South African-born Urzila Carlson is a multi-award-winning stand-up comedian who appears regularly on television shows in Australia and New Zealand.
Since taking the comedy stage in 2008, she has had five sold-out seasons at the Melbourne International Comedy Festival, television appearances on Spicks and Specks, Dirty Laundry, Have You Been Paying Attention, The Great Debate with Barry Humphries, Comedy Up Late as a guest and a host, and the Melbourne International Comedy Festival Galas. Urzila has also done sold-out festival shows in Perth, Sydney and Adelaide Comedy Festivals, and performed for Just For Laughs at The Sydney Opera House. In New Zealand she has sold out every solo show she’s had since 2009. Also a celebrated author, columnist, presenter, sports enthusiast and a DIY expert, she lives in Auckland, New Zealand with her wife and two kids.