Wil Anderson, well known in Australia for his work on ABC TV’s The Glass House, has a long history of comedy in Melbourne. Wil debuted in the Adelaide Fringe Festival and the Melbourne Comedy Festival in 1997 with his solo show Diet Life. Known for naming his shows with a pun on his own name, he has appeared in every Melbourne International Comedy Festival since with shows including I am the Wilrus (1998), Willenium (1999), Who Wants To Be A Wilionaire (2000), Wil of Fortune (2001), Wil By Mouth (2002), Jagged Little Wil (2003), Licence to Wil (2004), Kill Wil (2005), Wil Communication (2006), Wil of God (2007), BeWildered (2008) and Wilosophy (2009).
Wil has also toured extensively around Australia, appearing in regional venues and many of the smaller comedy festivals around the country including the Hobart Comedy Festival. In 2004 Wil also traveled to Canada for the Montreal Just For Laughs Comedy Festival.
Wil’s TV work includes being a regular panelist on Good News Week as well as multiple appearances on the Comedy Festival Gala. Wil joined forces with Corinne Grant and Dave Hughes to host The Glass House which ran from 2001 to 2006, winning an AFI Award in 2005. Wil currently hosts the advertising focus program The Gruen Transfer (ABC ONE).