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Comedian, actor, writer, addict. Greg Fleet has entertained audiences throughout Australia and the UK for the past 25 years, writing and performing for stage and screen, all while battling a drug addiction. Best known as a fixture of the Australian stand-up comedy circuit, Fleet is also a NIDA-trained performer whose career achievements include roles in the hit TV show Underbelly: Squizzy and Melbourne Theatre Company’s Twelfth Night.

Greg is now also an author. His new book, These Things Happen, gives a detailed account of his decades-long double-life – juggling a high-flying comedy career with a drug habit.

In conversation with George McEncroe, Greg will discuss his ongoing battle with drugs as well as the challenges and triumphs of his career.

 

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Greg Fleet

Greg Fleet is an actor, comedian, broadcaster and author. His acting career began opposite Nicole Kidman in 1984 and he went on to star in Prisoner (as ‘Delivery Man No 2’), Underbelly: Squizzy (as Richard Buckley – Australia’s most violent prisoner), and Neighbours (his character kille... Read more

George McEncroe

George McEncroe is the CEO and founder of Shebah, Australia’s ridesharing service for women. While trying to safely get her four kids where they needed to go and support her family as a single mum, she came up with an idea for a business: ridesharing that allowed an all-women fleet of driver... Read more

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The Wheeler Centre

176 Little Lonsdale Street Melbourne Victoria 3000

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