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TAHIR

Tahir is one of Australia’s busiest comedians. He has been a feature in all comedy venues around the country and had numerous television appearances as credits. Tahir was named Comedian of the Year and has even been Logic nominated. He has worked with the who’s who of the industry and has been booked for countless private and corporate functions. He is a regular at major Comedy Festivals, on panel shows, television debates and even Celebrity Theatresports!
Tahir has been involved in some of the most successful stage and screen productions. Recently in 2004 he appeared in the fourth series of PIZZA on SBS as the much loved and hilarious character “HABIB”. He was also an integral member of the team in the hit movie “FAT PIZZA”.

In 2003 “LORD OF THE KEBABS” was a runaway success and eventually played to over 20,000 people in over 100 shows right around the country. More recently he has hosted the smash hit comedy stand up production “SHOW US YOUR ROOTS” His most recent shows were Hollywood Kebabs and Live and Circumcised.
Tahir is in constant demand and is a proven performer He is currently in talks to host his own television show and has recently signed to star and produce his own movie with production to commence shortly.

Tahir was voted comic of the year in 1996. He has a host of TV credits including ROVE LIVE, Footy Show, Laughing Stock, Recovery, FOXTEL, Comedy Channel and he was featured on the SBS documentary series - Aussie Jokers. He has performed nationally and overseas.

NICK CODY

Nick Cody is quickly becoming one of the funniest young comedians in the country. At only 23 years of age, he has already supported some of the biggest names in stand-up and has had two sold-out seasons at the Melbourne Comedy Festival, with his full-length, solo shows “Lust Actually” and “It’s Not You, It’s Her”.

Nicks brand of stand-up is a unique combination of edgy, thought-provoking material that ranges from brutally honest and uninhibited storytelling to rapid-fire and hilarious social commentary.

His stand-up has also been featured on the ARIA-nominated “Dave Hughes is Handy” DVD, he has recently been a guest on “Hughesy and Kate” on NOVA100, he was also a recent guest on NOVA’s “Summer Lovin” with Ed Kavalee & Tony Martin and he is a permanent cast member of the award-winning, TV variety show “Studio-A”.

 “Both uncontrollably laugh out loud funny and hang your head in shame funny...Never a dull moment, Nick Cody is certainly a name to look out for.”
- Herald Sun - ****

“He’s charismatic, self-deprecating and warm, and the crowd absolutely loved him, at one point even chanting his name in their enthusiasm...Cody is there to make you laugh with as much dispatch and efficiency as possible and at that task he excels.”
- Chortle

“His adult problems are delivered with a hilarious splash of the juvenile...Watch this space - this guy is on the rise.”
- RHUM

“His preparation for the event was outstanding. He took the time to understand the demographics of the crowd and aims of the event. As a consequence his humour was pitched at the right level. He brought a wealth of energy and enthusiasm to the event and I personally found him a joy to work with.”
- Lana Bedford - Brimbank City Council

Comedian

FIONA O'LAUGHLIN

Comic, Writer, Broadcaster

When Alice Springs mother of five Fiona O’Loughlin started doing stand-up later in life than most comics, her hilarious stories of housewifery and motherhood were an immediate hit. Her first festival show, for example – Fiona And Her Sister (And Some Weird Guy) earned her the Best Newcomer Award at the 2001 Melbourne International Comedy Festival (MICF). She’s been enjoying sell-out seasons on the festival circuit ever since. In 2006 she took home the Piece of Wood, an MICF award for funniest show as voted for by other comics. In 2007 and 2008 she was nominated for the MICF’s Barry Award for Best Show.

Fiona has taken her story-based stand-up around the world, headlining LA’s world-renowned Improv Comedy Club, playing repeat seasons in Hong Kong and performing at Edinburgh Fringe, Montreal’s invitation-only Just For Laughs and the UK’s oldest, Leicester Comedy Festival.

Fiona’s also been a hit on the telly with guest appearances on Sunrise, Good News Week, Spicks and Specks, The World Stands Up and a heap of Comedy Festival Galas.

In more recent years Fiona has overcome a well-documented ‘battle with the bottle’. This, like the other aspects of her life, has become ‘material’ for her stand-up. And Fiona is even funnier sober.

