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Anthony Ackroyd

Anthony Ackroyd is one of Australia’s most successful comedy writer-performers. He rose to prominence as one of the stars of the ABC’s legendary comedy series “The Big Gig" and has performed and written for over sixty Australian and...

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Anthony Ackroyd's Biography

Anthony Ackroyd is one of Australia’s most successful comedy writer-performers. He rose to prominence as one of the stars of the ABC’s legendary comedy series “The Big Gig" and has performed and written for over sixty Australian and international TV shows, radio programmes, and feature films (he’s even been a question on “Wheel Of Fortune”!).
Anthony Ackroyd has worked extensively throughout Australia, USA, UK, New Zealand, and Asia. He has workshopped material with writer-performers such as Billy Crystal, Rowan Atkinson, and Alexei Sayle. He has also written material for Jim Carrey’s Ace Ventura character.
As a clown-doctor Anthony has spent years cheering up sick children in the Sydney Children’s Hospital. He is a certified Laughter Group Leader with Laughter Club International.
Anthony Ackroyd is creator and festival director of the Bowral Of Laughs! Comedy Festival. He has produced laughter live in front of audiences ranging in number from a private party of 10 to 110,000 at Stadium Australia.
Getting in touch with what Anthony calls the ...HUMOUR RESPONSE... Can have a huge impact on our quality of life and lead to increased self esteem, communication ability, creativity, and personal happiness. Having a ...GOOD SENSE OF HUMOUR... is rated as the most desirable personality trait by 93% of human beings! And there's no need to be undesirable because everyone has the potential to be a humour giver! Find out how from Anthony in this laugh packed and life enhancing delivery: ...NOT DROWNING, LAUGHING! : HOW TO USE HUMOUR TO BECOME RICHER, HAPPIER, TOTALLY IRRRESISTIBLE, AND MAYBE SAVE THE WORLD!..
For over a decade Anthony Ackroyd has applied his unique talents to entertaining and inspiring the business and corporate world. The Anthony Ackroyd companies specialise in creating and presenting performances and corporate events that are immensely enjoyable for the participants and produce exceptional business outcomes for the client.
Among the dozens of Anthony’s satisfied clients are found companies as diverse as Qantas, Insurance Australia Group, Asteron Insurance, BOC, News Limited, Greenpeace, BHP, Wespac, Telstra, Coca-Cola, Reebok, and even the NSW State Parliament!