Lehmo is one of Australia’s most experienced and well-travelled comedians. His live work has seen him headline at comedy clubs for well over fifteen years and work all corners of the globe - USA, UK, Ireland, South Africa, Singapore, Malaysia, Hong Kong and Thailand.
Lehmo has also become Australia’s number one ‘combat comic’, having completed seven ‘tours of duty’ performing for our troops abroad. These tours have seen Lehmo perform in army bases in East Timor, Iraq, Kuwait, UAE, Afghanistan, Egypt, Qatar and on a number of naval ships around the world.
Lehmo is a regular on the festival circuit having performed at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, the Adelaide Fringe Festival, Perth and Adelaide Fringe Festival and the Melbourne International Comedy Festival. These shows have included the following:
White Line Fever - about Lehmo’s love of sport (particularly the Hawthorn football club)
War, Marriage & Puppy Love - about war, marriage and puppy love.
The Family Lifeboat - about navigating life as a new father
In 2018 Lehmo will tour the country with his new stand up show Happy Angry.
Radio: Spending over 10 years in radio, Lehmo is best known as co-host of the GOLD 104.3 breakfast show with Jo Stanley. They finished up at the station whilst they were the number 1 FM breakfast show in Melbourne. From 6am to 9am every weekday morning, they kept Melbourne laughing (and sometimes crying) with their unique brand of humour.
Being in radio since 2003, Lehmo has interviewed everyone from Prime Ministers and Premiers to award winning actors and rock n’ roll legends.
Prior to Gold 104.3, Lehmo was at Mix FM in Melbourne with Brigitte Duclos and the national drive show on Triple M with Wil Anderson. And prior to this, Lehmo’s radio career started on the number one rating SAFM breakfast show in Adelaide.
Lehmo is back on the airwaves in 2018 as host of ABC radio’s Grandstand.
TV: Lehmo is no stranger to TV, playing series regular ‘Jim’ in ABC TV’s Utopia. He is a team captain on Fox Footy’s AFL-themed quiz show The Beep Test and a regular panellist on Network Ten’s The Project.
Lehmo pops up occasionally on Have You Been Paying Attention? and featured in roles on It’s A Date, critically acclaimed Please Like Me, and long-running TV series Neighbours (as himself). He has appeared as a guest on Drunk History Australia, Hughesy, We Have A Problem, A League Of Their Own, Can Of Worms, Good News Week, Rove Live, The Circle, The Glasshouse, Hey Hey It’s Saturday and Stand Up Live (UK TV). Lehmo was also a regular cast member of the much loved Before The Game for over 6 years on TEN.
Lehmo has had cameos in two feature films, including the Working Dog film Any Questions For Ben? and comedy That’s Not My Dog!
Writing: Lehmo has a regular column in The House Of Wellness magazine. He has also written for The Herald Sun and The Big Issue. Lehmo released his first book, a memoir titled This Shirt Won’t Iron Itself, in 2017.
Corporate: Lehmo has performed for businesses big and small throughout Australia and south-east Asia. These functions have included AGMs, team bonding days, Christmas dinners, conferences and the list goes on. Having spent ten years working in the corporate world as a chartered accountant, Lehmo is perfectly qualified for any such function. Lehmo knows exactly what it takes to put a smile on a corporate face.
He’s even completed an entire festival show on the subject - the critically acclaimed Taxing Lyrical.
Lehmo was loved by the client. He made their CEO and Chairman feel comfortable on stage and was commended for his time and his presentation. Lehmo had an ongoing story line that he used from ... keep reading beginning to end on the main stage and it allowed for the whole day to be summed up perfectly in the closing Keynote. George P. Johnson Australia Pty Ltd
Lehmo was absolutely exceptional. His tone and comedy were perfect and he was the highlight of our night
Lehmo had the audience in stitches and had perfectly tailored his performance for the group. I would highly recommend him
Lehmo was a great hit and everyone has enthusiastically told me how much they enjoyed his show
Lehmo… you had 300 accountants and guests in stitches from the moment you walked on stage at our National Congress in Melbourne. You have a great ability to work the room and get maximum enjoyment for all. We have had so much positive feedback on your performance and hope you can come back again soon! Thanks a million!
The room of over 500 guests in hysterics and was undoubtedly a highlight of the evening! Extremely funny and appropriate performance, lovely guy and a pleasure to work with.
Lehmo was an excellent MC and fitted perfectly for our event. He was easy to work with and was flexible with the continual changes to the run sheet.