Speakers Profile - Tahir

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Hook it up with Habib (aka Tahir Bilgic) Australia's only Turkish stand-up comedian, so what are ya gonna do about it mate!

Tahir took Sydney's stage by storm when he debuted in the 1995 Triple J Comedy Contest and won a final place. He then won 1st place at the famous Harold Park Hotel as COMIC OF THE YEAR.
Since then he has become a familiar face on TV having been featured on 'The Footy Show', 'Hey Hey it's Saturday', 'Laughing Stock', 'Recovery', 'Fox Comedy Channel' and was most recently featured on the SBS comedian series, 'Aussie Jokers'.

He is most recently known for his role as 'Habib' on the hit SBS comedy FAT PIZZA. In 2002, he was featured in a 40 week sellout national tour of PIZZA LIVE ON STAGE and the filming of PIZZA the movie which is due for release early this year.

In addition, he starred in, wrote and directed his own show HABIB ON PAROLE, which played to sellout crowds at the Enmore Theatre, Sydney in August 2002.

His new production LORD OF THE KEBABS, The Fellowship of the Hommous is an adaptation of HABIB ON PAROLE and again enjoyed sellout success at the Enmore Theatre in January this year. Lord of the Kebabs is playing at the Riverside Theatre in Parramatta in March this year as part of the Big Laugh Festival and then travels to Melbourne for the Melbourne International Comedy Festival.