London Hughes is a stand-up comedian, writer, actor and host who has made her mark in the UK comedy world and is now bringing her talents to the global stage. London is the first British Black woman to be nominated for the Edinburgh Comedy ‘Best Show’ Award for her 2019 show, To Catch a D*ck, which was recently recorded as her debut comedy special. Executive produced by Kevin Hart, To Catch a D*ck, recounts London’s adventures in dating and premieres globally on Netflix December 22, 2020. She was recently nominated for Breakthrough Artist of the Year at the prestigious Southbank Sky Arts Awards.
Most recently, London hosted The Netflix Afterparty, a first-of-its-kind weekly comedy after-show, alongside Fortune Feimster and David Spade. Produced by Spade and Free 90 Media, each episode was dedicated to interviews, pop culture discussions, and comedy sketches focused on Netflix’s latest and buzziest titles. The first episode premiered globally on December 13. On January 5, 2021 London also appeared in History of Swear Words, a new comedy series hosted by Nicholas Cage.
Earlier this year, London was awarded the Royal Television Society Award for 'Best Entertainment Performance' for her impressive work on ITV2’s hip-hop comedy quiz show Don’t Hate The Playaz, and in 2009 London received the prestigious 'Funny Women Award' at the London Comedy Store.
A talented actor, London has appeared in the BBC/Amazon award-winning and critically acclaimed series Fleabag, as well as The Stand-Up Sketch Show on ITV2. London also created, wrote and starred in her own YouTube comedy series, No Filter, which featured some of London’s brightest new talent. In addition, she has hosted Channel 5’s Extreme Hair Wars and appeared on BBC2’s satirical panel show Mock the Week. Her dating podcast London, Actually is available now on Spotify.
Originally from Croydon, South London, she is currently based in Los Angeles.