Widely regarded as one of the rising stars in Australian comedy, Ray Badran is already making waves on the UK circuit
Ray Badran is a Sydney based stand-up comedian. Ray is a regular at The Sydney Comedy Store, and has performed across Australia, The United States, New Zealand and Hong Kong. Ray has written comedy for various TV shows, comedians, advertising agencies, theatre, radio, and more.
Widely considered to be one of the rising stars in Australian comedy, Ray has been lucky enough to work with Chris Rock, Marc Maron, Amy Schumer, Comedy Bang! Bang!, to name a few.
He has performed two solo shows, Raised and Confused and Junior at Melbourne International Comedy Festival in 2015 and 2016. Ray Badran performed on the NRL Footy Show in 2012 and premiered on The Comedy Channel’s showcase of Sydney Comedy Festival Cracker night in 2014. In 2015, he also recorded his first live DVD entitled Laughter Time at the Sydney Comedy Store.
He once also had a joke stolen online via The Lad Bible, and with over 20 million likes, he was eventually given the credit.
Writer for sports entertainment show, Thursday FC (SBS)
Brisbane, Sydney & Perth Comedy Festival ‘Breakout Comedy Tour’ MC
Featured on ‘Best of the Fest’ showcase (Comedy Channel)
Featured on the Triple J show, Tom Ballard’s Chatback (ABC Radio)
Regular segment on Weekend Breakfast (Triple J)
Wrote and voiced a FIFA World Cup radio show, Half-time Oranges (SBS)
Regular segment on Triple J weekend breakfast (ABC Radio)
Regular segment on Triple J Weekend Breakfast (Triple J)Performed the show ‘Raised and Confused’ at Brisbane, Melbourne International, Sydney & Perth Comedy Festivals
Opened for Comedy Bang Bang (Live at Metro Theatre, Sydney)
Performed the show ‘Junior’ at Brisbane, Melbourne International,
Sydney & Perth Comedy Festivals
Featured in the ‘Breakout Comedy’ showcase at New Zealand Comedy Festival