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MARCH 18-24 • 2019

LAUNCESTON, TASMANIA

Fiona O'Loughlin

'Gap Year'

THURS MAR 21
FRI MAR 22
SAT MAR 23
6.30pm

'The Cripps Embassy'

Hotel Grand Chancellor, Launceston

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Fiona O’Loughlin is back! Back from where? In her current show, Gap Year, she’ll tell you in her inimitable trademark, hilarious way. 

Recently crowned the Queen of the African Jungle in Channel 10’s "I’m A Celebrity Get Me Out Of Here", Fiona won hearts across the nation through opening up about her harrowing road to recovery after a near fatal coma. Gap Year takes you on the raw journey that followed, but make no mistake, you will be left in stitches and wanting more from the true Queen of Australian comedy. 

get tickets

Fiona O’Loughlin is back! Back from where? In her current show, Gap Year, she’ll tell you in her inimitable trademark, hilarious way. 

Recently crowned the Queen of the African Jungle in Channel 10’s "I’m A Celebrity Get Me Out Of Here", Fiona won hearts across the nation through opening up about her harrowing road to recovery after a near fatal coma. Gap Year takes you on the raw journey that followed, but make no mistake, you will be left in stitches and wanting more from the true Queen of Australian comedy. 

Feature appearances...
Opening Night Gala and Comedy Debate

Comedy Royalty, Fiona O’Loughlin is one of the most in demand comedians in this country.

A late starter with an award winning career of almost 15 years, Fiona performs to packed houses in venues and festivals across the globe. Winner of the Melbourne International Comedy Festival’s (MICF) Best Newcomer Award in 2001, Fiona’s career has gone from strength to strength ever since. In 2006 she took home the coveted MICF Piece of Wood, an award for funniest show as voted for by other comedians. In 2007 and 2008 she was nominated for the MICF’s Barry Award for Best Show and in 2013, Fiona was awarded Adelaide Comedy’s Best Visiting Comedian award.

Fiona has also taken her unique story-based comedy to LA headlining the world-renowned Improv Comedy Club. In addition to repeat seasons in Hong Kong, performing at Edinburgh Fringe (the world’s largest Arts Festival) Montreal’s prestigious invitation-only Just For Laughs Comedy Festival and the UK’s oldest, Leicester Comedy Festival.

As well as a critically acclaimed stand-up comedian, Fiona O’Loughlin is an accomplished Writer, TV presenter and Media Personality. Cast in the 2018 Network Ten Program “I’m a Celebrity Get me Out of Here” Fiona won the title of Queen of the Jungle. She has also appeared on ‘Hughesy We Have A Problem’(Network Ten), ‘Sunrise’ (Network 7), ‘Good News Week’ (Network Ten), ‘Spicks and Specks’ (ABC), ‘Dirty Laundry’ (ABC), ‘Celebrity Apprentice’ (Nine) as well as Network 10’s inaugural Melbourne International Comedy Festival All Stars Gala countless times.

Most recently, the award-winning national documentary series Australian Story filmed an episode on Fiona, which rated over 1.3 million viewers.

In recent years Fiona has overcome a well-documented ‘battle with the bottle’. This, like the other aspects of her life, has become ‘material’ for her stand-up. And Fiona is even funnier sober.

FUN FACTS

WINNER - Channel Ten's "I'm A Celebrity Get Me Out Of Here", 2018

WINNER - Melbourne International Comedy Festival’s (MICF) Best Newcomer Award, 2001

WINNER - MICF Piece of Wood, 2016, an award for funniest show as voted for by other comedians

WINNER - Adelaide Comedy’s Best Visiting Comedian award, 2013

NOMINATION - MICF’s Barry Award for Best Show, 2007 and 2008