Ryan Shelton

Ryan Shelton

In 2003 Ryan first joined up with friends Hamish Blake, Andy Lee and Tim Bartley to make a sketch/variety show for Channel 31 called Radio Karate. A year later he rejoined Hamish & Andy at Channel 7 to be a writer for The Hamish & Andy Show.

While at Channel 7, Ryan met comedian Chris Lilley, and helped him write the cult mockumentary series We Can Be Heroes: Finding the Australian of the Year.

In 2006 Ryan again teamed up with his Radio Karate friends to write and perform in the 8 part comedy series, Real Stories on Channel 10.

Since 2007 Ryan has appeared as a guest on a number of TV and radio shows including Thank God You’re Here, Spicks & Specks, Triple M radio show Get This and also co-hosted a nationally syndicated breakfast radio show across the Today Network for 2 weeks.

Ryan started as a regular cast member on Rove in 2007 with a segment called ‘Rydeas’, which continued on into 2008 with a new segment called “Investigationing” and then in 2009, became “Philosophisationing”. 2008 also saw Ryan co-host the weekly radio show on NOVA, Ryan & Monty, which was networked to Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Perth and Adelaide between 10am-12noon every Saturday morning. Between 2009 and 2010 he co-hosted NOVA’s national drive shift, Ryan, Monty & Wippa.

Between 2011 and 2014, Ryan jetted across the globe producing and starring in all four Gap Year seasons for Nine Network – Hamish & Andy’s Gap Year in the USA, Hamish & Andy’s Euro Gap Year, Hamish & Andy’s Gap Year Asia and Hamish & Andy’s Gap Year: South America.

Ryan has appeared in films Scumbus and Border Protection Squad and in 2013, he co-wrote and appeared in series 1 of It’s A Date and was delighted to co-write again with Peter Helliar on series 2. In 2014 Ryan covered the ‘mat leave’ position for Zoe Foster Blake, writing a weekly column for Sunday Style and in 2015 he released the third season of his 8-part comedy series on Instagram, CLIFF, which he wrote and stars in.

Ryan continues to work alongside his Radio Karate team and writes regularly for online magazine Broadsheet. Most recently, Ryan appeared on True Story with Hamish & Andy, on which he is also executive producer and writer. He reprised his role of BERNARD in series 2 of Network TEN drama series The Wrong Girl based on the best-selling novel by Zoë Foster Blake, and starred in his own online comedy shorts How to Life for UK broadcaster Channel 4.

Ryan Shelton

Television

THE WRONG GIRL (Series 2)
Role: Bernard. Dir: Mat King. Playmaker TWG2 SPV Pty Ltd 2017
TRUE STORY WITH HAMISH & ANDY (Season 1)
Role: Emidio. ST Productions Pty Ltd 2017
HOW TO LIFE (Web Production)
Role: Self. Dir: Tim Bartley, Stand Up Productions Pty Ltd 2016
THE WRONG GIRL
Role: Bernard. Dir: Daina Reid, Mat King & Jennifer Leacey, Playmaker TWG SPV Pty Ltd 2016
LUKE WARM SEX
Role: Gonorrhoea. Dir: Hayden Guppy, ABC TV 2016
IT’S A DATE
Role: Ben. Dir: Jonathan Brough, Princess Pictures 2015
ABOUT TONIGHT
Guest. Ch 31 2015
HAMISH & ANDY’S GAP YEAR SOUTH AMERICA
Guest / Producer / Writer. Radio Karate 2014
HAMISH & ANDY’S GAP YEAR ASIA
Guest / Producer / Writer. Radio Karate 2013
HAMISH & ANDY’S EURO GAP YEAR
Guest / Producer / Writer. Radio Karate 2012
TWENTYSOMETHING
Role: Billy’s Mate. Dir: Paul Currie, High Wire Films 2011
HAMISH & ANDY’S GAP YEAR
Guest / Producer / Writer. Radio Karate 2011
YOU HAVE BEEN WATCHING
Guest. Southern Star / Endemol 2011
COMEDY’S BIGGEST THURSDAY EVER (TV Movie)
Host. Dir: Anthony Warrington, FOXTEL 2009
ROVE LIVE
Regular Cast Member / Writer. Network TEN 2007 – 2009
SPICKS & SPECKS
Guest. ABC TV 2008
THANK GOD YOU’RE HERE
Guest. Working Dog 2006 – 2007
REAL STORIES
Role: Various / Co-Creator / Writer. Dir: Tim Bartley, Network TEN / Roving Enterprises 2006
HAMISH & ANDY
Role: Various / Writer. Dir: Jon Olb & Matthew Saville, 7 Network 2004

 

Film

BORDER PROTECTION SQUAD
Role: Danny Clayson. Dir: Ed Kavalee, EHK Productions 2015
SCUMBUS
Role: Daniel Werner. Dir: Luke Tierney, EHK Productions 2012

 

Writing

TRUE STORY WITH HAMISH & ANDY (Season 1)
ST Productions Pty Ltd 2017
IT’S A DATE – Series 1 & 2
Princess Pictures 2013 – 2014
HAMISH & ANDY’S GAP YEAR SOUTH AMERICA
Radio Karate 2014
HAMISH & ANDY’S GAP YEAR ASIA
Radio Karate 2013
HAMISH & ANDY’S EURO GAP YEAR
Radio Karate 2012
HAMISH & ANDY’S GAP YEAR
Radio Karate 2011
ROVE LIVE
Network TEN 2007 – 2009
WE CAN BE HEROES
ABC / Princess Pictures 2005
HAMISH & ANDY
7 Network 2004

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