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Morgana Robinson (born 7 May 1982) is an Australian-born English impressionist, comedian, writer and actress, who is best known for her comedy sketch programme The Morgana Show, Morgana Robinson's The Agency, appearances on The TNT Show, House of Fools and Very Important People.
Robinson was born in Shepparton, Victoria, in Australia, and her family moved to England when she was three. She was educated at Benenden School in Kent.On her father’s side, Robinson has four elder half-siblings, one of whom is Brody Dalle (born Bree Joanna Alice Robinson) of the punk rock band the Distillers and alternative rock band Spinnerette. They first met as adults, backstage at one of Dalle's 2004 concerts at the Brixton Academy.
Robinson’s television debut came in 2007, as she played an Eastern European internet bride in BBC1's comedy The Green Green Grass. She then starred in the TV pilot Eight Steps to Enlightenment and a Nervous Breakdown, an improvised mockumentary, playing Rachel, a self-obsessed glamour model, trying to rid herself of cellulite. In 2009 she appeared as Anna in the BBC1 comedy My Family in the episode "It's Training Men".
In 2009, she appeared in a running sketch segment (Gilbert's Special Report) in The TNT Show as Gilbert, a teenage 'special needs' boy who interviews celebrities, alongside his disabled crew members. In 2010, Channel 4 commissioned a five-part comedy sketch show – The Morgana Show. Channel 4's head of comedy, Shane Allen, said: "Discovering, supporting and nurturing new talent is at the heart of Channel 4 comedy’s remit, and in Morgana we really feel we’ve found a fresh performer with a huge amount of potential."In 2012, Robinson starred in the Channel 4 sketch show Very Important People also starring Terry Mynott. In the show, she impersonates a variety of performers, including Frankie Boyle, Danny Dyer, Amy Childs, and Adele.
In 2016, she starred as Pippa Middleton in The Windsors, a comedy parody of the British Royal Family.
In 2018 she appeared with Richard Ayoade in Travel Man, visiting Milan.
In 2021 she participated in the twelfth series of Channel 4 comedy show Taskmaster and played Hilary Bowden in series 2, episode 3 of Intelligence.
At the 2012 British Comedy Awards, she won in the Best Comedy Breakthrough Artist category.In 2018, she won the BAFTA Award in the Best Short Form Programme category for Morgana Robinson's Summer.
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