"Instantly likeable with her trademark sass and cracker stories. If all Territorians are this funny, we should all just head North now"
★★★★★ - The Advertiser
Amy is a high energy comedian and MC from Darwin. She engages her audience with a joyful combination of positivity, wit and charm.
Amy has performed SOLD OUT shows at the Darwin Festival, Perth FRINGEWORLD, Melbourne International Comedy Festival and the Adelaide Fringe. She has also supported comedy legends including Dave Hughes, Glenn Robbins, Fiona O'Loughlin, Jimeon, Akmal, Dave O'Neil, Greg Fleet and Steve-O (MTV Jackass). Amy was a finalist in the 2015 Melbourne International Comedy Festival RAW Comedy Competition and was a winner of the 2023 Fringe World Perth Best Comedy Award and an Adelaide Fringe Weekly Comedy winner (2019 and 2022).
The enthusiastic Territorian has developed a reputation for high-energy performances, professional MCing and hilarious comedy. Amy observes the world through a positive but bizarre lens and shares unexpected observations with the audience with honesty and a witty sense of self. Amy performs regularly in Darwin and interstate and is booked for MC roles and corporate gigs.
In 2023 she is touring 2x shows
JUGGLE: A brand new hour of stand-up about trying to find yourself after having a baby, making cricket sexy and screaming f*** into the universe. Health, relationships, feeling sexy after childbirth; and surviving life with a toddler… It’s chaos. It’s life. It’s a juggling act.
CRYING OVER SPILT MILK: stories about sleep deprivation, weird advice from strangers, sore nipples, and crying over spilled milk. A perfect show for new parents, would-be parents, or never-want-to-be parents (2022 Adelaide Fringe Comedy Award winner)
★★★★★ - Kids in Adelaide
“A comic gem who is surely destined for stardom!”
★★★★★ - Glam Adelaide
“Hetherington is spunky and honest… highly recommended”
★★★★★ - On The Record
Hetherington encapsulates charm while sustaining high energy during the entire show ... more than your average comedy set"
★★★★★ - The AU Review
She is endearing, witty, captivating and a little bit saucy.
★★★★★ - Perth Happenings
As a mum, I have honestly never seen a more relatable show. Amy is just so much fun. Vibrant, down to earth, and full of crazy toddler energy
★★★★1/2 - Fourth Wall Media
“Truly, you won’t find a more likeable and relatable performer. Amy Hetherington is an absolute delight to watch.”
★★★★1/2 - The Clothesline
One of the great joys is seeing a comedian who you know, without a shadow of a doubt, is on the cusp of becoming a big deal ... instantly likeable with great material delivered with boundless confidence and unexpected twists and turns"
★★★★1/2 - Upside News
"Her smiling energy is beguiling and infectious from the minute she takes the stage"
★★★★ - Kids in Adelaide
“A power hour of laughs... you’ll leave feeling like you have given your core and pelvic floor a damn pilates class from laughter”
★★★★ - Funny Tonne
"The crowd could not have loved it more."
★★★★ - Fringe Feed Perth
"With an optimistic and generous comedy style, Hetherington is a welcome addition to the Australian comedy scene."