James Colley

James Colley

Satirist, writer, producer, and beloved Australian icon ‘The Big Prawn’. Credits include Gruen, The Weekly, Tomorrow Tonight, Tonightly, Get Krack!n, Hard Quiz and Bravest Warriors.

He’s the author of Too Right published by Allen and Unwin and co-author of Tries, Lies and Meat Pies and Rise from Penguin Randomhouse.

Creator of SBS Comedy’s The Backburner and live podcast Nailed It. He was nominated for a Young Walkley but lost on account of not being a journalist at all.

James Colley

Television

THE WEEKLY
Writer. ABC 2014-current
TOMORROW TONIGHT
Writer. ABC 2018
GET KRACKIN’
Additional writing. ABC 2017-2019
HARD QUIZ
Writer / Social Media. ABC 2016-2017
THE WEEKLY
Social Media. ABC 2014-2017
GRUEN
Associate Producer/Researcher. ABC 2015-Current
THE ROAST
Contributing Writer. ABC2 2014
THE FEED
Contributing Writer. SBS 2014-15

 

Radio

BACKCHAT ON FBI RADIO
Writer, Host. 2014-15
A RATIONAL FEAR ON RADIO NATIONAL
Writer. 2013-14
STOP THE POSTS ON 2SER
Writer, Host. 2013-15

 

Web

THE GUARDIAN
Writer. 2018-2019
THE BIG ISSUE
Writer. 2018
SBS COMEDY ‘BACKBURNER”
Creator / Writer. 2014-2017
A RATIONAL FEAR
Writer. 2014
JUNKEE.COM
Writer. 2013-14

 

Live Performance

NAILED IT
Creator / Host. 2016-2018
A RATIONAL FEAR – SPLENDOR IN THE GRASS
Writer / Performer 2014
A RATIONAL FEAR – FESTIVAL OF THE DANGEROUS IDEAS
Writer 2013-2014
TEDX YOUTH CONFERENCE
Host 2014
ROYAL INSTITUTE OF AUSTRALIA
Performer. Adelaide Fringe 2013

 

Live Performance  – Solo Shows

DIRT BY SEA
Sydney Comedy Festival 2017
STILL EVOLVING
Sydney Comedy Festival 2014
AN APE THAT THINKS HE’S PEOPLE
Sydney Comedy Festival 2013
JAMES COLLEY VS. HIS OWN STUPID BRAIN
Adelaide Fringe / Sydney Fringe 2013
WELCOME TO THE WORLD
Sydney Comedy Festival / Adelaide Fringe 2012

 

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