Desiree Burch is a comedian, writer, actor, theatre-maker and NY-to-London transplant. Desiree has quickly and firmly established herself as one of the break out comic stars in the UK. She is the host and voice of Netflix's smash reality hit, 'Too Hot Too Handle' and recently hosted Live At The Apollo (BBC 2).
Desiree was a founding member of the New York Neo-Futurists, writing and performing regularly in ‘Too Much Light Makes the Baby Go Blind’ over its 13-year run in NYC. She and has worked with renowned American theatre artists as Young Jean Lee, Alex Timbers, Wu Tsang and Anna Deavere Smith. She is a recipient of the 2014 Franklin Furnace Fund, an arts educator and public speaker (TEDx, NerdCon: Stories) and holds a B.A. in Theatre Studies from Yale University.
‘The funniest comedian I have ever seen in person. She left me breathless with laughter’– Scotsgay
“Desiree Burch is such a funny, frank, eloquent, entertaining and perceptive raconteur… positively poetic.” – The Scotsman
“A larger than life New Yorker… who brought the roof down” – The Independent
“Hilarious” – New York Daily News
“Desiree Burch has tremendous spunk and honesty”– San Francisco Bay Times