COMEDIAN / ENTERTAINER / HOST / WRITER
‘Mickey D’ is a brilliant natural comic and amiable host, conquering everything from comedy bear pits to kids’ festivals. He is the creator, producer and host of THE PHATCAVE – the Massively Popular, Infamous, Late Night comedy show, born out of the Edinburgh Festival.
‘A natural born performer’ – The List – UK
Circa 98 -Mickey D burst onto the comedy scene as a 17 year old and made an immediate impact, storming the national finals of JJJ’s Raw Comedy. He was then selected to be part of the “Melbourne Comedy Festival’s” first ever “Comedy Zone” line up. Today Mickey is recognized as a truly International comedian.
‘..Fast becoming a legend on the world comedy tour as much for his antics off stage as on stage..’ – NZ Herald
Proudly South Australian at all costs, Cricket mad, former 1st XVIII captain, KFC reject and banned from High-school Debating team, this Multi Award winning comedian has performed at no less than 8 Edinburgh festivals, twice being asked to perform at The Montreal Comedy festival. In 2007 he pulled off the comedy grand slam of Montreal, Edinburgh, Melbourne, Auckland & his hometown Adelaide, the later awarding him the ‘Best Show’ gong for which he was again short-listed in 2008 and 2009.
‘..but the evenings brightest spark is Mickey D, a loud demonstrative Australian with a masterful command of his audience and a quick wit.’ – The Scotsman
Mickey has worked the globe with stints in such as far-flung locales as, Johannesburg, Zagreb, Kigali, New York, London, Brussels, Amsterdam and Dublin not mention favorites Wellington and Auckland where he was voted Best International guest two years running by the NZ comedy guild.
‘The prodigal son returns to deliver a knock-out hour of surprisingly strong impact…he’s a natural on stage’ – The Advertiser
TV credits include the Comedychannel, Channel 7, ABC TV in Australia and in the UK – BBC2’s ‘Comedy Shuffle’ – ‘Street Cred Soduko on UKTV Gold.’ South Africa- SABC’s hit travel show “Going Nowhere Slowly” and Documentary “Gorillas in our Midst” 2009. NZ – highly popular panel Show 7Days and TVNZ comedy series. “A Night At The Classic”.
“Mickey himself doesn’t hold back, on his delivery as well as his subject matter. He powers through the show with a supercharged energy ” – Chortle.co.uk