Few media duos match the sharp wit and humour of the hilarious Roy & HG. Sports commentators for over 30 years the pair are inextricably linked with their entertaining commentary of the AFL and Rugby League Grand Finals, and werehosts of the television’s Club Buggery and Monday Dump among several others. Their longstanding spoof sports show The Sporting Life has aired on Triple J for over 20 years.
HG and Roy’s first book PANTS OFF is an indispensable part of any sportsman’s library, as are the cassettes ROY - THE LIFE AND TIMES OF ROY SLAVEN and IT’S A DOODLE written and performed by HG. WICKET-TO-WICKET their seminal guide to cricket has also been released on cassette. There are now three volumes of the South Coast News books, the latest being FIVE SOUTH COAST SEASONS.
Both Roy and HG are popular after dinner speakers and have gone to Wimbledon on two separate occasions to bring their own unique view of the great event to their broadcasts to the ABC.
HG and Roy have appeared on The Midday Show with Ray Martin, Business Today, the Today Programme, the Sunday Programme, Andrew Denton’s Blah, Blah, Blah, The 7:30 Report and Tonight Live. Two series of their television program THIS SPORTING LIFE have been screened nationally on ABC TV. In 1997 Roy & H.G. recorded the last three episodes of their Saturday night show CLUB BUGGERY from Norwich, England.
During 1998 Roy & H.G. were kept busy with their live TV show THE CHANNEL NINE SHOW on the ABC, live radio on Sunday afternoon on JJJ, regular pieces for Ben Elton’s new show on the BBC, and PLANET NORWICH which aired in both the UK & Australia.
They continue to present THIS SPORTING LIFE on Triple J, and recently presented the hugely successful Olympic broadcasts “THE DREAM" for Channel 7. They can currently be seen on channel 7 on Monday night on their new hit show THE MONDAY DUMP and during the Winter Olympics broadcast with “The ICE DREAM".
“Roy & HG were simply sensational as always. Ultimately the professionals, easy to work with and a crowd pleaser."