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Jean Kittson

Jean Kittson

A multi-talented performer and writer, Jean Kittson is one of Australia's best known and most popular comedians, amusing audiences in theatre and print, on radio and television. Jean is also recognized as one of Australia’s most popular corporate hosts, keynote speakers and facilitator of conventions, conferences, award nights, debates and quiz nights.

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Testimonials for Jean Kittson

Jean is a fantastic speaker and always is extremely well prepared This was a mining industry function and she had researched it well. This is the second time Ms Kittson has been our MC and once again she did an outstanding job.
Mitsui & Co

What a brilliant performance! Not only did you contribute a creative address but you did so with charm and good manner.
Housing Industry Association

Jean was fantastic - she really contributed to the debate and I appreciated the extra time and effort she kindly gave to ensure the event was a success.
Guardian Pharmacy

Very few comedians would take the time to research an organisation as thoroughly as Jean did. Her efforts were well rewarded by a very appreciative audience. That is when they could stop laughing to do so!
Nursery & Garden Industry Victoria
Jean Kittson Travels from NSW
Fee Range: :$5001 to $10000

Jean Kittson's Biography

Jean Kittson is a comedienne, actress and writer for stage, television, radio, magazines and newspapers.

Jean came to national attention on 'The Big Gig'. Followed by Let the Blood Run Free, Kittson Fahey, Good News Week, the Glasshouse, Flat Chat, The Einstein Factor, Media Dimensions and Strictly Speaking, Talking ’Bout Your Generation, Studio Ten. She is a regular guest on the Today Show

She is also well known for her comedy debates for the ABC, Channel 9 and Channel ten.

She has been a regular columnist with New Weekly, Sunday Telegraph, the Sydney Morning Herald - Sydney Magazine, Inspire Magazine, the Readers Digest Health Smart magazine and The Hoopla.


She is the author of Tongue Lashing, published by Penguin.


Her film credits include Hating Alison Ashley and The Nugget.  Theatre includes Mum’s the Word, Calendar Girls, Siren, A Midsummer Night’s Dream.


She is a regular guest on ABC 702 radio drive programme, Thank God It’s Friday.


Jean is an experienced MC, keynote speaker, panellist, debater and facilitator of conventions, conferences, award nights and other after dinner frolics, in corporate, government and community arena.


She was a founding Director of the National Cord Blood Bank, the inaugural Chair of the Australian Gynaecological Cancer Foundation (AGCF) and a founding Ambassador for Ovarian Cancer Australia. She is currently an Ambassador for The Macular Disease Foundation, Northcott Disability Services, The Raise Foundation, Taldumande Youth Services and the Australian Gynaecological Cancer Foundation. She is the Patron of Junction Works and most recently she has been appointed the Patron of Palliative Care Nurses Australia.


As an advocate for women’s health issues, she was invited to speak about her experiences of menopause at the National Press Club.

This lead to her recently published book, “You’re Still Hot To Me. The Joys of Menopause.” (Pan Macmillan) “Informative, accurate, funny and just so accessible. I love it and finally have the definitive book to recommend to my patients.” - Dr Penny Adams, GP and medical media personality for women’s health.


Jean is married to cartoonist and political satirist Patrick Cook and is the mother of two daughters, Victoria 22 and Charlie, 16.