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CRAIG REUCASSEL

THE CHASER

Craig Reucassel is an Australian writer, presenter and comedian who is best known for his work with The Chaser and for going through your bins in The War on Waste.

Craig and a group of university friends founded The Chaser newspaper, which led to a number of ABC TV Chaser programs including The Election Chaser, CNNNN, The Chaser’s War on EverythingYes We Canberra, The Hamster Wheel and The Checkout. Most recently he hosted two series of the documentary War on Waste.

He co-hosted the Triple J shows Today Today, Bloody Sunday and The Race Race with fellow Chaser Chris Taylor. Craig performed in David Williamson’s Jack of Hearts and Tim Firth’s Neville’s Island at The Ensemble theatre.

CRAIG REUCASSEL

Writer, Presenter and comedian

THEY DON’T LIKE IT UP ‘EM

Conference Hall 1, Level 2

COMEDY, SUBVERSION & CENSORSHIP The mantra of Corporal Jones in classic British comedy Dad’s Army is a metaphor for the slightly uncomfortable feeling true comedy can evoke. Under the guise of entertainment, comedy can subvert, critique and cross the line. Our panel explores the question of just how far the boundaries can be pushed. MODERATOR Tim Ferguson, Comedian, Screenwriter, Director PRODUCER Mark Ruse, Ruby Entertainment

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WARS ON EVERYTHING

Unplugged Cafe

Creative partnerships are the lifeblood of our screen industry. From the macro to the micro, it is relationships that keep this business alive. Whether its mentor, mentee, muse or co-creator the intimacy of mutual collaboration, built on trust and shared visions, is one of the most valuable tricks of the trade that we can have as […]

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