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Simon Taylor is an Australian stand-up comedian based in Melbourne and LA. He was a writer for The Tonight Show with Jay Leno until its completion and now writes for Shaun Micallef’s Mad as Hell on the ABC.
Simon has toured the world with his stand-up in places diverse as New York, Albuquerque, Singapore and Cambodia. Time Out describes him as “a shooting star of the comedy scene”, The Age depicts his comedy as “intelligent stuff from a rising talent” and he is a recipient of The Butterfly Club’s prestigious Under Our Wing Award, previously won by Tim Minchin and Sammy J.
Currently he is touring his stand-up comedy show “Simon Taylor – Funny” at Adelaide Fringe and Melbourne International Comedy Festival. He is the host of Beat Streets with Simon Taylor and in the past wrote a popular column called Moral Melbourne for Beat Magazine. Simon also hosted a radio podcast Manthropology and created Flim-Flam comic. He has co-costed MyMP Melbourne and 5AA Adelaide radio.
- MICF RAW COMEDY FINALIST -
- WINNER ADELAIDE MAGIC CONVENTION -
- WINNER IMPRONOW THEATRE SPORTS -
- WINNER THE BUTTERFLY CLUB – UNDER OUR WING AWARD -
- VICTORIAN POETRY SLAM CHAMPION -
- TEDx SPEAKER -