The Clown Heart of aussie Adam Hills

Adam Hills gig at the De La Warr Pavilion in March 2016 SUS-160126-110805001
Adam Hills gig at the De La Warr Pavilion in March 2016 SUS-160126-110805001

He’s known as ‘the nicest man in comedy,’ and has become one of the most popular comedians in the UK with 15 solo shows that have toured internationally.

A combination of positive, uplifting comedy and rampant spontaneity has seen Adam Hills receive numerous awards, glowing reviews and a legion of fans around the world.

In 2012 Adam hosted a special panel show for the London Paralympics for Channel Four. The show was so well received that it was reprised for a Christmas special and was picked up for a full series which premiered on Channel Four in February 2013.

This saw Adam hold the rare honour of hosting his own show in two separate countries.

The Last Leg has been confirmed for a second series which will air early 2014.

Adam was given the rare honour of delivering Channel Four’s Alternative Christmas message in 2012 – adding his name to a list that includes Marge Simpson, Jamie Oliver, Brigitte Bardot and Mahmoud Ahmadinejad.

In 2013 he was also part of the Channel 4 Gala line up at The O2 Arena, flying in to London from Melbourne for a mere few hours to make the event.

When Adam isn’t dominating the global TV landscape, he is usually somewhere in the world with a mic in hand doing his day job – globetrotting stand up comedian.

In 2013 he toured Australia and the UK with his new show Happyism, including a show at the iconic Hammersmith Apollo in September. Adam’s solo shows are established highlights at international comedy festivals around the World.

He is the only Australian comedian to have performed at the US Comedy Arts Festival in Aspen, and is a regular star of the Cat Laughs Kilkenny Comedy Festival in Ireland, and The Just For Laughs Festival in Montreal.

In amongst this he’s won a prestigious Helpmann Award, released three best selling stand up DVDs,had his own one hour stand up special on ABC TV and UK’s Channel 4 and has performed to the Queen.

Adam’s recent notable UK TV appearances include; Mock The Week (BBC1), The Paul O Grady Show (ITV1), Alan Carr Chatty Man (Channel 4), Loose Woman (ITV1), Never Mind The Buzzcocks (BBC2), The Jonathan Ross Show (ITV1), Channel 4’s Comedy Gala Live At The 02 (2013 & 2014) and The One Show (BBC1).

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