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 exploded onto the UK comedy scene, winning the 2015 Funny Women Award. Since then, she has appeared on, ‘Live at the Apollo’ (BBC), ‘Have I Got News For You’ (BBC), ‘Qi’ (BBC), ‘8 Out of 10 Cats’ (Channel 4), ‘Mock The Week’ (BBC2),’Insert Name Here’ (BBC2), ‘Frankie Boyle’s New World Order (BBC2). and co-hosted Netflix series, “Flinch”. Desiree recorded her critically acclaimed, debut Edinburgh festival show, ‘This Is Evolution” as a TV special for, ‘Live From The BBC ‘(BBC3) and has recorded a 2nd stand up special for Comedy Central. Her recent Edinburgh hour, ‘Unfuckable’ was a sold out hit at The Edinburgh Fringe and went onto two fantastic, sold out runs at The Soho Theatre. She also travelled to Just For Laughs in Montreal and recorded a set for Kevin Hart’s LOL Network in 2018.
‘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