Anne Edmonds

Comedian Profile

One of Australia’s most exciting stand-up, character and banjo-playing comedians, Anne Edmonds (“Eddo”) burst onto the scene back in 2010 as a national finalist in Australia’s largest amateur comedy competition RAW Comedy. Going viral as the You Tube sensation Raylene the Racist, and acclaimed as a performer and director of the award winning True Australian Patriots, Anne has gone on to bring her sharp-witted characters, silly songs and grin-inducing world view to TV, comedy clubs and festivals in Australia and around the world.

After a sold-out season at the Melbourne International Comedy Festival, Anne took her show, You Know What I’m Like, to London’s Soho Theatre in 2016. She later received a nomination for the biggest award in Australian live comedy, the Barry Award, for her show That’s Eddo-tainment. As well as stirring up a storm on the live circuit, the scandi-noir influenced comedy series she created, wrote and starred in for ABC TV, The Edge of the Bush, debuted in September 2017 with plaudits from fans and critics alike. Meanwhile, her appearances as beauty and fashion expert Helen Bidou on TV show Get Krack!n have a engendered a cult like status  and a new late-night live offering from the character in her Barry nominated Enter The Spinnaker Lounge.