Heath Franklin is here at Happy Endings to tear the place apart! Logie-nominated Australian actor, comedic performer, improviser and writer.
Best known for his comedy character Chopper, originally created for Network 10’s The Ronnie Johns Half Hour. Since 2007, Franklin, as Chopper, has sold over 130,000 tickets across Australia, New Zealand and the UK.
In 2012, Franklin debuted his new Chopper Vs Heath Franklin, adding new characters to his armoury, including pisstakes of food critic Matt Preston and Man Vs Wild’s Bear Grylls before touring his Chopper’s ‘A Hard Bastard’s Guide to Life’ throughout Australia, NZ and to the UK. Heath also appeared in Andrew Denton’s Randling on ABC TV and starred alongside Flight of The Conchord’s Jemaine Clement in the feature film The Predicament.
‘Australia’s funniest comedy character’. ★★★★★ – Sunday Mail
‘Franklin is a true comedy talent’.★★★★ – The Age
‘This is a top hour of uproariously entertaining comedy… packed with good gags and ‘so wrong it’s right’ moments’. – Chortle (uk)
With Sean Woodland tells jokes that make people laugh. He burst onto the Sydney Comedy scene in formidable style, in his first year of comedy won the ‘Quest for the Best’, Australia’s richest open mic comedy competition. He also won the iconic Crows Nest Hotel comedy competition in the same year. Sean also made the RAW Comedy state final and then finished runner-up in the nationally acclaimed Green Faces comedy competition.
A genuine, authentic character, rich in experiences, Sean is more passionate about his pursuit of comic excellence than he ever was about being a public servant or sex toy salesman. Sean’s material is classic comedy, with rapid fire relentless delivery of well-crafted jokes is always a winning formula.
With a joke per minute rate rarely seen on a stage, Sean Woodland’s is a comic that will stay with you for a while.
Just some of Sean’s accolades..
★★★★ Four Stars “Has more than the average number of laughs up his sleeve…Do Woodland and yourself a favour and get along.”- The Adelaide Advertiser Feb 17th 2014
“His understated punchlines and observations will resonate for a long time” – RipitUp, Feb 2014
• Winner – ‘Quest for the Best’
• State finalist RAW Comedy Competition
• Runner up in the Green Faces Comedy Competition
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