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 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 / Social Media – ABC, 2014-Current
GRUEN
Associate Producer/Researcher – ABC, 2015
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

A RATIONAL FEAR
Writer, 2014
SBS COMEDY ‘BACKBURNER”
Creator/ Writer, 2014-15
JUNKEE.COM
Writer, 2013-14

Live Performance

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

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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