Morgana Robinson is an award-winning television and film actress, best known for her comic portrayals of eccentric, nuanced characters. In 2012, she was awarded Best Breakthrough Artist at the British Comedy Awards for her sketch show, Very Important People and in 2018, she won a BAFTA for Dreamland, a short film she creatively conceived and starred in, written by Sharon Horgan.
Morgana’s breakthrough came in 2009, with her eponymous comedy sketch show, which aired as a six-part series on Channel 4. The Morgana Show, co-written by and starring Morgana, featured a host of original and surreal comic characters, including Gilbert, a confused teenage boy, who gained cult status on YouTube and has remained one of her most beloved characters.
In 2011, Morgana played Carol Caplin, Tony Blair’s romantic brief encounter in The Comic Strip Presents…The Hunt for Tony Blair on Channel 4 alongside Jennifer Saunders, Rik Mayall, Robbie Coltrane, Harry Enfield and Stephen Mangan.
Morgana’s exceptional ability for mimicry resulted in two specially commissioned shows. Very Important People was a six-part satirical impressions show in which she starred alongside Terry Mynott on Channel 4. Her impersonations included Cheryl Cole, Fearne Cotton, Russell Brand, Amy Childs and Danny Dyer and was aired in 2012. The series won her the Best British Breakthrough Act at the British Comedy Awards. Morgana Robinson’s The Agency aired as a seven-part series in 2016 on BBC2, in which Morgana played all the famous clients at a talent agency. These included Miranda Hart, Natalie Cassidy, Mel and Sue and Joanna Lumley.
In 2013, Morgana made her first of several appearances in Toast of London as Jemima Gina, the unhinged, electronically tagged love interest of Matt Berry’s Stephen Toast. In series two, she played Lorna Wynde, a daytime TV soap star with a wonky eye and in series three, she played Emma, the girlfriend of Peter Davidson and partner in his illegal alcohol sideline.
Vic and Bob’s House of Fools aired on BBC2 in 2014, a sitcom written by Vic Reeves and Bob Mortimer, in which Morgana played Julie, an unpredictable, camera-obsessed landlady, a role she reprised in the second series a year later.
In the BAFTA winning comedy, Inside No. 9, Morgana played an alcoholic, former Big Brother contestant alongside Rhys Shearsmith, Steve Pemberton, Fiona Shaw, Felicity Kendall and Peter Kaye.
Dreamland, a short film conceived by Morgana and written by Sharon Horgan, saw Morgana co-star as the down-trodden sister to Sheridan Smith’s character, nervously guarding an explosive secret. It won the BAFTA for Best Short Film in 2018.
Since 2016, Morgana has played the vindictive, dangerous Pippa Middleton in Channel 4’s The Windsors, a critically acclaimed comedy about the royal family, alongside Harry Enfield, Hadyn Gwynne, Hugh Skinner and Louise Ford. The series was nominated for the Rose d’Or for best British comedy series in 2018.
Forthcoming projects include Truth Seekers, starring Simon Pegg and Nick Frost and written by James Serafinowicz and Nat Saunders for Amazon, where Morgana plays Janey Feathers, an old glamour model turned psychic healer.
Morgana plays Mrs Jenkins in the Robert Zemeckis remake of The Witches, starring Anne Hathaway, Octavia Spencer and Stanley Tucci, a Warner Brothers production that will go on general release in 2020.
Morgana will also star in the Emmy Nominated series Urban Myths as Tracey Emin, covering the week in her life that lead up to her creating the famous bed.
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