About Fiona O’Loughlin
A late starter with an award winning career of over 20 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. 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.
The award-winning national documentary series, Australian Story, filmed an episode on Fiona, which rated over 1.3 million viewers.
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.