Comedians for Hire

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Carl Barron is one of Australia's most popular comedians. With a non-threatening observational style of comedy and orginal approach, he touches the hearts of every audience. Carl has headlined at every major comedy venue and festival world wide and currently holds the record for highest selling comedy DVD in Australia. Areas of speciality include Comedians for Hire. He grew up in Longreach in Central Queensland the son of a shearer. Moved to the Gold Coast where he became a roof tiler, moved to Sydney and decided to walk on stage at The Harold Park Hotel one night, told everyone how a bird poo-ed on him that day and the rest is history.

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award winner    has video event host and MC

Greig Pickhaver has performed as HG Nelson since creating the character for ABC Radio's Triple J in 1985. Areas of speciality include Comedians for Hire. HG Nelson and Roy Slaven presented the long running This Sporting Life on Triple J and the hugely successful Olympic broadcasts, The Dream which won a Logie Award for Most Popular Sports Program; The Ice Dream, nominated for Most Outstanding Comedy Program at the 2003 Logie Awards; and The Dream In Athens which received a Logie nomination for Most Popular Sports Program, for the Seven Network.
  • Order of Australia
  • HG Nelson
  • Roy and HG (TV Program)
  • ABC
  • Triple J
  • This Sporting Life (Radio Program)

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The key to Marty Fields success is his extraordinary versatility. Marty has achieved popularity in comedy, radio, acting and music. Areas of speciality include Comedians for Hire. Melbourne radio audiences love Martys performances on top network 3AW, appearing regularly midweek with Denis Walter and on Nightline. Marty began his stand-up career in 1987, playing the comedy circuit in the hotels and clubs of Australia, which soon led to a four year run on Hey, Hey, Its Saturday, resident comedian on the game show Blankety Blanks, and a regular role on Battle of the Sexes.

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   has video event host and MC

Peter Rowsthorn is a high energy, fast-paced stand-up comedian one minute and a measured character actor the next. Areas of speciality include Comedians for Hire. A masterful MC of corporate and private functions, he has been performing his slick and blistering stand-up for almost two decades.
  • Kath & Kim (TV Series)
  • Let The Blood Run Free (TV Series)Can We Help? (TV Program)
  • The Comedy Company (TV Series)
  • ABC TV
  • Oxfam

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event host and MC

As one of Australia's most loveable stand-up and comedic performers, Russell Gilbert has had a colourful and awarded career in front of the screen. Areas of speciality include Comedians for Hire. From his beginning as a butcher, Russell has toured the world performing comedy, hosted his own television shows, been part of a ratings winning breakfast radio team, competed as a celebrity contestant on a range of reality programs, headlined with Seinfeld’s Jason Alexander, and dabbled as a food critic for radio.
  • Triple M (Radio)
  • Hey Hey It's Saturday (TV Program)
  • Nine Network
  • The Russell Gilbert Show (TV Program)
  • Seven Network

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Subby Valentine is an Australian comedian and radio presenter who first came to prominence in 1997 after winning RAW Comedy, a national competition for new comic talent. He has since worked as a writer and performer for radio, free-to-air television, internet campaigns and pay TV. Areas of speciality include Comedians for Hire. Subby is much sought after as a Radio Personality, raconteur, stand-up comedian, TV pundit, writer and as an excellent MC who can adapt to any situation. Subby has proven himself to be a skilled interviewer as well as entertainer; he has quizzed such notables as Michael Buble, Billy Bob Thornton, Owen Wilson, James Blunt and Daniel Radcliffe, just to name a few.
  • Raw Comedy
  • The Tom and Subby Show (Radio Program)
  • Sammy and Subby in the Morning (Radio Program)
  • The Men’s Room (TV Program)

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Justin Hamilton has carved out an incredibly successful career as a stand-up comedian, writer and director while maintaining his unique voice within the Australian Comedy scene. Areas of speciality include Comedians for Hire. In 2010, Justin not only continued his live stand up career, but appeared in the Librarians as the recurring character Biscuit. A regular guest on television and radio has seen Justin expand his popularity and following.

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Matt Okine is a triple threat. The multi talented comedian, actor/presenter and musician began his career by becoming a national triple J RAW finalist in 2004, at the age of 18, after only 3 previous gigs (those being the preliminary stages of the competition!). Areas of speciality include Comedians for Hire. Since then he has gone on to win multiple awards for his stand up comedy, toured the world and appeared on countless television shows and is currently the co-host of Australian national radio station, triple J. 2012 proved to be a breakthrough year for Matt – His debut stand up show Being Black N Chicken N Sh*t had a sell-out season at the Brisbane Comedy Festival, was nominated for, and won, the Melbourne International Comedy Festival’s award for “Best Newcomer” award, and had a highly-acclaimed season at the prestigious Soho Theatre in London’s West End.

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event host and MC

For over 20 years Martin Ralph has performed in a unique space, where rare skills, mad science and family-friendly comedy collide. Areas of speciality include Comedians for Hire. Over this time Martin has perfected his unique, impossible to compare, performance.

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From his own ABC sitcom, Lost in Pronunciation, to his debut live standup TV special, Chorizo Sizzle, Ivan exploded on to the scene in 2016 with his brilliant observations on Aussie culture and food, taking him around the country, headlining theatres and selling out festivals. Areas of speciality include Comedians for Hire. In 2012 Ivan migrated from Venezuela to Adelaide and took up the challenge of performing comedy in a second language. Six months later he’d collected his first comedy award and was chosen to perform in Melbourne International Comedy Festival’s Comedy Zone and Roadshow.