A singular talent, capable of capturing the kiwi zeitgeist and satirising the heck out of it until there’s little left to do but decide whether to laugh along or cry into your bowl of latté.
Tom Sainsbury rose to prominence in 2017 doing short-form video content, satirising New Zealand politicians using the Snapchat App. In 2018 he began doing similar political content for Australia’s Comedy Central. He has also acted in New Zealand feature films Pork Pie and Waru and the television shows Wellington Paranormal, Shortland Street, Filthy Rich, Bad Seed and Jono and Ben. In 2018 he performed in the theatre productions of Wigging Out, Gays in Space, Giggly Gerties and Monster Mash.