Bio

Josh Earl is an award winning comedian, cake enthusiast and host of TV show Spicks and Specks. He has consistently moved through the ranks of the comedy world, sharing stages with the likes of Tim Minchin, Russell Kane and Arj Barker. As a solo artist he now sports nine sold out festival seasons and is a favourite with festival audiences all over the country.

His most popular offerings have been Josh Earl is a Librarian, which toured through Perth, Brisbane, Adelaide and Melbourne, and Josh Earl vs. The Australian Women’s Weekly Cake Book, which toured pretty much everywhere and earned him the award of the Best Comedy of The Perth Fringe

Not only does Josh host Spicks and Specks he also writes for it and has appeared all over the place on Triple J, Triple R, ABC Local Radio 774, Talkin’ ‘Bout Your Generation (Channel Ten), Mad As Hell (ABC TV), Adam Hills Tonight (ABC TV) and the Melbourne International Comedy Festival Allstars Gala.

 

TV

2014 Spicks and Specks (Host – 26 episodes)

2013 Adam Hills Tonight ABC1 (Musical Guest)

2012  Talkin’ ‘bout Your Generation Channel Ten (panelist)

2011  Spicks and Specks ABC TV (panelist)

2010  The Melbourne International Comedy Festival Allstars Gala Channel Ten (Stand Up)

2010  The Circle  Channel Ten (Stand Up and interview)

2010  The Breast Darn Show in Town The Comedy Channel (Stand Up)

 

Radio

2009 – present  3RRR Lime Champions Co-host, writer and performer

2012  3RRR Breakfasters regular segment Josh Earl’s Bucket List

2012  ABC 774 Drive guest for Comedy Debate

2011 JJJ Hack  Guest

2011 3RRR Breakfasters regular segment TV Reviews

2011 ABC774 Comedy Bites stand up spot and interview

2010 3RRR Summer Breakasters Co-host

2010 ABC774 Comedy Bites stand up spot

2009 JJJ  Like a Version segment and interview

2009  ABC774  Comedy Bites stand up spot

 

Stage

2012 Josh Earl is XXX – Melbourne International Comedy Festival (MICF)

– Brisbane Comedy Festival (BCF)

2012 Josh Earl vs The Australian Women’s Weekly Childrens Birthday Cake Book     – Perth Fringe Festival

– Regional Arts Victoria Tour

2012  MICF Roadshow – NSW and QLD

2011 Josh Earl’s Love Song’s and Dedications – MICF and BCF

2011 Melbourne Writers Festival – guest

2011 Hobart Comedy Festival

2011 Southbound Music Festival – Comedy spot

2010  JEvAWWCBCB – Adelaide Fringe Festival, BCF and MICF

2010  MICF Roadshow – WA, SA, VIC, Singapore

2010  Melbourne Writers Festival – guest

2010  Hobart Comedy Festival

2010  Falls Festival – Comedy Spot

2009  Josh Earl is XXVII – MICF

2009  MICF Roadshow – QLD, TAS

2009  Melbourne Writers Festival – guest

2009  Emerging Writers Festival – Curator of Nick Cave Tribute Night

2008  Josh Earl in Where Did I Come From? – MICF

2008  Josh Earl is a Librarian – Adelaide Fringe Festival

2008  MICF Roadshow – VIC

2008  Melbourne Writers Festival – Guest

2008 Hobart Comedy Festival

2007  Josh Earl is a Librarian – MICF

2007  Laughapalooza – MICF and Adelaide Fringe Festival

2007  Hobart Comedy Festival

2006  The Renegades of Folk  (with The Bedroom Philosopher) – MICF

2006  Laughapalooza  – MICF

2006  Hobart Comedy Festival

2005  Josh Earl is Broke – MICF

2005  Laughapaoolooza – MICF

2005  Hobart Comedy Festival

2005  Falls Festival – Comedy Spot

 

Voiceover work

2012   Melbourne Food and Wine Festival – TV and radio

2009 – 2012  Numerous sponsorship announcements on 3RRR

 

Awards

2012    Perth Fringe Festival – Best Comedy

1986-88   Brooklyn Primary School Fancy Dress Parade – Best Costume