hello there! my name’s tom and i’m an australian comedian just trying to find his way in this crazy world.

i used to cohost the triple j breakfast show, tom & alex, i do quite a bit of live stand up, and i hosted the show reality check on abc tv.

welcome to my website. here you can find out a little bit more about me, read my blog, check out any upcoming gigs i may have, check out my free podcastsign up to the mailing list and just generally have a good time.

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74 – Josie Long


Comedian Josie Long makes me feel better about the world. She is a ball of delightful, charming and passionate energy whose comedy is hilarious and socially conscious and life-affirming.

In this chat, recorded backstage at the lovely Soho Theatre, Josie and I chat about how she became more politically active, the trickiness of “helping” in the right way, the UK Labour leadership, austerity, art, privilege and voting for what you believe in.

Plus a few Kurt Vonnegut quotes for good measure.

Boundless Plains To Share at the Belvoir Theatre, January 2017

The Little Dum Dum Club LIVE in Adelaide



Hope In The Dark by Rebecca Solnit

Hack Live: Aussie Patriots

Cause of the Week: Arts Emergency (arts-emergency.org)

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Edinburgh Comedy Awards 2016


You guys my show The World Keeps Happening got nominated for the 2016 lastminute.com Edinburgh Comedy Awards. How bloody ridiculous.

It was a true honour to be up there alongside the likes of Nish KumarAl PorterKieran Hodgson, Richard Gadd, James Acaster and my fellow Australians Zoe Coombs-Marr and Randy. A huge congrats to Richard for taking out the big prize, rendering the rest of us worthless losers.

Sincerest thank yous to Assembly Festival, Token Artists, the Pinder family, my flyerers, my techs Nikolai and Jamie, my family and of course all of you out there who actually came and watched the thing. I’m a lucky laddy indeed.