Ray Badran

Comedian

BIO

Ray Badran is a stand-up comedian and writer. A regular at The Sydney Comedy Store, Ray has performed in The United States, England, Wales, Scotland, Holland, Hong Kong, New Zealand and across Australia.

Ray has written comedy for various TV shows, comedians, advertising agencies, theatre, radio, and more. 

Widely regarded as one of the rising stars in Australian comedy, Ray has been lucky enough to work with Chris Rock, Marc Maron, Amy Schumer, Comedy Bang Bang, to name a few. 
 
CREDITS

2013
- Wrote for comedy panel show, Good News Week (Ch 10)
- Performed as part of Homebake music festival
- Performed standup on The Footy Show (Ch 9)
- Featured as part of the documentary, Cradle of Comedy (SBS)


2014
- Writer for sports entertainment show, Thursday FC (SBS)
- Brisbane, Sydney and Perth Comedy Festival Festival ‘Breakout Comedy tour’ MC
- Featured on the ‘Best of the Fest’ showcase (Comedy Channel)
- Featured on the Triple J show, Tom Ballards’ Chatback (ABC Radio)
- Wrote and voiced a FIFA World Cup radio show, Half-time Oranges (SBS Radio)
- Regular segment on Triple J weekend breakfast (ABC Radio)


2015
- Regular segment on Triple J weekend breakfast (ABC Radio)
- Performed the show ‘Raised and Confused’ at the Brisbane Comedy Festival, Melbourne International Comedy Festival, Sydney Comedy Festival & Perth Comedy Festival


2016
- Opened for Comedy Bang Bang (Live at Metro Theatre, Sydney)
- Performed the show “Junior” at the Melbourne International Comedy Festival, Sydney Comedy Festival, Perth Comedy Festival
- Featured in the “Breakout Comedy” Showcase at the New Zealand Comedy Festival
- Writer and Actor in the immersive musical theatre show, “Hidden Sydney -The Glittering Mile” 


 2017
- Created the 6 part TV-series “No Experience Necessary” (Comedy Central AUS/NZ)
- Created a podcast for ABC comedy entitled ‘Positions Vacant’ - airing 2018 (ABC Radio)
- Performed a solo show as part of the New Zealand comedy festival
- Performed as part of the Comedy Stage at Bestival - One of the UK’s biggest music festivals
- Performed as part of the Rotterdam Comedy Festival
 

Ray Badran is based in the UK for 2018.