John Robertson is a comedian, writer and Emcee. A diverse kind of guy, he started comedy in 2002 and he now tours the world hosting festivals and appearing in clubs and theatres.
John toured to the Edinburgh Fringe Festival in 2009 and was rewarded with a four- star review. His third solo show, “Don’t Swallow: A Handy Guide To Keeping Your Head Above Water (In An Ocean Filled With Sh*t)” enjoyed a sell- out run at The Blue Room Theatre in August 2009.
A versatile speaker, puppeteer and ukulele player, John is the resident MC for the Supanova Pop Culture Expo and the Under The Blue Moon Goth Festival.
His first solo show, “Killing Hun in the Sun” was nominated for the Equity Guild Award for Best New Play and toured to the Melbourne Fringe as “Hunting With the Colonel” in 2006.
A charming, energetic presence onstage, John Robertson kicks ass and takes names at any comedy night, corporate function, pub gig, church service or giant balls- to- the- wall rock festival.
What people are saying about John
“Cheeky… brilliant. Four stars.” - Three Weeks in Edinburgh
“The highlight was Robertson… he’s funny and sharp (and possibly just as manic as his furry friend)” - The Daily Telegraph
“a delight… commanding to watch” - The Groggy Squirrel, Melbourne
“werewolf- like… booming voice… Robertson did a stellar job” - 3rd Degree Online
“short… but surprisingly satisfying” - The Age, Melbourne
“expert timing and rhythm… sheer bravura… slick” - Theatre Australia
“deserves a big audience” - The West Australian
“I’m always happy to sing his praises!”- Tom Gleeson
You might have seen him at…
Wayne Brady WA Tour 2009 (USA), Jamie Kilstein (USA), Mark Watson WA Tour 2009 (UK), Fiona O’Loughlin, Tom Gleeson WA Tour, Kitty Flanagan, Chris Franklin, Dave Callan, Dave Grant, Justin Hamilton, Jeff Green (UK), John Moloney (UK), Cameron Knight, Matt Dyktynski, Jeff Garcia (USA), Austen Tayshus, George Smilovici, MC Young Guns Showcase @ Comedy Store 2010,
Supanova National Tour 2009, 2010
Madman National Cosplay Championships 2009 – 2010
Edinburgh Fringe Tour 2009
World’s Funniest Island Festival – Sydney 2009
Under The Blue Moon Festival Resident MC 2008 2009
Wai- Con Resident MC 2008 – 2010
Melbourne Fringe Tour 2006
Artrage Festival 2006
Melbourne Comedy Festival New Talent Showcase 2009
Sold out season Blue Room Theatre July 2009
Wild West Comedy Festival 08
Winner of WA Green Faces Comedy Competition in 2008
3rd Place in National Green Faces Comedy Competition 2008
Melbourne International Comedy Festival Showcase 2008