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Encyclopedia > Alan Brough

Alan Brough (b. 1968 in Hawera, New Zealand) is an New Zealand actor and comedian. Year 1968 (MCMLXVIII) was a leap year starting on Monday (link will display full calendar) of the 1968 Gregorian calendar. ... Location within New Zealand The water tower at Hawera With a population of 11,000 Hawera is the second largest town in the Taranaki region of New Zealands North Island. ...


At present, Brough appears as one of the team captains, and writes for Spicks and Specks (2005-), an Australian music game and quiz show, hosted by Adam Hills. On the 100th episode, he was declared by "The Queen" to be the "Kiwipedia of Knowledge", which is an anagram for Wikipedia. The Spicks and Specks set This article is about the Australian TV show Spicks and Specks. ... Adam Hills (born in Sydney in 1970) is an Australian comedian. ...


Career

Brough's first major screen role was as 'Brendan' in the New Zealand sitcom Melody Rules (1993). Since relocating to Australia in 1995, he has appeared in the movies Siam Sunset (1999), The Craic (1999), The Nugget (2002) and Bad Eggs (2003), the telemovie Stiff (2004), and on such TV shows as: The Craic is a 1999 Australian comedy film starring Jimeoin and Alan McKee and directed by Ted Emery. ... The Nugget is a 2002 Australian comedy starring Eric Bana. ... Bad Eggs is a 2003 Australian comedy movie, written and directed by Tony Martin. ...

He has worked as a stand-up comic on both sides of the Tasman. A TV version of his one-man show Generation XXL was recorded for the ABC TV series Smallest Room in the House (1997). He was the first guest on the first episode of Australia's Rove (1999), the original Nine Network version of the Channel Ten talk show, hosted by Rove McManus. Jane Turner and Gina Riley as Kath & Kim Kath and Kim is a satirical Australian television series shown on the ABC network. ... The Glass House was a half-hour Australian comedy talk show which screened on the ABC from 2001 to 2006. ... Blue Heelers (1994 - 2006) was a long-running Australian police drama series set in a Victoria Police station in the fictional small town of Mt. ... MDA is an Australian television show which aired on the ABC from 2002 to 2003, and will return in 2005 as three four-hour miniseries. ... Something in the Air is an Australian television soap opera transmitted by the Australian Broadcasting Corporation between 2000 and 2002. ... Thank God Youre Here is a Logie Award winning partially improvised comedy television program created by Working Dog Productions, which premiered on Australian Network Ten on the 5 April 2006, and has currently aired for two seasons. ... ABC Television is a service of the Australian Broadcasting Corporation which began in 1956. ... Rove is a weekly Australian television talk show hosted by and named after Perth-born comedian Rove McManus. ... The Nine Network is an Australian television network, available in major markets across Australia. ... Channel Ten is one of Australias three commercial television channels, broadcasted by Network Ten. ... John Rove McManus (born January 21, 1974) is a Gold Logie Award winning Australian variety show host, comedian and owner of the production company Roving Enterprises. ...


Brough sang backing vocals on the song 'Homegirl' with NZ band Hallelujah Picassos in 1994.[citation needed] Categories: Possible copyright violations ...


He has acted in many stage productions, and directed the Australian comedy trio Tripod in two musicals The Adventures of Tosswinkle the Pirate (2001) and Lady Robots (2002). Alan and fellow comedian Greg Fleet received a Barry Award nomination for their acclaimed Melbourne International Comedy Festival show Interrogation (2000). Tripod is an Australian musical comedy act specialising in improv, parody and satire. ... Greg Fleet - Comedian & Actor Gregory Greg Fleet is a successful Australian comedian and actor. ...


In 2004, Brough made up one third of the Triple M radio show Tough Love with Mick Molloy. shelby was here 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Triple M is a network of radio stations owned by the Austereo Radio Network. ... ToughLove hosts: Robyn Butler (left) and Mick Molloy (right). ...


He was one part of the morning show team on Sydney's Mix 106.5 with Sammy Power and Subby Valentine but failed to renew his contract in 2007 when station managment requested he spend more time in the Sydney studio instead of being piped directly on-air from Melbourne. Mix 106. ... Subby Valentine is a stand-up comedian and writer from Sydney, Australia. ... 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era. ...


Alan will perform a one-man show entitled Top Town at the Melbourne International Comedy Festival 2007. 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era. ...


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