With Daniel Townes, one of the country’s hottest prospects he has taken his gags global, he is one of Australia’s youngest international comedians, being a regular at the Melbourne International Comedy Festival, Sydney’s Comedy Festival, The Edinburgh Festival Fringe and the prestigious invite only Just for Laughs Comedy Festival in Montreal, Seen on Good News Week, The Comedy Channel, The NRL Footy Show and Stand Up! (ABCTV)
With his laidback style of stand-up, Townes has won over audiences worldwide, having performed in Singapore, Germany, Spain, Ireland, South Africa, Canada, Holland, and all over the UK. In Australia, he’s worked everywhere from Mildura to Broken Hill and Griffith to Wodonga.
Shortlisted for both the People’s Choice Award and title of Sydney’s Best Comedian in the 2011 Time Out Magazine Awards during the Sydney Comedy Festival.
With Ben Darsow combines intelligent observations with regular moments of improvised gold to create a refreshingly individual brand of standup. Reviewed during his totally sold out 2013 Adelaide Fringe Festival Show with a glowing 4 star rating. Don’t Miss this Star in the Making. “Ben Darsow is a champion – seriously funny” **** The Advertiser, March 2013
“claims of ‘next big thing’ can be tiresome, but in Ben’s case are genuine…if you don’t know who Ben is now, you will” – What’s on Sydney
“go see his solo show before he gets too famous.” – Independent Weekly (Adelaide)
“a genuinely funny bugger.” – The Advertiser
“a hidden gem…hilarious and self deprecating comedy gold” – The Groggy Squirrel