Being Black ‘N Chicken & Chips
Matt Okine shot to fame on triple j and has gone on to have a successful comedy and acting career. He talks to Ben Jenkins about his new novel Being Black ‘N Chicken & Chips, comedy and fighting the impetus not to cry.
The multi-talented comedian, actor and presenter Matt Okine is one of Australia's favourite award-winning comedians. He performs sell-out national tours of his live shows year in, year out, and has gained much popularity on the festival circuit. He spent three years co-hosting triple j’s hugely successful Breakfast Show before hanging up his headphones to go into production on the television adaption of his award-winning semi-autobiographical stand-up show The Other Guy for Stan. He co-wrote and starred in the show which earned him a 2017 AACTA nomination for the Subscription TV Award for Best New Talent, and is currently streaming on Stan in Australia, Hulu in the USA and Superchannel in Canada. The second season of The Other Guy is currently on Stan. Being Black ‘n Chicken, and Chips is his first novel.
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Sun 23 Feb 11.30am