Simon Taylor is an Australian standup comedian based in Melbourne and LA. He is the TV host on Channel 31’s flagship show Live on Bowen along with That Startup Show and Beat Streets with Simon Taylor. He was a writer for The Tonight Show with Jay Leno until its completion and also wrote for Shaun Micallef’s Mad as Hell on the ABC.
Simon has toured the world with his standup in places diverse as New York, Albuquerque, Singapore and Cambodia. Time Out describes him as “a shooting star of the comedy scene”, The Age depicts him as “a master of timing” and he is a recipient of The Butterfly Club’s prestigious Under Our Wing Award, previously won by Tim Minchin and Sammy J.
He has also recorded a standup album called “Simon Taylor – Funny” available online.
Since storming the Adelaide Fringe and Melbourne International Comedy Festival in 2000, this Multi Award winning comedian is now veteran of well over a decade of international comedy festivals. Mickey D has performed across the UK, throughout Europe and the States and acquired an impressive list of TV and radio credits.
Mickey D combines his boundless energy, infectious smile and killer wit to produce world-class comedy. He is a brilliant natural comic and amiable host – Mickey burst onto the comedy scene as a 17 year old and made an immediate impact, storming the national finals of Raw Comedy. Today, Mickey is recognized as a truly International comedian.
Comedian, husband, dad and above average armchair athlete, Mick will have you laughing ’til you hurt.
“He’s a natural on stage”
“He powers through the show with a supercharged energy”