Brian Nankervis

For the last eleven years, Brian has been writing, producing and co hosting the A.F.I Award winning SBS music trivia series, ‘RocKwiz’. He is currently co hosting, with Richelle Hunt, The Friday Revue each Friday afternoon on 774, ABC radio.

In 2013, Brian narrated and acted in ‘Vandemonian Lags’ a theatrical presentation written by Mick Thomas and produced by the MONA Art Gallery in Hobart. In 2012, he hosted a series for the Working Dog team on Channel Seven, ‘Pictures Of You’.

In 2011 Brian directed ‘Hell Ain’t A Bad Place To Be’, a narrative concert based on the life of Bon Scott and co-wrote and hosted the ‘Queensland Country Comfort Hour’, five one hour radio shows for the Queensland Music festival and ABC radio in Queensland.

Brian does studio warm ups for a wide range of television shows, including ‘Mad As Hell’ and ‘Dirty Laundry Live’, contributes regularly to The Age, 774 ABC Radio and Three Triple R. He is an experienced MC and performer for a wide variety of public events and corporate functions. Just so he doesn’t get complacent, Brian regularly performs a one-hour poetry show in schools.

In another life, Brian was a primary school teacher who fled the classroom to become a waiter at Melbourne’s legendary theatre restaurant, The Last Laugh. He was a writer/performer on the Network Ten hospital soap opera ‘Let The Blood Run Free’ and made regular appearances on ‘Hey Hey It’s Saturday’ as the tortured street poet Raymond J Bartholomeuz.

Other theatre credits include writing and performing in ‘Storming St Kilda By Tram’, ‘On Shifting Sandshoes’ and ‘Full House, No Vacancies’ for Theatreworks and ‘It’s A Dad Thing’ at the Athenaeum Theatre. Brian has written, performed and produced solo shows, ‘From The Cradle To The Grave’ and ‘Open Road’ for the Adelaide Fringe Festival and the Melbourne International Comedy Festival.

Brian co-produced and co-wrote ‘Boys and Balls’ for ABC TV and was the producer of ‘Class Clowns’, an annual Comedy Festival project.