Writer, broadcaster and performer.
Chris Taylor is a writer, broadcaster and performer who's best known as a member of The Chaser team, responsible for television programs such as The Chaser’s War on Everything, CNNNN and The Hamster Wheel on ABC-TV. For two years Chris co-hosted the drive-time radio show Today Today on triple j, and in 2007 he wrote the musical comedy Dead Caesar for the Sydney Theatre Company. In 2010 he returned to triple j to write and perform The Blow Parade comedy series, which won the 2010 ARIA Award for Best Comedy Release.
He has written and performed a number of live comedy shows, including The Taylor Lecture, One Man Show and In Conversation with Lionel Corn, and recently starred in the television comedy series Plonk. He's a regular contributor to The Chaser Quarterly, and is currently in rehearsals for the Ensemble Theatre's production of Neville's Island. At Vivid Ideas he'll be appearing at the debate event Borrowed Voice: Freedom of Expression vs Cultural Appropriation on June 7 at the Cell Block Theatre in Darlinghurst.
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