Tom ballard became the youngest person ever to win the prestigious Melbourne Festival ‘Best Newcomer Award‘.Not long after winning his first competition. A few year on Tom is co-host with Alex Dyson on the popular Triple J Breakfast program – ‘The Tom and Alex show‘. Tom has since performed at the invite only Montreal ‘Just For Laughs Comedy Festival’, The Edinburgh Festival, and every comedy festivals around Australia. You may have also seen him telling jokes on ‘Good News Week’, ‘Spicks’n’Specks’, Adam Hills in ‘Gordon Street Tonight’, ‘Can of Worms’, ‘The Circle’, ‘Triple J TV’, ABC’s ‘The Drum’, or as co-host of ABC TV’s broadcast of ‘Raw Comedy 2011′ with Hannah Gadsby. He also appears regularly as Network 10’s ‘The Project‘ as resident expert.
”Excellent unflinching and at times brutally funny. His natural poise and charming on-stage persona means he appears likely to have a long career ahead”– The Age
”A comedian rightly being touted as one of Australia’s finest new talents”– Chortle [UK]
“Ballard’s material most importantly absolutely kills. It’s tightly paced it’s perfectly delivered and it’s funny as hell”– TimeOut Sydney
“Consistently acutely hilarious”- Herald Sun
With MC Sydney born and raised, James Rochford – described as “Serious discussion that accidentally ends up as comedy”. With a tongue permanently in cheek, his mischievous, satirical, storytelling approach. Fnalist in 2dayfms Australian Comedy God Competition and the Nova 969 Crunchy nut comedy Competition. Moving on become 2 Day FM’s dynamic duo “The Wagon” but tonight Happy Endings will graced with his Radio smooth voice and impossible not to like charm.
And Special Guests