Australian media personality challenging social issues with dark comedy
Craig Quartermaine is a beloved Australian entertainer with a flair for dark humour.
After exploring a variety of careers, he turned his sights to entertainment. Craig debuted in the second season of ABC TV’s Black Comedy, Australia’s first Indigenous sketch comedy show. Not long after, he would go on to become the Western Australian correspondent for National Indigenous Television, NITV.
Craig is also incredible on stage delivering comedy. Within just a few years of his comedy debut, Craig made the national finals in Australia’s most prestigious comedy competition – Triple J’s RAW. He has left audiences laughing in London’s West End and in the Edinburgh Fringe Festival with his beloved show Race Off, introducing the Australian race dynamic to the world garnering 4 and 5 star reviews.
With a unique flavour of dark comedy, Craig is no stranger to making audiences question the deeper social issues around race or politics. With a biting perspective on life as an Indigenous Australian, Craig’s dark wit sneaks up on you right before it smashes you in the face.