Big Al has a boisterous, unforgettable laugh and addictive persona. Which has seen him become arguably, Adelaide’s most popular and adored comedian.

Big Al and his Career

Becoming a firm favourite among his peers and audiences in the Adelaide comedy scene from very early on in his career, he has achieved a lot. Including having a successful show on a popular Adelaide radio station, “Fresh FM”, attracting thousands of listeners each and every week. Big AL was also voted “South Australia’s Funniest Man” in the FHM National Talent search and is also inducted into the Adelaide Comedy’s “Hall Of Fame”. Then in 2015, went on to be voted ‘People’s Choice Adelaide Comedian of the Year’.

As well as his stand-up comedy, he is a fantastic Emcee. Over the past 12 years, he has performed and Emcee’d for some huge companies, functions and events. Such as:

  • National Insurance Broker (NIBA) Lunch Gala 2017 & 2018
  • Insurance House Conference 2016, 2017 & 2018
  • RufUS Charity Ball
  • Bunnings
  • CGU
  • Schneider Electrical
  • Numerous Football & Soccer Clubs (end of year functions)
  • Clipsal
  • Major Charity Events

As well as establishing himself as a well-loved comic at the Adelaide Fringe Festival performing his much loved comedy act in such shows as:

  • “Scott and Big Al’s Big Night Out
  • Give Us A Hug
  • Something in the water
  • Melbourne Comedy Festival
  • Life on a Budget
  • Nutters – Thebarton Theater
  • Best of Adelaide
  • Going Ape at the Zoo
  • Taking the Piss
  • Fittest of the Fringe
  • Big Al 100% Phat (was sold out and extra shows were requested)
  • Hilton Hotel’s ‘Fringe on the Fringe’ (sold out the last 5 years in a row!)

Big Al in 2019

Big AL is currently involved with a very successful Podcast, “The Badcast”. Getting together with some Radio Mates to produce a Podcast that has been described by listeners as “catching up with a couple of mates at the pub”. The Podcast is currently on iTunes New and Noteworthy and has gained a very quick following. The Podcast is available for download through the Badcast website.


“Great off the cuff talent” – Adelaide Advertiser


Al keeps the jokes coming like machine gun fire, taking the audience along for the ride” – Messenger Newspapers


Big AL has to be the best host/MC in Adelaide”Rip It Up Magazine

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