Supported by:. When I saw that a big name in comedy like 'Chopper' didn't have a reviewer, I was surprised. Having heard excerpts on the radio that I enjoyed, I signed up in excited anticipation of the Aussie hard man's show.
Sure, he was a criminal, but he always entertained us with his antics as he became very much the folk hero. In fact, you might love Chopper too and not even realize it. Read died October 9th in Melbourne of liver cancer.
Peeling back a corner of the universe to glimpse the utter chaos that lies behind. I almost ordered one of these last year, but I failed to execute. I have not stopped thinking about the concept, however.
Heath Franklin is a Logie-nominated Australian actor, comedic performer, improviser and writer. Franklin made his television debut on the sketch show The Ronnie Johns Half Hour, from where his character, 'Chopper', a comedic impersonation of real-life criminal Mark 'Chopper' Read, has become an international cult hit. Franklin went on to tour this show to sold out crowds across Australia and New Zealand in We acknowledge and respect the traditional custodians of the land on which we work and live.
Hello, Hello, How the fuck are ya? Chopper Read here G'day, my fuckin' names Choppa fuckin'Read, and if you don't fuckin' like it, you can fuckin' get fucked.
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Sometimes life seems a bit tough, and you just feel like finding a quiet corner and having a cry. Well its times like these that Chopper thinks you should take off your skirt, grow a moustache and harden the fuck up. The world's gone soft since the Anzacs first stood on the beaches of Gallipoli.
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Well its times like these that Chopper thinks you should take off your skirt, grow a moustache and harden the fuck up. From the Smurfs to hands-free mobiles, mangoes, Switzerland, to anti-smoking ads, even Darth Vader gets a punch in the soft guts by the International Ambassador of Hard. Through a series of multi-media presentations, motivations, puppetry and extreme but justifiable violence, Chopper hopes to change the way people look at themselves.