Comedians for Hire

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award winner event host and MC

Natural and unmistakably Australian, Hughesy’s laconic style thinly disguises one of this country’s fastest comedic minds. Areas of speciality include Comedians for Hire. Turning everyday foibles into rich and hilarious routines has made Hughesy the biggest name in Australian comedy.
  • TV Tonight Awards Winner: Best Sports Show - Before The Game 2013
  • TV Tonight Awards Winner: Best Light Entertainment - The Project 2013
  • ARIA Music Award: Best Comedy Release DVD (Dave Hughes Live) 2007
  • Network Ten
  • Hughesy We Have A Problem
  • The Masked Singer
  • Before the Game (TV Program)
  • Channel Nine
  • Opening of 59th Annual TV Week Logie Awards
  • The Footy Show
  • Australia's Got TalentABC TV
  • The Yearly with Charlie PickeringThe Glass House (TV Program)
  • The Project (TV Program)
  • HIT NetworkDrive with Hughesy and Ed
  • Drive with Hughesy and Kate
  • Nova 100 (Radio)
  • Vega FM (Radio)
  • Triple M (Radio)

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Sammy J & Randy are without question two of the most sought after comics in Australia today. Areas of speciality include Comedians for Hire. Combining catchy songs with chaotic tomfoolery and outbursts of filth, the two have an uncanny knack of charming the pants off everyone they meet.

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event host and MC

Dave Thornton has built a global reputation for his honest, engaging, whip-smart and damn funny comedy. Areas of speciality include Comedians for Hire. He’s stormed the world’s three major comedy festivals – Melbourne International Comedy Festival, Edinburgh Fringe and the invitation-only Just For Laughs in Montréal.

Dave’s TV credentials include hosting a series Channel 9’s 20 to 1, appearances ABC TV’s Spicks and Specks and Agony Uncles, Network Ten’s Hughesy We Have a Problem and regular appearances as a co-host on The Project.

  • Fox Footy
  • The Project
  • Hughesy We Have a Problem
  • Upper Middle Bogan
  • Breakfast with Fifi and DaveHouse Husbands This Week Live Comedy Chat Show
  • Fox FM Radio

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After 20 years as half of Australia’s favourite musical comedy duo, The Scared Weird Little Guys, Rusty Berther (the little one) continues the musical hijinks and slick silliness that established The Scaredies as one of the most sought after corporate acts in the country. Areas of speciality include Comedians for Hire. Rusty now joins with the fabulous Mike McLeish, an accomplished musical theatre performer and improviser who famously played Paul Keating in Keating the Musical for three years.

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award winner    has video    author event host and MC

Tom is in every Aussie comedian's Top 5. A true master of the craft, he remarkably gets better each year, a phenomena that ensures other comics sneak in the back of his always sold out shows. Areas of speciality include Comedians for Hire. He’s performed at every major comedy festival in the world, been twice nominated for a Helpmann and the biggest stand up on the planet Louis CK chose Tom to be his support act for his Australian tour. A sure fire, killer stand up at the top of his game. Tom Gleeson is one of Australia’s favourite comedians.
  • Gold Logie Award for Most Popular Personality on Australian Television (2019)
  • Piece Of Wood Awards Melbourne International Comedy Festival (2008)
  • The Project
  • Hard Quiz (TV Program)
  • Hard Chat (TV Segment)
  • The Weekly with Charlie Pickering (TV Program)
  • Good News Week (TV Program)
  • The Project (TV Program)
  • This Week Live (TV Program)
  • Triple M - Drive with Merrick Watts

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event host and MC

Lehmo is one of Australia’s most experienced and well-travelled comedians. Areas of speciality include Comedians for Hire. His live work has seen him headline at comedy clubs for well over ten years and work all corners of the globe – USA, UK, Ireland, South Africa, Singapore, Malaysia, Hong Kong and Thailand.
  • GOLD 104.3 (Radio)
  • The Project (TV Program)
  • Network Ten
  • Utopia (TV Series)

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award winner    has video    author event host and MC

Adam Hills is one of Australia’s best-known comedians, mainly as the five-time Gold Logie nominated host of his two hit ABC TV series – the music quiz show Spicks and Specks and his unique take on the late night talk show, Adam Hills Tonight. Areas of speciality include Comedians for Hire. Already a gold-plated star in Australia, Adam has now taken the UK by storm with his own talk show on Channel Four, The Last Leg. Originally a one-off series for the 2012 London Paralympics, the Poms loved him so much it has been on air ever since!
  • Logie Award 2012: Most Popular Presenter
  • Spicks and Specks (TV Program)
  • Adam Hills in Gordon St Tonight (TV Program)
  • Adam Hills Tonight (TV Program)
  • The Last Leg (TV Program)
  • ABC TV
  • BBC TV

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Alice is an award-winning writer, broadcaster, performer and comedian. She's also an ex academic, ex-corporate Lawyer and (sort of) banjo player. Areas of speciality include Comedians for Hire. Alice does reliably silly, unpredictably meaningful, narratively unorthodox, gut-punch comedy. She was awarded the 2016 AMP Tomorrow Fund grant for her podcast ‘Tea With Alice’ and has toured the world with her critically acclaimed solo shows The Resistance, and Savage. Both received four and five star reviews and packed out houses in Sydney, Perth, Melbourne, Adelaide, New Zealand, London and the Edinburgh Fringe.

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Australia's "Acid Tongue Prince" Joel Creasey has just completed a stellar season of his sold out show The Hurricane across Australia in 2015. Having burst onto the scene at the tender age of 19, he is now one of the best known, hottest and most sought-after comedians in Australia - and he's still only 25 years old! Areas of speciality include Comedians for Hire. Creating controversy yet winning legions of new fans wherever he goes, in only a short time Joel has built a huge following that is rapidly growing both nationally and internationally. People everywhere are falling in love with his intelligent observations, acerbic style, pop-culture expertise and unrivalled storytelling abilities.
  • Melbourne International Comedy Festival
  • New York International Fringe Festival
  • Raw Comedy

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award winner    author event host and MC

Edgy, polished and inventive, Charlie Pickering is a political junkie and law graduate who chose to pay his HECS debt by squandering his degree. Areas of speciality include Comedians for Hire. Charlie spent ten years travelling the world as an award-winning stand-up comedian before settling into the closest thing he has had to a day job since he left his legal career behind. As host of The Project, Charlie was at the centre of one of Australian television’s most daring experiments – re-defining the way that hundreds of thousands of Australians see the news.
  • 8th AACTA Awards - Winner - Best Entertainment Program (2018)
  • TV Week Logie Awards - Nominee - Most Outstanding Entertainment Program (2016 and 2017)
  • 49th Australian Writers Guild Awards - Winner - comedy Sketch or Light Entertainment - The Weekly with Charlie Pickering
  • 5th AACTA Awards – Winner – Best Light Entertainment Television Series: The Weekly with Charlie Pickering (2015)
  • Australian Council for International Development (ACFID) Awards – Winner – Media Award: The Weekly with Charlie Pickering (2015)
  • The Weekly with Charlie Pickering (ABC TV)
  • The Yearly with Charlie Pickering (ABC TV)
  • ABC Countdown Live NYE
  • The Project (Network Ten)
  • Talkin' 'Bout Your Generation
  • Triple M: Kennedy Molloy - National Drive