Tom GleesonEnquire Now!
TOPICS: MC, COMEDY
In 2009, Tom Gleeson is performing his stand up show GOING AT IT WITH A BIG STICK at the Adelaide Fringe, Brisbane Comedy Festival and Melbourne International Comedy Festival. His stand up has been nominated for a Helpmann Award and he won the Piece of Wood Comedian’s Choice Award at the 2008 Melbourne Comedy Festival.
You might know Tom as the Australian Fast Bowler from the Comedy Channel’s AFI nominated comedy show, Skithouse, or as a regular on Channel Seven’s The Morning Show. He has also appeared on Rove, Sunrise, Good News Week and the Melbourne International Comedy Festival Gala.
You may have also heard Tom Gleeson on Mix 101.1 Melbourne’s Breakfast Show. He got his start in radio as half of the Tom & Subby Show that first appeared on Triple J before it moved to Triple M where it was nominated for an Australian Commercial Radio Award.
Tom has also been published by UNSW Press with his book Playing Poker with the SAS: A Comedy Tour of Iraq and Afghanistan. This follows up his story The Italian Job. It appears in Take Me With You a collection of tales of long distance love edited by Sarah MacDonald for Random House.
As a stand up, there is not much Tom Gleeson hasn’t done. He has performed at all three major comedy festivals in Melbourne, Edinburgh and Montreal several times. He has also performed at the Sydney Opera House, every capital city in Australia, London, New York, Los Angeles, Singapore, Jakarta as well as entertaining the troops in Iraq and Afghanistan. He was also selected to perform as part of the Melbourne Comedy Festival Roadshow in 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006 and 2007.
Based in VIC – travels everywhere