Miranda is an award winning comedy writer and actress. She started out doing stand up and sketch comedy and won the So You Think That's Funny - Best New Sketch Act award at the Edinburgh Festival and has performed with her sketch show 'Hennesy & Friends' to rave reviews across the country and in LA. As a writer she has worked on projects with Comedy Central, Zeppotron and Channel X. She currently has an animated adult sitcom in development with Wildseed Studios.
As an Actress Miranda stars as Chloe Ferdinando in series 1 and 2 of the BBC One sitcom KING GARY and has also guest starred in INSIDE No.9, QUACKS alongside Rory Kinnear and Rupert Everett, and Mindy Kaling's FOUR WEDDINGS & A FUNERAL (Hulu) amongst others. She will soon be appearing in the BBC One comedy BLACK OPS.
'An IMPRESSIVE calling card for comic actress Miranda Hennessy, this blackly funny three-way sketch romp suggests the emergence of a future star.' ★★★★ THE SCOTSMAN
‘Flawlessly funny... Fantastic original ideas...watch before TV execs start editing out the best bits.' ★★★★ CHORTLE
'More ideas per minute than most sketch acts manage in the space of an hour.' THE GUARDIAN
Miranda is deaf in one ear and wears a hearing aid.