We are Humdrum Comedy, an Australian production company that creates content for TV, theatre and online. We specialise in telling Australian stories with international appeal. Our work includes the TV series Metro Sexual (Nine Network/Crackle/OutTV), Hitstroke FM (TVNZ/Virgin Airlines), & the official musical adaptation of Gilligan's Island.
CO-FOUNDER / PRODUCER / ACTOR
Riley Nottingham is an actor, producer, singer songwriter and writer who has co-created, co-written, produced and/or acted in three TV series under the Humdrum banner: We are Darren and Riley (Screen QLD, ZPTV), Hitstroke FM (TVNZ, Virgin Australia) and Metro Sexual (Nine Network, Crackle, OUTtv) as well as two live productions His Ghostly Heart and Gilligan’s Island: The Musical. He is perhaps best known for starring in four seasons of Toybox, The Gods of Wheat Street and Gilligan in the Australian professional premiere of Gilligan's Island: The Musical.
In 2019 Riley was identified as one of Screen Producers Australia's 'Ones to Watch'. Other producer credits include Ultimate Tag Australia, Junior MasterChef, Hamish & Andy's 'Perfect' Holiday, True Story with Hamish & Andy, Australian Survivor, Married at First Sight, Take Me Out, Love Island Australia, The Weekly with Charlie Pickering, The Yearly with Charlie Pickering, Your Call is Important to Us and The Bus to Birra Birra.
He portrays Dr Langdon Marsh alongside Geraldine Hickey in the upcoming Metro Sexual Season 2.
CO-FOUNDER / WRITER / DIRECTOR
English-born Henry Boffin is a writer, director and graduate of the Griffith Film School in Brisbane, Australia. In 2019 he co-created and co-wrote Nine Network’s TV comedy Metro Sexual, a trailblazing series now headed into its second season. This year he was selected for Australia’s inaugural Imagine Impact program, a screenwriting initiative spearheaded by Ron Howard’s production company, Imagine Entertainment. He is currently developing the science fiction thriller feature film Before the Dying Light with mentor Shaun Grant (Snowtown, Mindhunter) as part of the program.
Short films Henry has written and directed have also premiered at festivals such as Screamfest in Los Angeles and the prestigious Fantasia Film Festival in Montreal. He loves thought provoking science-fiction, light-hearted comedy and almost everything in-between.
Additionally Henry has directed ad commercials for clients such as Ford Motors, Mars Snickers and the Queensland Government.
CO-FOUNDER / WRITER / EDITOR
Nicholas Kraak is a writer and film editor who works between Australia and Canada. Most recently, Nicholas co-wrote the television series Metro Sexual for the Nine Network. He is the lead writer and voice over director on the critically acclaimed video game series Cook, Serve, Delicious, which has sold over one million copies. The series’ most recent entry, Cook, Serve, Delicious 3, will be released on Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One in October 2020. Nicholas has also written a number of short films, with his latest film, A Picture of Other People premiering at the esteemed Dances with Wolves Film Festival.
In addition to editing Metro Sexual and A Picture of Other People, Nicholas worked in the editorial departments for the animated film Enchantimals, the ABC TV documentary Play to Win, and the animated television series Fruit Ninja.
Nicholas has a Bachelor of Film Production from Griffith University.
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