Live Director

Edinburgh Fringe Festival/Soho Theatre/Berk's Nest

Nick Coyle: Queen of Wolves

Live Director

Edinburgh Fringe Festival/Soho Theatre/Berk's Nest

Ingrid Oliver: Speech

Live Director

Edinburgh Fringe Festival/Berk's Nest

Kieran Hodgson: Maestro

Live Director

Edinburgh Comedy Award Nominee 2016

Edinburgh Fringe Festival/Melbourne Comedy Festival/Soho Theatre/Berk's Nest/united Agents

Jayde Adams: Jayde 31

Live Director

Edinburgh Best Newcomer Nominee 2016

Edinburgh Fringe Festival/Soho Theatre/Berk's Nest

Emma Sidi: Telenovela

Live Director

Edinburgh Fringe Festival/Soho Theatre/Berk's Nest

Colin Hoult/Anna Mann: A Sketch Show for Depressives

Live Director

Edinburgh Fringe Festival/Soho Theatre/Berk's Nest

Rose Matafeo: Finally Dead

Live Director

Edinburgh Fringe Festival/Soho Theatre/Berk's Nest

Lou Sanders: What’s That Lady Doing?

Live Director

Edinburgh Fringe Festival/Soho Theatre/Berk's Nest

Kieran Hodgson: Lance

Live Director

Edinburgh Comedy Award Nominee 2015

Edinburgh Fringe Festival/Soho Theatre/Berk's Nest

Film, TV & Theatre

Phoebe Bourke is a writer, award-winning director and producer.

Phoebe is an award-winning comedy director, writer and TV producer. Phoebe comes from live comedy production company Berk's Nest, who produced over 50 hour-long comedy shows for the Edinburgh Fringe Festival. In this time, she directed award-nominated shows from Darren Harriott, Jayde Adams, Glenn Moore, Kieran Hodgson and more. She also directed Rose Matafeo's award-winning stage show 'Horndog', recorded in 2020 for HBO Max.

As well as directing live comedy, Phoebe has started building her TV and film credits. She recently completed a stint directing on The Other One for BBC One, a Christmas trailer for The Royal Albert Hall and a short film for The Tate Museum.

Phoebe’s most recent writing credits include a Sky comedy short with Darren Harriott and a writer’s room for Radical Media’s upcoming project in development. She’s also written for comedians on Question Team, The Island and Comedian’s Giving Lectures for Dave/UKTV.

 

Film

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The F Word

2022

Round Table for Balloon Entertainment

Director

Destiny Calling

2022

Radical Media

Writer

Tate Kids Film

2022

The Tate

Director

The Tate Promo Films

2022

The Tate

Director

RAH Christmas Promo Film

2022

The Royal Albert Hall

Director

Short Films

ProductionCompanyNotes

Sky Comedy Short

2022

Sky

Director

Television

ProductionCompanyNotes

The B@it (1 Episode)

2022

Mother's Best Child

Director