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Gretel Killeen


Gretel Killeen is a writer, performer, voice artist and journalist. She is currently completing her directorial feature film debut.

Known to many as the host of one of Australia’s history-making television shows, she is also a bestselling author, journalist and humorist. She has directed documentaries in Africa and India, been a travel writer in Namibia, Lebanon and Antarctica, and performed in the war zones of Afghanistan and Iraq.

Gretel is a single mum and is currently completing writing and directing her first feature film, Jimmy and Gret Don’t Do Sex.

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