Marie Connolly is a London-based Australian comic. She began comedy in Melbourne - well, London really, many moons ago but she got a bit scared and ran away to France for years - all the while collecting material. She returned to comedy in 2008, was a Melbourne Raw Comedy 2009 Competition state finalist, and also compered 2009 Melbourne International Comedy Festival show, Bollocks Without Borders.
She continued on to perform in Laughing Horse Edinburgh Festival 2009 Show, Short Skirts, performing 15 minute daily sets. “a whole different bag of gags to draw from, entertaining throughout" One4Review.
Marie also performed open spots in the Edinburgh Fringe 2010.
Marie gigs in London and in May 2012, she “Eurostar-ed” over and headlined in a Paris open-mic night.
"Bubbling energy with a sharp wit" The New York Comedy Night in Paris.
Marie comperes a weekly open-mic club in London at The Old School Yard, London Borough.
“Marie is an excellent MC, and does a terrific job both of promoting the gig, and of keeping the night running at a good, brisk pace.” standuplondon.co.uk