August 3, 1976 |
Newcastle, New South Wales
Sarah Kendall is an Australian comedian from Newcastle, New South Wales, now based in London. She attained much success on the Australian comedy circuit since winning the Raw Comedy competition in 1998, regularly appearing on Australian television, before moving to the United Kingdom in 2000.
Kendall has performed solo shows at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe regularly since 2003 with her 2004 show being nominated for the prestigious Perrier award. She has also performed in the Melbourne Comedy Festival regularly since 2000.
Kendall talked about how she has reviewed her own comic response to a heckler who threatened her with sexual violence during a routine in an article in The Guardian on August 2 2014. She said, "I built a routine around it – but looking back, I betrayed the seriousness of the incident".
- Anderson, W. (2015). [podcast] WILOSOPHY with Sarah Kendall. Available at: https://itunes.apple.com/au/podcast/wilosophy-with-wil-anderson/id951354264.
- "Girls just wanna have funny... : News 2008 : Chortle : The UK Comedy Guide". Chortle. 2008-07-21. Retrieved 2014-08-04.
- Sarah Kendall (2014-07-31). "Sarah Kendall: the worst heckle I ever received – and what I did with it | Stage". theguardian.com. Retrieved 2014-08-04.