Actresses » Megan Heffernan

Megan is an actor, writer and comedian.

 
Recent film and TV credits include People Just Do Nothing - Big In Japan, out summer 2021 and After Life (Netflix).
 
As one half of sketch comedy duo, Heff and Fletch, she was the recipient of the Funny Women's Writer's Award, she was also awarded the Hat Trick Short and Funnies Award for her film 'Baby', Heff and Fetch were also finalists of London Sketchfest and the Gilded Balloon's Best New Sketch Act.
 
Megan trained at Ecole Jacques Lecoq, Paris and since then has been writing and performing in her own live shows in Edinburgh, London and on tour. Firstly, with her award-winning theatre company Boileroom (Samuel Beckett Award 2007), then with sketch trio The History Girls; described as 'a sort of Bronte Python' (Chortle) from a 'crack team of female sketch comedians ... silly brilliant fun' (Three Weeks). The History Girls were Best Show Nominees at Dave's Leicester Comedy Festival, Cofilmic Award Winners for their film 'The Brönte Sisters', and semi-finalists for The Laughing Horse New Act Competition.
 
Megan has also featured in numerous commercials.
 
Press on Heff and Fletch:
‘The ‘Naked CEO’ and his Playboy Bunny are brilliantly realised, and there’s a natural chemistry, best displayed in their parade of grotesques … given time, this double-act could be pretty special.’ Across The Arts ****
'Sequinspiring!’ **** Broadway Baby
‘Clever, original and very, very funny, Heffernan and Fletcher are doing everything right on their way to becoming an established theatre act.’ **** Broadway World
Press on The History Girls:
“A crack team of female sketch comedians… Silly, brilliant fun.”  Three Weeks
“The threesome are brilliant, charismatic performers, who deliver a slick, smart routine.” The List
'Beguiling, moving, and outrageously funny… Boileroom’s production is experimental theatre at its multi-layered best' British Theatre Guide about The Terrific Electric
'There are moments of impressive stage invention that evoke the transformative wonders of electricity'— London Evening Standard about The Terrific Electric.