Stand-up comedian and actor David Quirk has cemented his place on our TV screens and as an original voice on the international comedy circuit, with hit live shows in Australia and the UK.
Recent TV credits include Rosehaven, Josh Thomas's Please Like, Problems, and Sammy J & Randy in Ricketts Lane.
In 2021, his most recent live show 'Astonishing Obscurity' was nominated for Most Outstanding Show at the Melbourne International Comedy Festival.
David is currently under commission with Malthouse Theatre.
"Who knows what is true in this mesmerising hour, full of deep thoughts, philosophy and world-class stupidity…our hero is unfazed. Confident, assured and in control, he seems perfectly at home. ★★★★
"An intelligent hour of comedy that’s both funny and philosophical, full of uncomfortable truths, black humour, and brutal honesty." ★★★★
"A triumphant show." ★★★★
"This is a beautiful hour of slightly whimsical, incredibly lyrical material." ★★★★
THE LIST (EDINBURGH)
THE LIST UK
"Witty, intelligent… The jokes may be wry, but the huge grins in the audience are not." ★★★★
THE SKINNY UK
"He knows what he’s doing on stage. His stories make magic and laughter." ★★★★
"This show has enough darkness to enjoy from start to finish." ★★★★
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DAVID QUIRK ASTONISHING OBSCURITY
DAVID QUIRK AT THE COMICS LOUNGE
WOODFORD FOLK FESTIVAL
DAVID QUIRK - COWBOY MOUTH - LIVE TAPING
APPROACHING PERFECTION - EDINBURGH FRINGE FESTIVAL
APPROACHING PERFECTION - EDINBURGH COMEDY PREVIEW
APPROACHING PERFECTION - SYDNEY COMEDY FESTIVAL
APPROACHING PERFECTION - MELBOURNE INTERNATIONAL COMEDY FESTIVAL
APPROACHING PERFECTION - BRISBANE COMEDY FESTIVAL
APPROACHING PERFECTION - THE GARDEN OF UNEARTHLY DELIGHTS
MELBOURNE INTERNATIONAL COMEDY FESTIVAL AWARD FOR MOST OUTSTANDING SHOW 2021
MOOSEHEAD AWARD 2015
PIECE OF WOOD AWARD - PEER VOTED BEST SHOW - MELBOURNE INTERNATIONAL COMEDY FESTIVAL 2013
BEST OF THE FEST (LOCAL), SYDNEY COMEDY FESTIVAL 2013
INNOVATION IN THEATRE AWARD - MELBOURNE FRINGE 2011
GOLDEN GIBBO AWARD - MELBOURNE INTERNATIONAL COMEDY FESTIVAL 2010