The queen of Australian comedy, Fiona O'Loughlin is coming to Kangaroo Island to help raise funds for the Cure Brain Cancer Foundation.
Fiona's gig has now been postponed until 8pm on Saturday, January 18 at the KICE Performing Arts Centre in Kingscote is helping to raise funds and creating awareness for local KI resident Jasmin Florance, who is running the New York Marathon to raise $10,000 for the charity.
Part proceeds from this show will go towards helping Jasmin achieve the trip. An auction and raffle will also be held on the night.
Tickets are $50 per person, with part of the proceeds going to the Cure Brain Cancer Foundation. Tickets at www.trybooking.com
Special guest will be Peter Goers, the legendary ABC radio presenter.
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.