Taku Mbudzi is a Zimbabwe-born writer, comedian and podcaster based in Melbourne, Australia. She is passionate about authentic voices telling their own stories and enjoys using humour to help young people speak up and out for themselves.

When Taku’s not performing or writing, she’s talking about writing on her podcast Two Words with Taku, which won the Writing+Podcast prize in frankie magazine’s 2018 Good Stuff Awards.

Season 2 of the podcast is the step-by-step story of how, against the odds, Taku’s making her first live action kids’ TV show in Australia. The podcast focuses on screenwriting and all the behind-the-scenes things she’s learning.

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