The Nelson Twins
“It wasn’t easy being the only four year-olds at kindergarten with full grown beards.” Chris Nelson
The Nelson Twins are one of the most unique stand up comedy acts in the world. Raised in rural New South Wales, they have been performing as a duo for the past 6 years. From their humble beginnings in 2006, the twins have fast become one of the most sought after double acts in Australia, dazzling corporate and club crowds alike with their cheeky humour.
Their big bushranger beards and cracking one liner jokes are just a part of an amazing act never before seen on the comedy circuit. The boys are constantly bickering amongst themselves on stage and are never afraid to tackle a comment from an audience member.
They have won several comedy awards in their short career and shown their versatility by performing to sold out audiences in Edinburgh during the 2010 Fringe Festival.
Their TV credits include Australia’s Got Talent, The Footy Show, NBC’S Last Comic Standing, 2010 Australian IQ Test and a host of TV/internet commercials including Pepsi Next, X-Box and Canadian Club. They recently traveled to the UK to perform on Britain’s Got Talent: The Champions.
The Nelson Twins have also filmed several commissioned TV pilots including FUNTV (Wilfred Productions), In Melbourne Tonight (Network 7), Slumdog Travel (Capital TV Productions) and Pimp My Act (Sparkz Production).
In 2015 National Geographic employed the twins as daredevil action men on the 14 part series How to Win at Everything. The series is hosted by well-known British TV/Radio Presenter Tim Shaw and airs in over 170 countries around the world.
In addition, the twins are regular radio guests offering their opinions on a range of topics from sibling rivalry to the war in Afghanistan.
As well as being talented actors and comedians, the boys have put their writing skills to good use and formulated a curriculum based program for secondary schools. They have also created a fun and exciting workshop for corporate groups. Stand Up And Be Counted (SUABC) is a fun team building and personal development skills workshop with the added bonus of improving the public speaking skills of participants.
Their ability to adapt material to young and older audiences makes them a ‘must see’ for your next event.
"They were utterly brilliant. Amanda kept saying to me, “What’s wrong with you?” because I was belly laughing. They had me ugly crying!" Alesha Dixon, BGT: The Champions judge
“Brilliant!” Dannii Minogue
“These fellas are destined to be household names – they’ve got wit, intelligence and fantastic comic timing. I hate them.” Jeff Green – International Comedian
“The Nelson Twins are a gift to the Comedy industry. Inspiring and hilarious, one of my truly favourite acts.” Fiona O’Loughlin (MICF Barry Award Nominee)
“The Nelson Twins’ irreverent take on Aussie small town life was the perfect finish to our Comedy Night. Not only were the Nelson Twins the absolute consummate professions offstage but they were hilarious on stage too. They pitched their act perfectly for our audience and we’ve had rave reviews from all our guests.” Autism Spectrum
“Absolutely hilarious! Both Chris and Justin were a pleasure to work with, their performance was second to none and helped us successfully launch our latest venue, The Curious Squire!” Beyond Imagination Entertainment