Darren and Brose are an Australian based comedy duo made up of writers and performers Darren Chau and Brose Avard. Prior to forming their partnership Chau had previously been working with the comedy ensemble Chop-Socky who disbanded in 1999. Since then Darren & Brose have written, performed and produced comedy variety shows for the Melbourne Fringe Festival, Melbourne International Comedy Festival and C31 where they were responsible for the station’s first ever nightly live television program which was self titled Darren and Brose. Other successful programs have included The Rumpus Room and Saturday Night Darren and Brose. As a duo they have worked alongside some of the most respected names in Australian entertainment including Bert Newton, Kerry Armstrong, Glenn Robbins, Santo Cilauro, Pete Smith, Tony Martin, Jo Stanley, Ian Smith, Red Symons, John Safran, Wil Anderson and Dave Hughes.