Travels from: Victoria
Her stand up shows are as engaging as they are hilarious
Full Presenter Profile & Bio
Cal Wilson is one Australia’s favourite comedians and holds a magnitude of experience in both stand-up shows and television programs. She is currently starring on Comedy Channel’s ‘Whose Line is it Anyway?’, where she utilises her comedic knowledge to produce hilarious answers to questions and situations, keeping audiences and her co-stars entertained throughout the program.
She has also starred in televisions shows ‘Spicks and Specks’, ‘Thank God You’re Her’, ‘Good News Week’, ABC’s ‘Sleuth 101’ as well as many more.
Starting her comedy career in 1990 in New Zealand, Cal was a founding member of the Court Jesters Improv Group and four years later was part of the New Zealand team who won the World Theatresports title in Los Angeles.
In 1977, Wilson was awarded the inaugural Billy T Award, which is awarded to comedians that have been recognised with outstanding potential. Three years later she was judged as Best Comedian by Metro Magazine.
With these tiles under her belt, Cal decided to make the move to Australia, gracing Melbourne with her everlasting presence.
Her stand up shows include ‘Up There, Cal Wilson’ in 2006, ‘Lively’ in 2010, ‘The Great Intender’ in 2011 and ‘I’m All Ears’ in 2012, which all played to sold-out audiences, indicative of her impressive talents as a comedian.
Cal has performed at events world-wide including at Montreal’s Just for Laughs Festival, her own show ‘Jekyll and Bride’ at the Edinburgh Fringe and has starred alongside Stephan Fry and Alan Davies on ‘QI Live’ in 2011, which led to her being invited back to the UK to guest star on two episodes of the same show.
As well as starring on screen and on stage, Wilson’s well known voice has been featured on Australian radio channels. She co-hosted Nova’s ‘The Wrong Way Home’ with Akmal in 2007 and 2008, co-hosted ‘Mornings’ on Nova 100 with Dylan Lewis and filled in for three months with Ian Dickson on Vega Breakfast.
Keeping viewers entertained and producing enough laughter to fill a room, Cal Wilson is sure to impress and amuse any audience she is put in front of.