Lewis Hobba

Lewis Hobba

Lewis Hobba is a comedian, writer, and presenter and host of triple j’s Drive show, Hobba and Hing.

He got his start in TV on ABC’s Hungry Beast and has written and directed TV for The Comedy Channel, Network Ten and the ABC.

Lewis has appeared on shows such as Spicks and Specks, The Feed, Gruen Transfer and The Chaser’s Media Circus. He also co-hosts the political comedy podcast A Rational Fear (nominated for Best Comedy at the Australian Podcast Awards this year), which performs live shows around the country from Splendour in the Grass to the Sydney Opera House.

Lewis Hobba

Radio

TRIPLE J DRIVE – Hobba & Hing, Current
TRIPLE J DRIVE – Veronica & Lewis, 2015-2020
FBi A RATIONAL FEAR Regular Guest, 2012
TRIPLE J 2-6AM – Presenter, 2010 –2011

 

Television

CELEBRITY NAME GAME
Guest. Fremantle Media Australia Pty Limited 2019                        
JAYS OF OUR LIVES
Guest. Backseat Rebel 2017
THE CHASER’S MEDIA CIRCUS (Series 2)
Guest. Giant Dwarf 2015
THE CHASER’S MEDIA CIRCUS (Series 1)
Guest. Giant Dwarf 2014
BACK SEAT DRIVERS
Guest. Duff Productions 2014
SPICKS & SPECKS (Series 8)
Guest. Dir: Jon Olb, ABC TV 2014
HUNGRY BEAST (Series 3)
Regular Cast Member. Dir: Nathan Earl, Zapruder’s Other Films 2011
THE JOY OF SETS
Guest. Zapruder’s Other Films 2011
HUNGRY BEAST (Series 2)
Regular Cast Member. Dir: Nathan Earl, Zapruder’s Other Films 2010
HUNGRY BEAST (Series 1)
Regular Cast Member. Dir: Nathan Earl, Zapruder’s Other Films 2009
THE TROPHY ROOM
Guest. Dir: Mark FitzGerald, ABC TV 2011

 

Live Performance

STORYCLUB
Regular Performer. Giant Dwarf, 2014 – Present
BACKS TO THE WALL
Solo Show. Melbourne International Comedy Festival & Sydney Comedy Festival 2014
A RATIONAL FEAR
Regular Guest. 2012 – 2014
RAW COMEDY
Melbourne International Comedy Festival 2009

 

Director

MARS 500
Fresh Blood Finalist. ABC iView, Screen Australia & Guesswork Television 2017
DONNATELEGRAMS
Fresh Blood Finalist. ABC / Screen Australia 2014
OFF THEIR BLOODY ROCKERS
Granada Media. 2011
SECOND COMING
Victorian College of The Arts (VCA). 2008
TERMINAL
Victorian College of The Arts (VCA). Screened: Melbourne International Comedy Festival 2008
TALL POPPY SYNDROME SOCIETY
RMIT. 2007

 

Producer

CAN OF WORMS (Series 2-3)
VT Producer. Zapruder’s Other Films 2012-2013

 

Writer

MARS 500 (Fresh Blood Finalist)
ABC iView, Screen Australia & Guesswork Television 2017
HUNGRY BEAST (Series 1-3)
Zapruder’s Other Films 2009 – 2011
GOOD NEWS WEEK (Series 9)
GNW TV Productions 2010

 

Film

WORK TO RULE (Short)
Role: Fred Aims. Dir: Gregory Erdstein, 2008
TALL POPPY SYNDROME SOCIETY (Short)
Role: Charlie. 2007
Winner: Kino Dendy Award for Outstanding Achievement in Comedy

 

Training

ABC AND ZAPRUDER’S OTHER FILMS
One Month Training Intensive 2009
VICTORIAN COLLEGE OF THE ARTS (VCA)
Post Graduate Diploma of Film and Television 2008
RMIT
Bachelor of Communication, Media, Film and Television Major 2007

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