Former JJJ breakfast host Tom Ballard became the youngest person ever to win the prestigious Melbourne Festival ‘Best Newcomer Award‘. 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 festival 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 Mike Klimczak Born in Sydney, raised in Melbourne, lives in Adelaide. Mike started at the top and worked his way down.
Starting in comedy six years ago, Mike now headlines and hosts shows all around Australia with material that is not offensive, but truly hilarious. Audiences applaud his rapid punchlines that show great insight into all of our lives.
**** – Adelaide Fringe Festival
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