Aug 2, 2021
Becky Lucas is a stand-up comedian, writer and author. She has pretty much done it all in Australia and recently made her television debut in the US on Conan O'Brien's late-night talk show, which also makes her the first Australian female to feature on the show. She has also opened for top comics including Conan O'Brien, Nick Kroll, Jim Norton, Beth Stelling and Daniel Tosh. Becky has performed at the prestigious UCB theatre in Los Angeles, The Comedy Cellar in New York and at the iconic Sydney Opera House and she also hosted the prestigious 2021 Oxfam Gala for the opening of the Melbourne International Comedy Festival. Becky has made many TV appearances including on the Australian Lockdown Comedy Festival on Stan, Drunk History on Network 10, ABC iView’s Home Alone Tonight hosted by Ray Martin and Amazon Prime’s Last One Laughing with Rebel Wilson, Hughesy, We Have a Problem, Fancy Boys, Big Love, Comedy Up Late,
As a writer, Becky's credits include co-writing for Matt Okine's semi-autobiographical comedy The Other Guy for Stan, as well as Josh Thomas's Emmy-nominated show, Please Like Me.
Becky's debut novel 'Acknowledgments' is out now through HarperCollins.
We chat about being banned on Twitter, the importance of
friendships, writing a book, having bad handwriting, vulnerability
& sharing, social media, being on Conan O’Brien, people
pleasing, avoiding feelings, the stories we tell ourselves plus so
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