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Wayne Deakin

A regular headliner at all Australian comedy venues, Wayne also tours constantly throughout the USA and Canada. Currently based in London, he works the Comedy Store, Jongleurs and Glee Clubs as well as touring Asia, the Middle East and the Isle of Man.

As well as his solo Melbourne Comedy Festival shows, His New York tours included consecutive nights at Carolines, New Yorks premier comedy venue and headlining New York Improv. Performing at the Montreal Comedy Festival and doing a week as MC at the world famous Laff Trax in Las Vegas are current career highlights. Wayne also performed in front of 14,000 people at the 2004 and 2006 Meredith Music Festival and 24,000 at 2005 The Falls Festival.

Wayne also tours with the Australian Defence Forces and British Army in East Timor, Sinai, Cyprus and various tours of the Middle East.

In 2007 Wayne toured Iraq and Afghanistan doing gigs for the diggers. As scary as it was edifying. it remains one of the best things Wayne has ever been involved in.

Wayne is also corporate favourite having done gigs for a range of clients such as:

• Tooheys

• Carlton Football Club

• Victoria Police

• Becton

• Cadbury Schweppes

• Krispy Kreme

• Linfox

• Aker Kverner

• McCann Erickson

• J Walter Thompson

• RMIT

• Starlight Foundation

• Variety Club Victoria

• Royal Children’s Hospital

and in the UK

Flight Centre Management

Wayne starred in and produced Channel 31’s highest ever rating show, Tiger TV and can be seen on the Comedy Channel show “Stand Up Australia” and the American reality show “Last Comic Standing”.

Wayne is also known as ‘Deaks’ performing weekly on the top rating “Hughsey & Kate” breakfast show on Nova 100 in Melbourne.