English comedienne, writer and actress, best known for her eponymous comedy sketch programme The Morgana Show.
Morgana Robinson was born in Australia and brought up in Britain and attended the exclusive Benenden Boarding School in Kent.
Morgana’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’. she appeared in a running sketch segment (Gilbert’s Special Report) in The TNT Show as Gilbert, a teenage boy who interviews celebrities.
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.”
Morgana showcased her mimicking skills, and incredible voice over talent, when she impersonated Fearne Cotton for 4 minutes during the handover to Fearne’s show on BBC Radio 1. This completely fooled Chris Moyles who speaks to Fearne during the handover.
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 celebrities, including Frankie Boyle, Danny Dyer, Amy Childs and Adele.
At the 2012 British Comedy Awards she won Best Comedy Breakthrough Artist.
Morgana Robinson has four elder paternal half-siblings, one of whom is Brody Dalle of punk rock band the Distillers and Spinnerette.