Simon Taylor began stand-up on the Melbourne comedy scene. By the age of 24 he became a writer for The Tonight Show with Jay Leno in Los Angeles. Since then he has written for Shaun Micallef’s Mad as Hell on the ABC and for Comedy Central and Netflix in the US.
His one-hour ABC comedy special, Simon Taylor – Human, aired in early 2017 and went on to feature on iView as well as achieving multiple reruns. The special is also set to be aired on Channel 11 in December of 2017.
Simon was also a featured act on ABC’s Comedy Up Late two years running at the Melbourne International Comedy Festival.
In the past year, Simon has received a number of industry awards, gone viral online and has received critical acclaim throughout Australia.
“His comedy is intelligent and thought provoking.” – West Australian ★★★★
“Taylor is a superstar.” – The Advertiser ★★★★1/2
“A master of timing.” – The Age ★★★★★
He has also recorded a standup album called “Simon Taylor – Funny” available online.