After a white-bred, middle class upbringing, Chris turned out an arty-trendy sort of try hard, and a magnet for dominant women. A product of his environment, Chris lives a life of weird repetitions with no time for rational thought.
His sharp-witted and daringly clever act has seen him steadily climb the comic ladder. In 1998 he won the title of The Comedian of the Year at the famous Harold Park Hotel in Sydney, past winners include the Umbilical Brothers, Flacco, Carl Barron and Kenny Graham. Chris was also successful in taking out the Grand Final for the 1999 Triple J Raw Comedy Competition, in Melbourne, which earned him a trip to Edinburgh Comedy Festival.
Chris’ clever, provocative and original style of comedy is guaranteed to crack them up where ever he goes.
“…has audiences begging for mercy”
“Excellent, must see!”
“Chris has more character than a Disney movie”
-Time Off Magazine
As an already accomplished author and journalist, David Smiedt began delighting audiences with his brand of warm and inclusive stand-up comedy in the mid-naughties. Now he is a regular fixture on both the the Australian comedy circuit and in print in all the top selling Australian magazines and even manages to produces a new book every couple of years.
David is very versatile. In fact, he is the only journalist in Australian publishing history to be in concurrent issues of lads-mag Ralph and Your Garden.
He has penned six humorous books, he is an outstanding MC and was described by Adam Hills as “a living breathing joke machine”.
“The sharpest, wittiest and most genuinely funny observations you will find.”
-The Sydney Morning Herald
“Stylish and funny”
-The Sunday Times (UK)