Wil Anderson

Wil Anderson is a multi award winning comedian, writer, TV host, radio presenter and podcaster.

Wil grew up in Gippsland (country Victoria) before moving to Canberra to start university. After graduating top of his journalism class

he decided it was time to launch a stand - up comedy career and as they say, the rest is history.

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Will Anderson has been performing all around the world for the last 2 decades, this includes sell out shows at the Melbourne International Comedy Festival every year since 1998. Furthermore, he has taken his talents to the ‘Just For Laughs’ comedy festival in Canada, ‘Edinburgh Fringe’ festival in Scotland as well as touring extensively throughout the USA. 

Will has become a household name since he first appeared on the ‘The Glass House’ on ABC. From there he went on to co - host a breakfast show on ‘Triple J’ Radio as well as becoming the host of the ABC’s ‘The Gruen Transfer.’ This show debuted on the 28th of May 2008 and had a record breaking audience of 1.287 million viewers, the highest rating debut entertainment program in the history of the ABC. 

Wil has been nominated for a number of awards throughout his career, including ‘Logie’ nominations for his role on ‘The Gruen Transfer.’ Other awards include:

  • People’s Choice Award – Melbourne International Comedy Festival (2010) 
  • People’s Choice Award – Melbourne International Comedy Festival (2011) 
  • Best Light Entertainment  - AFI Awards  (The Gruen Transfer) (2010) 
  • Media Performer Of The Year – GQ Man Of The Year (2010) 

If you want to book Will Anderson as a corporate comedian or MC for your next event then contact the Classic Comedy Company for further details. 

“…dry, self-deprecating, politically incorrect and crude, there are not many areas of our society at which Wil Anderson is not willing to take a crack. And thank goodness, because in his hands pretty much everything has a funny side” - Daily Telegraph

“surprisingly heartfelt, regularly courageous and consistently funny…brilliant”  - The Age

“superbly crass, irreverent, smart, manic, soulful and consistently hilarious” - The Sun-Herald 

”A sharp blend of idealism and cynicism. Fresh, energetic and articulate.” - The Age 

“Anderson is the eternal naughty boy you can’t help liking” - The Australian 



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Melbourne Comedy Festival All Stars Supershow 2014 - Wil Anderson


Wil Anderson on stage, on fire
Melbourne Comedy Festival Gala 2011 - Wil Anderson