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"...bracingly demystifies musical comedy to the point that Flight of the Conchords appear corporate scum next to him"
**** Fest Mag UK
"...a genius to his timing - a talent not to be underestimated..."
**** Three Weeks UK
"...unleashes musical thunder with a laughter-packed set of songs..."
**** Metro UK
"F***ing Beauiful, man!"
Academy Award Winner Robin Williams
Dave Eastgate is an actor, stand-up comedian, writer and musician who lives in Sydney, Australia and is one of the writers and stars of the brand new ABC1 sketch comedy series, 'The Elegant Gentleman's Guide to Knife Fighting' airing in April 2013.
Other credits include the feature film 'Crooked Business', AFI award winning comedy series, 'Review with Myles Barlow' (ABC1), Logie winning drama 'Sea Patrol' (NINE), 'Sam Simmons Problems' (ABC2) and a stellar turn in ABC1's latest family sit-com smash hit, 'A Moody Christmas' (December 2012).
Stand-up comedy and music remain Dave's staple as he tours extensively around Australia and internationally in NZ, UK, US, Singapore and even in the Middle East for the Australian Defence Force. In 2012 Dave shared the stage with Academy Award Winner, Robin Williams during his Australian tour and considers it a career highlight. Other highlights include playing sold out shows at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, performing at the UK's biggest heavy metal festival 'Download' in 2012. In addition to this Dave has supported touring international comics such as Arj Barker, Rich Fulcher, Jim Jefferies, Jeff Ross and Ross Noble.
- The Elegant Gentleman's Guide to Knife Fighting - ABC (2013)
- Sam Simmons Problems - ABC (2012)
- A Moody Christmas - ABC (2012)
- Thursday Night Live – Channel 10 (2010)
- Ready Steady Cook – Comedians Edition – Channel 10 (2010)
- Review with Myles Barlow – ABC (2010)
- Sea Patrol – Channel 9 (2010)
- X-Factor (audience warm-up) – Channel 7 (2010)
- Australia’s Got Talent (audience warm-up) – Channel 7 (2010)
- Beat The Star (audience warm-up) – Channel 7 (2010)
- Kathy Griffin: My Life on the D-List – HBO (2009)
- Stand Up Australia – Comedy Channel (2008)
- So You Think You Can Dance (audience warm-up) – Channel 10 (2009)
- Australian Idol (audience warm-up) – Channel 10 (2008/09)
- Friday Night Live, Big Brother Up Late (Writer) – Channel 10 (2007/08)
- Big Brother Evictions, Nominations, Friday Night Live, Big Mouth (audience warm up) Channel 10 (2007/08)
- Katsumi Sayuri – J-Com, Japan (2005)
- Yoshimoto M1 Comedy Competition – NHK, Japan (2003)
- 24hr TV Telethon – Yomiuri TV, Japan (2003)
- Getsu! Osaka – Kansai TV Japan (2002)
- Hey Hey It’s Saturday – Channel 9 (1999)
- Fully Famous – Priscilla Bonnet (2011)
- Crooked Business – Nyst Films (2008)
- Vigalante – Outlandish Films (2008)
Televison Pilot Credits
- The Gentlemen’s Guide to Knife Fighting – Jungle Boys (2011)
- Not Available – HDC Productions (2010)
- Open Mic – Templar Films (2010)