With his accessible humour and free flowing style, Dave’s success as a comic has quickly broadened into a range of performance credits on TV, radio and stage.
Dave hosted the first 3 seasons of Channel 31’s Studio A in Victoria seeing the show through to win ‘Best Live Show’ and ‘Most Outstanding Program of The Year’ at the 2009 Channel 31 Antenna Awards.
Since then he has been a guest on Network Ten’s Talkin’ ‘bout Your Generation a regular guest on Good News Week, was a regular on The Circle has been seen on two Melbourne International Comedy Festival Gala’s, as well as being a guest on ABC TV’s Spicks and Specks, Agony Uncles and Agony of Life. You also could have seen him covering various stories for The Project, which has seen him interview the likes of Anne Hathaway, Owen Wilson, Jake Gyllenhall and Andy Murray.
Dave Thornton has built a global reputation for his honest, engaging, whip-smart and damn funny comedy. He’s stormed the world's three major comedy festivals and, back home, Dave is a hot ticket across the country, filling thousands of seats with a growing army of fans.
In 2013 Dave landed a role in Channel Nine’s hot new drama House Husbands and could be seen on your TV screen each Wednesday night on Network Ten’s This Week Live alongside Meshel Laurie, Tom Gleeson and Tommy Little.
2015 sees Dave returning for a second year as co-host of Melbourne’s Fox FM breakfast show alongside good friend and radio veteran Fifi Box, as well as touring a brand new stand up show.