Skip to content

Jennifer Saunders


Event Status

Some comedic geniuses were formed by years of misery as a child but once in a generation there comes along an individual of pure, unadulterated talent who was just born funny and stayed that way. The mighty Jennifer Saunders – actor, comedian, writer, keeper of diaries for at least a week each January – is wholly deserving of the accolade ‘legend’.

In keeping with a life devoted to hilarity, Saunders has released Bonkers: My Life in Laughs, a memoir that provides a refreshing respite from the usual celebrity catalogue of childhood woe. Saunders claims that she has precious little in the way of misery to recall, and not much in the way of memory either, but her Mum did keep all her schoolbooks and incomplete diaries for her to draw upon when penning the book.

All her classic moments get a mention – The Comic Strip, her long-running friendships with Dawn French and Joanna Lumley, and many more. This is sure to be the hottest ticket of 2014 and is guaranteed to be absolutely fabulous, darling.

For an additional $25, bundle your ticket with a special paperback edition of Bonkers: My Life in Laughs to be collected at the event.

Please be aware that there are major roadworks happening on the corner of Nicholson St and Victoria Parade which is impacting on traffic and public transport access.

If you are taking public transport, updated advice can be found on the PTV site.


Jennifer Saunders

Jennifer Saunders is a comedian, writer and actress. She has won three BAFTAs (including the Bafta Fellowship), an International Emmy, a British Comedy Award, a Rose d’Or, two Writers’ Guild Awards and a People’s Choice Award. She also has a certificate for coming third in the discus a... Read more

Kaz Cooke

Kaz Cooke is a former reporter and cartoonist turned history detective. She is also the author of the bestselling books Up The Duff, Kidwrangling, Girl Stuff, Girl Stuff 8–12, Women’s Stuff, and the children’s picture books Wanda Linda Goes Berserk and The Terrible Underpants. Her new nov... Read more


Dallas Brooks Centre

300 Albert Street East Melbourne Victoria 3002

More details

Stay up to date with our upcoming events and special announcements by subscribing to The Wheeler Centre's mailing list.

Privacy Policy

The Wheeler Centre acknowledges the Wurundjeri Woi Wurrung people of the Kulin Nation as the Traditional Owners of the land on which the Centre stands. We acknowledge and pay our respects to all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and their Elders, past and present, as the custodians of the world’s oldest continuous living culture.