Matt Okine & Stu Macpherson
Matt Okine, began his career in 2004, at the age of 18 when he became a National finalist for Triple J’s Raw Comedy competition.
He then took out the Brisbane New Comic of the Year competition, in 2006 and performed on “Rove Live” which preceded his sell-out run at the Melbourne Comedy Festival (2008). He was then chosen to be part of NBC’s hit show, “Last Comic Standing” and since has supported the likes of Dave Chappelle and Aziz Ansari.
Matthew’s skills don’t lie solely in the world of comedy. He graduated from QUT with a Bachelor of Fine Arts (Acting) and has appeared countless times on Australian Television, from Channel 7’s All Saints and Nickelodeon’s H20 to ABC2’s “I Rock”, and SBS’s “The Squiz”.
Early in 2014 Matt joined the Triple J breakfast team reinforcing the upward trajectory of his popularity.
Stu started his comedy career in 2003 at Wollongong Uni Bar and has been performing all over the country ever since. He’s done all the major festivals, like Melbourne Comedy Festival, and he even started his own festival in Wollongong. He is also one of the fine folks who is responsible for the Craic House comedy club in the Gong, which put on a quality show every 2nd Friday and the Builder’s Basement.
Stu finds humour where many dare not go. He pokes a sharp stick at everything and everyone including camping, dolphins and the homeless. He has a mortgage a young child and an ex-wife. Comedy Bucket list complete.