|Known for||The Craic, The Nugget and Spicks and Specks|
Brough worked as an actor in Wellington and Auckland, mainly in live theatre. He also appeared in a series of butter commercials as a drag queen called Marge. In 1993, Brough appeared in the New Zealand sitcom Melody Rules (widely regarded as a poor programme, being described as "cringeworthy".)
In 1995, Brough moved to Australia, where he worked on Kath & Kim as well as in films including The Craic, The Nugget and Bad Eggs. He also appeared on a national radio show on Triple M called Tough Love with Mick Molloy and Robyn Butler. He is best known for his role as a team captain on Spicks and Specks.
In July 2010, he hosted special events at the Melbourne Cabaret Festival.