Marty Sheargold

MARTY SHEARGOLD HOSTS NOVA’S NATIONAL DRIVE SHOW WITH KATE RITCHIE AND TIM BLACKWELL

Marty Sheargold keeps commuters laughing for their drive home with Kate Ritchie and Tim Blackwell from 4pm to 6pm in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Adelaide and Perth.

Marty landed his start as a stand-up comedian in 1993 and is well versed on the comedy festival circuit. He leapt to fame in 2003 as co-host of Triple M’s national drive show The Shebang and moved with the show into Sydney breakfast from 2007 to 2008.

Marty has also appeared in numerous television comedy productions including Have You Been Paying Attention?, Dirty Laundry Live, The Mick Molloy Show, Welcher & Welcher in addition to starring in several Australian movies including Bad Eggs and The Forest. Marty also created and hosted the Comedy Channel’s Hahn Ice Headliners.

In 2010, Marty joined Meshel Laurie and Tim Blackwell on Nova 106.9 Brisbane’s Meshel, Tim and Marty breakfast show and in 2011 they became Nova’s national drive show. Kate Ritchie joined the drive team in 2014.

During their time together on Drive, Kate, Tim & Marty have brewed their own cider (Kate, Tim & Marty’s InCider), turned two of their favourite segments into mobile games (The Age Game and Quick Draw), and broadcasted their show from a private jet. They also won an Australian Commercial Radio Award (ACRA) for Best Networked Program in 2015.

At home, Marty is surrounded by women with his partner Ang and their two daughters Kitty and Elsie.

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