Anthony Ackroyd is one of Australia's most successful comedy writer-performers and corporate speakers. He is currently one of the stars of ABC Radio's top rating comedy show "Thank God It's Friday!" as well as creator and Director of the global project "United Nations Of Comedy".
Anthony rose to prominence as a star of the ABC's legendary comedy series "The Big Gig" and has performed and written for over one hundred Australian and international TV shows, radio programmes, and feature films (he's even been a question on "Wheel Of Fortune"!).
Anthony 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. He has produced laughter live in front of audiences ranging in number a private party of 10 to 110,000 at Stadium Australia.
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.
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