Kate McLennan is an award-winning comedian, actress and writer.
Kate McLennan is an award-winning comedian, actress and writer. She is the co-writer of The Katering Show, where she plays an intolerable foodie alongside her food intolerant mate, Kate McCartney. The pair have also written Bleak: The Web Series, which launched in 2014 on everyone’s favourite TV channel, YouTube! Bleak is currently in development with the ABC.
Her TV appearances include It’s a Date, Comedy Up Late, Winners & Losers, House Husbands, SlideShow, Offspring, The Project and The Mansion.
Kate has appeared in thirteen Melbourne International Comedy Festivals and has performed stand-up comedy throughout Australia and in the UK, US, Hong Kong and Singapore. Most recently Kate toured to India with the Melbourne Comedy Festival where she hosted the Roadshow and RAW Comedy Competition. Kate often works as an MC at comedy nights, family festivals and fundraising events.
Kate also speaks regularly in high schools where she performs humorous motivational talks for teenagers. She grew up in Mortlake and Geelong and when she’s not writing or performing she can usually be found browsing through an Aldi catalogue or plotting to steal someone’s dachshund.