Gary Eck, Co-Director Happy Feet 2, ARIA AWARD nomination & Tropfest Winner, is one of Australia’s most popular stand-up comedians, performing from Edinburgh to Paris to New York and London. As seen on ‘Spicks and Specks’ Mick Molloy’s ‘The Nation’and The Movie hot ‘Boytown’ and recently co-directed with Academy Award winning director George Miller on ‘Happy Feet 2.
Regularly heard on NOVA, 2WS, MMM and ABC 702’s Thank God It’s Friday with Richard Glover. These days you don’t catch the incredibly busy Gary Eck often in a comedy club, so make sure you don’t miss it!
With Ben Darsow, Darsow combines intelligent observations with regular moments of improvised gold to create a refreshingly individual brand of standup.
“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
“great command of observational humour…his delivery left me in stitches…a fantastic treat” – Colo soul (WA)
“the real deal, one of those few fellows that genuinely just have funny bones, a larrikin who is clever and relatable with solid observational premises. A star, mark my words.” – Chortle Aus/NZ (Perth)
“a hidden gem…hilarious and self deprecating comedy gold” – The Groggy Squirrel
“go see his solo show before he gets too famous.” – Independent Weekly (Adelaide)
“a genuinely funny bugger.” – The Advertiser
“indeed a funny bugger. You almost don’t realise how funny he is until you feel your face hurting from having grinned non-stop for an hour.” – Adelaide Theatre Guide