Travels from: Victoria
Categories: Comedians, MCs & Hosts
Full Presenter Profile & Bio
She's been described as having all the moxie of an RSL barmaid and the library card of a research fellow. In an erudite and earthy manner, Nelly Thomas has emerged to talk about nothing slighter than the trials of her generation...
Nelly Thomas has been described as one of Australia’s most natural comedians. As well as being an award-winning performer, she was listed as one of Australia’s “most innovative thinkers” in The Age Newspaper’s, The Zone and was featured on the ABC’s Big Ideas: The Smartest Stuff on TV, Radio and Online. You’d be hard pressed to find a more engaging comedy experience.
In recent years, Nelly released her comedy DVD The Talk (a sexual health and ethics DVD for teens and their carers) as well as her first book with Random House Publishing. The book is called What Women Want and canvasses the big issues of the modern era: politics, education, sex, relationships, health, porn, family and Beyonce’s bottom.
extensively in the print and online media. In 2012 she published her first book What Women Want as well as a DVD The Talk.
Alongside her normal comedy work, Nelly has forged a stellar careerin comedic health promotion and is highly sought after as a healthpromotion speaker and MC. Her most well-known custom-shows are the No Means No Show and No Smokes, No Joke (as part of Closethe Gap) but she also performs at and MC’s conferences, functions and events; often travelling the country delivering key-notes on a range of health and social issues. This work allows her to combine her comedic skills with her deep passion for social justice and health promotion.
Nelly Thomas is the 'Gold Standard' of comedians. She thrives when tackling the big issues and, as you’ll see from her testimonials, does so respectfully and with great irreverence.