Georgina McEncroe

Australia - Vic

Stand up Comedian/Writer/Broadcaster

George McEncroe came late to her career in media and comedy, and is able to deal with serious issues sensitively, finding humor often in the darkest of circumstances.

George is a gifted storyteller the audience can relate to Her direct manner is unexpected, but quickly appreciated. She puts you at ease right until the point your jaw drops.Crikey News

Described by friends as ?Geraldine Doogue meets Roseanne Barr?, George has had an interesting life journey from which she draws her viewpoints, including working for a War Crimes Tribunal, caring for teenage boys with muscular dystrophy, being a mother of four, and teaching English in Istanbul.

George has been part of successful breakfast radio teams on Triple M in Brisbane and Mix FM in Melbourneas well as regualr guest spots on Tony Martin?s Get This on Triple M, and on 774 ABC, MTR, 3AW and Radio National.

On screen, George regularly co-hosted the Logie award winning The Circle, and she makes regular guest appearances on popular shows including Can Of Worms, Spicks and Specks, ADbc and Insight.

George's has put on shows in each of the last 6 Melbourne International Comedy Festivals and is a warm and charismatic performer.

George has written for The Age, The Australian, Womens Health, The Big Issue and numerous TV shows. She has edited a collection of stories Listening to The Silences: Women and War, and also written about slow trips and excursions with kids in the book The Slow Guide to Melbourne.


Georgina McEncroe was our Master of Ceremonies for the BAA Christmas Lunch ...and did a fantastic job. MCing a BAA Christmas Lunch is no easy feat with our lunches being notoriously noisy and unruly. Georgina did a brilliant job in keeping the audience under control when necessary and providing great comedic relief during the lunch. Georgina is an extremely professional performer. Her relaxed style was very appealing to our audience. I would thoroughly recommend her for any MCing work."
- Brisbane Advertising Association

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