Rob Hunter is a comedian and writer who has written for various TV shows including Rosehaven (ABC), The Weekly (ABC), Hard Quiz (ABC), The Yearly (ABC), Get Krack!n (ABC), Spicks & Specks (ABC), Aftertaste (ABC), RoveLIVE (TEN), Dang It To Heck (ABC iview), You’re Skitting Me (ABC3) and Problems (ABC).
An accomplished stand-up, Rob has toured extensively throughout Australia and the UK, performing at various festivals and with the Melbourne International Comedy Festival Roadshow. His shows have received multiple outstanding reviews and award nominations including a Golden Gibbo (MICF) nomination for his show Moosecow.
As well as stand-up and television writing, Rob also wrote a play called Special Detective, which he performed with his pal Luke McGregor. The peculiar show was described as “An absolute gem… simultaneously sophisticated and silly” – Chortle (UK).
Rob also presents a bizarre talk and sketch show called Late O’clock, which can be seen on his Youtube channel. The show was an immediate cult hit and boasts a guest list including Hannah Gadsby, Wil Anderson, Celia Pacquola, Frank Woodley, Ryan “Toadfish” Moloney and many others. “It’s corker stuff!” –The Age.
Alongside animator Chris Edser, Rob is the co-creator and head writer of animated sketch series Dang It To Heck!, which was nominated for Best Australian Animation at Melbourne Web Fest 2016 and subsequently released on ABC iview.
A prolific producer of content, Rob has written more than 100 articles for various publications, most notably SBS Comedy where his pop culture and topical articles were some of the most widely read on the website.
As well as writing and creating his own material, Rob is consistently engaged as a consultant and script doctor for some of Australia’s most well-known comedians and producers.
“Writing talent to burn” – Chortle (UK)
THE WEEKLY WITH CHARLIE PICKERING
Thinkative TV/ABC, 2020-2023
Season 6, 7, 8, 9
Closer Productions/ABC, 2021-2022
Seasons 1-2 (Episodes 1-12)
Thinkative TV/ABC, 2020-2022
Season 5, 7, 8
THE YEARLY WITH CHARLIE PICKERING
Thinkative TV/ABC, 2020-2022
Guesswork Television/Sundance TV/ABC, 2016-2021
Writer – Season 4 (Episode 7)
Writer – Season 5 (Episode 5)
Contributing Writer/Script Consultant – Seasons 1-5
Katering Productions/ABC, 2017
Season 1 (Episodes 2, 4, 5, 6, 8)
YOU’RE SKITTING ME
Guesswork Television/ABC, 2012
Season 1 (Episodes 1-4)
SPICKS AND SPECKS
Roving Enterprises/Network 10, 2009
THE TIME TRAVELLER’S GUIDE TO NOT DYING
MOMENTS OF CLARITY
Season 1 (Episodes 1-36)
DANG IT TO HECK
Co-Creator/Head Writer/Voice Actor
*Nominated ‘Best Australian Animation’ – Melbourne Web Fest 2016
*Nominated ‘Best Animation’ – Rio Web Fest 2016
THE COMEDY HOUR
ABC Radio, 2008
UNCLE ROB’S 10 CENT COMEDY SHOW
Adelaide Fringe & MICF 2018
MICF 2011 – Current
Adelaide Fringe & MICF 2008
*Judges’ Commendation – Adelaide Fringe 2008
*Nominated – MICF Golden Gibbo 2008
ROB HUNTER IS SHOES?
Adelaide Fringe & MICF 2007
*Nominated – Adelaide Fringe Best Emerging Talent 2007