Lehmo is one of Australia’s most experienced and well-travelled comedians. His live work has seen him headline at comedy clubs for close to twenty years, working all over the globe.
Lehmo has also become Australia’s number one ‘combat comic’, having completed ‘tours of duty’ performing for our troops abroad. These tours have seen Lehmo perform in army bases in East Timor, Iraq, Kuwait, UAE, Afghanistan and two secret countries he’s not allowed to name!
Lehmo is a regular on the festival circuit having performed at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, Perth and Adelaide Fringe Festivals, Brisbane Comedy Festival and the Melbourne International Comedy Festival. These shows have included the following:
Christmas in Baghdad – about doing comedy for our troops
White Line Fever – about Lehmo’s love of sport (particularly the Hawthorn football club)
The Family Lifeboat – about the joy and challenges of new parenthood
In 2018 Lehmo will tour the country with his new stand up show Happy Angry.
Spending over 10 years in radio, Lehmo is best known as co-host of the GOLD 104.3 breakfast show, helping it achieve the No. 1 spot in breakfast radio in Melbourne.
Lehmo is back on the airwaves in 2018 as host of ABC radio’s Grandstand.
Lehmo is no stranger to TV, playing series regular ‘Jim’ in ABC TV’s Utopia. He is a regular panellist on Network Ten’s The Project, and was a core cast member of the much loved Before The Game for over 6 years.
Lehmo pops up occasionally on Have You Been Paying Attention? and featured in roles on It’s A Date, critically acclaimed Please Like Me, and long-running TV series Neighbours (as himself). He has appeared as a guest on Hughesy, We Have A Problem, A League Of Their Own, Can Of Worms, Good News Week, Rove Live, The Circle, The Glasshouse, Hey Hey It’s Saturday and Stand Up Live (UK TV).
Lehmo has had cameos in two feature films, including the Working Dog film Any Questions For Ben?, and comedy That’s Not My Dog!.
Lehmo has a regular column in The House Of Wellness magazine. He has also written for The Herald Sun and The Big Issue. Lehmo released his first book, a memoir titled This Shirt Won’t Iron Itself, in 2017.
Lehmo has performed for businesses big and small throughout Australia and south-east Asia. These functions have included AGMs, team bonding days, Christmas dinners, conferences and the list goes on.
Having spent ten years working in the corporate world as a chartered accountant Lehmo is perfectly qualified for any such function. Lehmo knows exactly what it takes to put a smile on a corporate face.
He’s even completed an entire festival show on the subject – the critically acclaimed Taxing Lyrical.
“Lehmo is to be congratulated for his preparation and delivery as it resulted in a super gig and we had lots of positive feedback from a potentially tough audience. At a charity golf day there was nothing below par in Lehmo’s performance! We greatly appreciate his support for our Foundation and do not take this for granted. He will do us any day.”
Mark McGill – General Manager, McGuinness McDermott Foundation
“I have been meaning to email you all day to thank both you and Lehmo. I’m pretty sure it was the most successful event in the 2 years the Committee has been organising these functions in terms of numbers attending, and we received lots of positive feedback afterwards. I think all of us could relate to some of the things Lehmo dreaded about being a “professional”, which made the talk relevant as well as very funny.”
Stephanie Burke, Young Professionals of South Australia
“A rare talent who hits the target every time”
The List, Glasgow
“Lehmo hands out the laughs in an inspired and memorable fashion”
The Advertiser, Adelaide
ABC GRANDSTAND – Weekend AFL Host 2018
TRIPLE M – Regular Guest, Roo & Ditts (Adelaide Breakfast Show) & Kennedy Molloy (National Drive Show) 2018
GOLD 104.3 – Jo & Lehmo Breakfast Show 2016-2017
GOLD 104.3 – Brig & Lehmo Breakfast Show 2012-2015
MIX 101.1 – Mix Mornings with Brig & Lehmo 2009-2011
TRIPLE M – Wil & Lehmo Drive Show 2007-2008
HUGHESY, WE HAVE A PROBLEM (Series 1)
Guest. Network TEN / Screentime Pty Ltd 2018
UTOPIA (Series 3)
Role: Jim. Dir: Rob Sitch, ABC TV 2017
Panellist. Network TEN 2011-Current
HAVE YOU BEEN PAYING ATTENTION?
Guest. Network TEN 2014-2016
UTOPIA (Series 2)
Role: Jim. Dir: Rob Sitch, ABC TV 2015
IT’S A DATE (Series 2)
Role: Flasher. Dir: Jonathan Brough, ABC TV 2014
PLEASE LIKE ME
Role: Plumber. Dir: Matthew Saville, ABC TV 2014
UTOPIA (Series 1)
Role: Jim. Dir: Rob Sitch, ABC TV 2014
IT’S A DATE (Series 1)
Role: MC 2. Dir: Jonathan Brough, ABC TV 2013
A LEAGUE OF THEIR OWN
Guest. Network TEN 2013
CAN OF WORMS
Guest. Dir: John Smith, Watercooler Media 2013
GOOD NEWS WEEK
Guest. Dir: Martin Coombes, Network TEN 2011
Guest. Dir: Chris Adshead, Network TEN 2010
BEFORE THE GAME
Panellist. Network TEN 2003-2013
THAT’S NOT MY DOG!
Role: Himself. Dir: Dean Murphy, That’s Not My Dog Pty Ltd 2017
ANY QUESTIONS FOR BEN?
Role: Brian. Dir: Rob Sitch, Working Dog 2012
KARAOKE NOMAD SQUAD (Short)
Role: Teddy Tune (Voice). Dir: Huy Nguyen, People’s Republic of Animation 2003