Gavin Baskerville

Gavin Baskerville
Gavin Baskerville

Beginning his career in Perth in 1999 as a national finalist in Raw Comedy competition, Gavin moved to Melbourne in 2000 and cut his comedy teeth performing at iconic comedy rooms alongside Australia’s top comedians.

He has written, produced and performed in ten Melbourne International Comedy Festivals and has been a featured performer in five Hobart Comedy Festivals.

Gavin has also appeared on Channel 10’s 7PM Project and The Comedy Channel’s Stand-Up Australia, has performed around Australia and overseas, featured in a number of TV commercials and has been a regular guest on ABC radio and 7HOFM in Hobart. He has supported international comedians including Tommy Tiernan, Jeff Green and ‘Weird Al’ Yankovic and is a regular headline comedian on the Carnival Spirit and Carnival Legend cruise ships.

In 2005 Gavin was a recipient of the Brian McCarthy Memorial Moosehead Award for his show As Seen on TV.

Gavin is an experienced MC, support act and feature performer. He has been described as ‘laconic and likeable’ and he will ‘make you laugh twice as hard as you thought possible’.

“Well polished. Had the room belly laughing.”
-Herald Sun

“His material is funny. His delivery is funny. And his face is funny.”
-Australian Stage