Since embarking on his stand-up career in 2004, Joe has performed in comedy clubs up and down the country and earned critical acclaim. A hotly-tipped face on the UK comedy scene, who has toured with Edinburgh and Beyond Live and has also appeared on the show for Paramount Comedy.
Joe was named Hackney Empire New Act of the Year in 2006, and a runner up in So You Think You’re Funny 2005, previous winners of this award include Peter Kay, Dylan Moran and Lee Mack.
In 2007, Joe, was part of the Edinburgh Festival’s longest running group comedy show, The Comedy Zone, which previously launched the careers of Dave Gorman, Harry Hill, Al Murray and Ross Noble and continues to be one of the hottest tickets on the Fringe with its showcase of the freshest, most exciting new comedy talent in the UK .
In 2008 Joe took his own show up to the Festival entitled ‘Two Episodes of Mash Presents Joe Wilkinson and Diane Morgan’. The pair gained great critical acclaim and a four star review from The Sunday Times, their skits described as blending the absurd and the sharply real with effortless ease, not dropping the energy or the gag rate for a moment. The pair returned to Edinburgh in 2009 to great acclaim.
Joe and Diane have recorded their own radio pilot for BBC Radio 2 and will be returning to Edinburgh with their new show this August.
Joe can be seen in the BBC3 series Young, Unemployed and Lazy costarring Russell Tovey.