With his accessible humour and free flowing style, Dave’s success as a comic has quickly broadened into a range of performance credits on TV, radio and stage.
Dave hosted the first 3 seasons of Channel 31’s Studio A in Victoria seeing the show through to win ‘Best Live Show’ and ‘Most Outstanding Program of The Year’ at the 2009 Channel 31 Antenna Awards.
Since then he has been a guest on Network Ten’s Talkin’ ‘bout Your Generation a regular guest on Good News Week, was a regular on The Circle has been seen on two Melbourne International Comedy Festival Gala’s, as well as being a guest on ABC TV’s Spicks and Specks, Agony Uncles and Agony of Life. You also could have seen him covering various stories for The Project, which has seen him interview the likes of Anne Hathaway, Owen Wilson, Jake Gyllenhall and Andy Murray.
His solo debut performance at the 2007 Melbourne International Comedy Festival garnered a nomination for ‘Best Newcomer’ for his show Euromission and he has returned to the Comedy Festival each year since.
Following the success of these seasons, 2009 also saw his debut performance at the Edinburgh Fringe with Allow Me To Introduce Myself. Dave’s success and sell-out shows also saw him invited to the prestigious Just For Laughs festival in Montreal in 2010, before heading over for his second season at the Edinburgh Fringe with A Different Type of Normal and wrapping up his international touring for the year at the Nando’s Cape Town Comedy Festival in South Africa where he again performed in 2011. In 2013, Dave’s most recent solo show, Tall and Pointy, has already been a smash hit on the Australian comedy festival circuit.
If this wasn’t enough, Dave can also be seen acting on our small screens; landing roles in shows such as Channel 9’s smash hit House Husbands and more recently in ABC TV’s Upper Middle Bogan.
Dave’s 2010 solo show, A Different Type of Normal has been released on DVD through Madman Entertainment and from August 2012 to June 2013, you heard him each weekday across the country on the Today Network on his national radio show Mamamia Today with co-host Em Rusciano.
Dave can be now be seen each Wednesday night alongside Tom Gleeson, Meshel Laurie and Tommy Little on Network Ten’s brand new much anticipated panel show This Week Live which is a look at the week in the world through the eyes of some of Australia’s best comedians.
Dave is a Sagittarian who enjoys long walks in the park and getting caught in the rain.
“don’t miss this” ★★★★★ Scotsman
“He’s razor sharp and very funny”. Inpress
“A quick and self deprecating wit…an engaging comic with a truly Australian take on life” The Age