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Mickey D


Mickey D

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Mickey D

Appearances & credits

Mickey D
Mickey D

Media & press


Standup Comedian, Adventurer, Above Average Armchair Athlete.

“A natural born performer" - The List


Now based in Adelaide, Mickey D combines his boundless energy, infectious smile and killer wit to produce world-class comedy. He is a brilliant natural comic and amiable host - Mickey burst onto the comedy scene as a 17 year old and made an immediate impact, storming the national finals of JJJ’s Raw Comedy, in Australia. Today, Mickey is recognized as a truly International comedian.

“the evenings brightest spark is Mickey D, a loud demonstrative Australian with a masterful command of his audience, and a quick wit" - The Scotsman


Since storming the Adelaide Fringe and Melbourne International Comedy Festival way back in 2000, this Multi Award winning comedian is now an esteemed veteran of the international comedy festivals. Mickey D has performed across the UK, throughout Europe and the States and acquired an impressive list of TV and radio credits.

His previous sell-out shows in Edinburgh include; ‘Mickey D has Detention Deficit Disorder’, ‘Mickey D was a Pub Kid’, ‘Velocity Boy’ and 'Good Bloke'.

“his joyous, frisky attitude creates a raucous atmosphere that nurtures unabashed laughter"
- Chortle


Mickey is highly sought during the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, with residencies at Setlist, Late N Live, and even kids show The Breakfast Club. He is also the creator, producer and host of THE PHATCAVE – the Massively Popular, Infamous, Late Night comedy show, born out of the Edinburgh Festival.

“charmingly gregarious"
- The Independent


Mickey is equally at home as compere or headline act and his boundless energy and infectious smile are always guaranteed to rub off on any audience.

“The prodigal son returns to deliver a knock-out hour of surprisingly strong impact…he’s a natural on stage"
- The Advertiser


“Mickey himself doesn’t hold back, on his delivery as well as his subject matter. He powers through the show with a supercharged energy"
- Chortle


Comedian, husband, dad and above average armchair athlete, Mick will have you laughing until you hurt. Now based back in Adelaide, Australia.

Mickey starred in the very first series of Channel 4's documentary 'SAS: Who Dares Wins', which was broadcast in the Autumn of 2015. Further credits include The Comedy Channel, Channel 7, ABC TV in Australia and in the UK - BBC2’s ‘Comedy Shuffle’ - ‘Street Cred Soduko on UKTV Gold.’ South Africa- SABC’s hit travel show “Going Nowhere Slowly” and Documentary “Gorillas in our Midst” 2009. NZ - highly popular panel Show 7Days and TVNZ comedy series. “A Night At The Classic”.

Stay up to date with Mickey's latest shows, tours and adventures on our news page



  • 2014 – Perth Fringe World Best Comedy Nominee
  • 2014 – Adelaide fringe Best Comedy Nominee
  • 2007 – Winner of Best Comedy at the Adelaide International Comedy Festival
  • 2001 – OSU Campus Comedy Winner – Columbus Ohio USA
  • 2000 – Pick Of the Fringe – Adelaide Fringe Festival
  • 2000 – Nescafé Big Break Award – $2000 winner
  • 1998 – Triple J RAW Comedy – National Final Runner Up
  • 1998 – Triple J RAW Comedy – Winner – South Australia

Appearances & credits


  • 2015 – Edinburgh Festival Fringe – 'Good Bloke'
  • 2015 – Kendal Calling Festival
  • 2015 – Adelaide and Perth Fringe
  • 2014 – Adelaide and Perth Fringe ‘Gold’
  • 2005 – Edinburgh Festival, ‘Mickey D real name Michael Dwyer’
  • 2005 – Melbourne – Best of the Edinburgh Festival (Sold out)
  • 2005 – Adelaide – Outback Fringe Festival
  • 2004 – Edinburgh – Mickey D has Detention Deficit Disorder (Sold out)
  • 2003 – Edinburgh – Mickey D was a Pub Kid
  • 2002 – Edinburgh Fringe – Solo show -The Eye of CHi – Gilded Balloon
  • 2002 – Melbourne International Comedy Festival – Numpty Joke Boys
  • 2002 – Adelaide Fringe – Solo show -The Eye of Chi
  • 2001 – Edinburgh Fringe -The Indescribables – Gilded Balloon
  • 2000 – Melbourne International Comedy Festival – Comedy Zone
  • 2000 – Adelaide Fringe – Solo show – Velocity Boy


  • 2005 – KABOOM – Fresh FM 92.7 – regular guest host/programmer
  • 2005 – Triple M – Tom and Subby show – guest – national program
  • 2005 – RRR FM Melbourne
  • 2004 – Fresh FM – Writing / guest ‘Kaboom’
  • 2003 – Fresh FM – regular weekly guest
  • 2003 – Radio 5 LIVE – Late Night Curry
  • 2002 – NOVA FM – Sydney – Live to air stand up
  • 2002 – RRR – Melbourne – Late show guest
  • 2000 – Fresh FM – Adelaide – Breakfast Show guest host (Jan-Mar)
  • 2000 – Triple J – Melbourne – Breakfast Show guest
  • 1999 – Fresh FM – Adelaide – Breakfast Show guest host (Jan-Mar)

Television & film:

Currently appearing at:

Komedia, The Glee Clubs, The Frog and Bucket, Manfords, Last Laugh, Off the Kerb shows, Ten Feet Tall, Highlight, Baby Blue, and many many more.

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