Claudia O'Doherty

Claudia O’Doherty is an Australian comedian who made some Comedy Blaps for Channel 4 in the United Kingdom. She has just recorded Ears on the Net, a sketch show for BBC’s Radio 4, which she also co-wrote.

With her sketch group Pig Island, Claudia won Best Independent Show at the Melbourne International Comedy Festival in 2007. Her first solo show won the Best Newcomer Award at the Melbourne International Comedy Festival in 2010. She was nominated for the Edinburgh Comedy Award for her show The Telescope at the 2012 Edinburgh Fringe Festival.

She co-wrote two books, 100 Facts About Pandas and 100 Facts About Sharks with David O’Doherty (no relation) and Mike Ahern, published by Random House.

She can be seen in Australian sketch show Problems, British panel show QI, British movie The Inbetweeners 2, and is upcoming here in the states in Judd Apatow’s Trainwreck, opposite Bill Hader and Amy Schumer.

Guest Appearances

Top Letterboxd Reviews

Comedy Bang Bang #754April 24, 2022

Beloved contest winner Claudia O’Doherty joins Scott once again to talk about fish fingers, how her mom helped her get on the pirate show Our Flag Means Death, and her new show Killing It. Then, athlete/actor O.J. Simpson returns to talk about…


Petite Modeling

Comedy Bang Bang #625October 27, 2019

Intern Gino Lambardo joins Scott to talk about his new podcast The Gino Lambardo Show on Stitcher Premium. Then, Claudia O’Doherty returns to talk about recently winning a petite modeling competition that her mother entered her in. Later, physical therapist Stanley Chamberlin…


Solid As A Rock

Comedy Bang Bang #534March 4, 2018

Paul Rust and Claudia O’Doherty of Netflix’s LOVE return to this week’s Comedy Bang! Bang! They chat about getting haircuts on the set, Claudia’s typewriter, and Paul shares some New No-Nos. Then, musicians and geologists Bashford and Franklin stop by to sing…


Claudia O'Doherty, Our Close Friend

Hollywood Handbook #227February 26, 2018

Sean and Hayes are joined by CLAUDIA O'DOHERTY from "Love" to help them read their new surf movie written by their friend. This episode is sponsored by Squarespace (code: THEBOYS), NBC's A.P. Bio, and Wargaming (code: HOLLYWOOD18).


Body Parts: LIVE!

HDTGM All-stars Gillian Jacobs and Claudia O’Doherty of Netflix’s Love join Paul and Jason to discuss the 1991 horror thriller film Body Parts. Recorded live from Largo at the Coronet in Los Angeles, they cover everything from the quiet to loud serious…


Pow! Pow! Power Wheels!

Comedy Bang Bang #452October 24, 2016

Multi-platinum recording artist “Weird Al” Yankovic joins Scott and contest winner Claudia O’Doherty to talk about his achievement of completing his most recent tour, getting texts from Jesus, and the final 10 episodes of CBBTV. Later, a little 8-year-old girl by the…


Sunday Afternoon Taped

Comedy Bang Bang #425June 2, 2016

Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping star Andy Samberg is back with Scott and the co-hostess with the mostess Claudia O'Doherty for a rare Comedy Bang! Bang! After Dark episode. Claudia pitches an incident heavy film for Andy right before famous Australian actor…


Claudia O'Doherty: I'm Sorry I've Been Catfishing You

Welcome to the very first and possibly only episode of I'm Sorry I've Been Catfishing You with your host Kim Plenge (Claudia O'Doherty). In this very special episode, Kim welcomes Susie Wainwright, a baker from Santa Barbara who she had been catfishing…


Romantic Tommy D

Comedy Bang Bang #376September 17, 2015

Wonderful musician Peaches makes her CBB debut along with the return of contest winner Claudia O’Doherty who serves as co-host on this week’s bonus Comedy Bing! Bong! Peaches gets us more acquainted with her music by performing songs from her latest album…


Banging the Table with Stars

Comedy Bang Bang #341March 23, 2015

The tables are being banged on as lead-singers Torquil & Amy of Stars join Scott on this week’s Comedy Bing! Bong! They’ll tell us about the band’s origin story, making each other sing embarrassing lyrics, and play songs off their latest album…


Tony Macaroni

Comedy Bang Bang #309September 8, 2014

Happy National Anthem to You! Kroll Show's Nick Kroll & Never Not Funny's Jimmy Pardo are here to chat about the legacy of Don Pardo, Nick's entourage, and their favorite Ghostbuster songs on this week's Comedy Bean Bag! Later, Claudia O'Doherty returns…


Don't Hack the SAC

Comedy Bang Bang #299July 15, 2014

Returning champion and the titular “Weird Al” Yankovic of the new album Mandatory Fun is here on this week’s very special Tuesday episode of Comedy Bang! Bang! which is a mandatory listen! “Weird Al” gives us a taste of his new album,…

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