GARRY WHO

Garry began his career as one of the original pioneers of the infamous Australian "Sydney Comedy Store". He has been no stranger to television, resident comedian on the Midday show with Ray Martin for two years. Hosted and wrote his own segments in the light hearted national magazine show "Just for the Record" on Channel Ten. Starred along side Jon English & Rebecca Gibney in the hit Channel Nine National sitcom "Altogether Now". Wrote & performed his own segments on the award winning ABC adult literacy series "The Reading Writing Road Show" that is still being shown all around the world. In 1987 his debut Comedy album "Life's Just a Routine" was nominated for an ARIA Award for best Comedy album. He consistently touring and is in high demand for corporate work and live venues around the country. Television: Water Rats - G.P. - Today show - Mike Walsh - Fat Pizza - Kerri Anne - Burt Newton - The Footy Show. Movies: Fair Game - Emoh Ruo - Dead End Drive In - Heat Wave - Close Contact - You Can't Stop The Murders. He has also added Dazz and Gazz Radio Show On TV to his credit as writer performer and producer.

Corporate entertainer

NELSON TWINS

The Nelson Twins are one of the most unique stand up comedy acts in the world. Raised in rural New South Wales, they have been performing as a duo for the past 6 years. From their humble beginnings in 2006, the twins have fast become one of the most sort after double acts in Australia, dazzling corporate and club crowds alike with their cheeky humour. 

Their big bush ranger beards and cracking one liner jokes are just a part of an amazing act never before seen on the comedy circuit. The boys are constantly bickering amongst themselves on stage and are never afraid to tackle a comment from an audience member.
They have won several comedy awards in their short career and shown their versatility by performing to sold out audiences in Edinburgh during the 2010 Fringe Festival.

Their TV credits include Australia's Got Talent, The Footy Show, NBC's Last Comic Standing, 2010 Australian IQ Test and a host of TV commercials. In addition, the twins are regular guests on local radio stations offering their opinions on a range of topics from sibling rivalry to the war in Afghanistan.

As well as being talented actors and comedians the boys have put their writing skills to good use and formulated a curriculum based program for secondary schools. Their ability to adapt material to young and older audiences makes them a ‘must see’ for your next event.

These fellas are destined to be household names – they’ve got wit, intelligence and fantastic comic timing. I hate them. 
- Jeff Green (International Comedian)

The Nelson Twins are a gift to the Comedy Industry. Inspiring and hilarious, one of my truly favourite acts. 
- Fiona O'Loughlin (MICF Barry Award Nominee)

TOM GLEESON

Comedian / Broadcaster 
Tom Gleeson is one of Australia's favourite comedians. Besides his many TV appearances, he’s been nominated for a Helpmann Award twice and won the Piece of Wood Comedian’s Choice Award in the Melbourne International Comedy Festival.   He has performed several times at all three major comedy festivals in Melbourne, Edinburgh and Montreal, as well as the invite-only Kilkenny Comedy Festival in Ireland.  Oh yeah, and the biggest stand up on the planet Louis CK chose Tom to be his support act for his Australian tour.

Tom has performed at the Sydney Opera House, every capital city in Australia, London, Dublin, New York, Los Angeles, Singapore, Hong Kong, Jakarta as well as entertaining the troops in Iraq and Afghanistan. He was also selected to perform yearly as part of the Melbourne Comedy Festival Roadshow from 2001 – 2007.

Not content with conquering stand-up, Tom has also published a book, Playing Poker with the SAS: A Comedy Tour of Iraq and Afghanistan. This follows up his story The Italian Job. It appears in Take Me With You a collection of tales of long distance love edited by Sarah MacDonald for Random House.

In 2012, Tom returned to the stage with his live stand up show Good One. He performed at Adelaide Fringe, Brisbane Comedy Festival, Melbourne International Comedy Festival, Perth International Comedy Festival and the Sydney Comedy Store. In 2013 he will make Australia his bitch once more with his new stage show, Hello Bitches, which is already his biggest selling tour with crowds lining up in Adelaide and Melbourne.

Whip-smart and gobsmackingly shocking at times.” The Age

“Highly amusing and right on the money.” Time Out

“The charming, smiling assassin strikes again.” Herald Sun

“White-hot gags.” The Age


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