Melbourne Comedy Festival

Retro Futurismus Return to fortyfivedownstairs With 'Brave World'

The feminista supernovas of Retro Futurismus return to fortyfivedownstairs this winter to premiere a new hyper-real show, Brave World, that will …

Comedy Festival

Alex Williamson Sells Out Three Sydney Comedy Festival Shows

Frontier Comedy are thrilled to announce that comedian and online content creator Alex Williamson has added a fifth Sydney show on Saturday 7 July at …

Comedy

Titus O'Reily Announces Extra Shows In Melbourne and Adelaide To Meet Demand

Following a highly-successful debut which sold out multiple nights at the 2018 Melbourne International Comedy Festival, sports satirist Titus O'Reily …

Australia

Why the Melbourne International Comedy Festival isn’t as funny as it used to be

What may really be flattening out the mood at the festival is the "acknowledgement of country", which is played at the start of each show.The post …

Comedy Festival

Claire Hooper’s five favourite places in Melbourne |

You may know her from <i>The Great Australian Bake Off</i> or <i>Good News Week</i> or one of her charming, smash-hit stand-up shows in the last decade. Back with a …

Comedy Festival

A comedian's inside guide to dining during the Melbourne International Comedy Festival

After a sold-out season in 2017, Michael Shafar is returning to the Comedy Festival with Kosher Bacon – a series of hilarious observations upon …

Food (Australia)

Des Bishop: Egorithm

The Irish-American (or American-Irish?) funnyman has been doing comedy for 21 years, but he's still got plenty to say<p>Why is Des Bishop's show called</i> …

Comedy

Andy Zaltzman - The Bugle

Melbourne International Comedy Festival proudly presents<p><b>Andy Zaltzman</b> The Bugle (UK)<p>Live performances of the global smash-hit podcast.<p>Hosted by Andy …

Comedy

Randy Paints The Town Purple

Australia's Favorite Felt Faced Comedian Debuts Off-Broadway in Hilarious Stage Production, Randy Writes A Novel<p>Randy has headlined with Neil Patrick …

New York City

Andy Zaltzman - Right Questions, Wrong Answers

Melbourne International Comedy Festival proudly presents<p><b>Andy Zaltzman</b> Right Questions, Wrong Answers (UK)<p>Host of hit podcast 'The Bugle' returns to …

Comedy

Airdate: Corey White’s Roadmap to Paradise

New locally-produced comedy series <b>Corey White’s Roadmap to Paradise</b> begins on ABC in May.The 10×15 min series sees White trying to solve the biggest …

TV (Australia)

‘Turnbull thinks he’s gotten away with the postal survey’: Rhys Nicholson

<i>Comedian Rhys Nicholson has spoken out about homophobia and LGBTI rights throughout his career, but he doesn’t want to be a spokesperson. Matthew</i> …

LGBTQI

Captivating Solo Play GRACE to Explore Gender Fluidity at Brighton Fringe Festival

Following highly successful runs at the Adelaide Fringe Festival and Melbourne International Comedy Festival, actress and comedian Katie …

Comedy Festival

This gig went so bad that Hughesy couldn’t leave the venue

With the Melbourne International Comedy Festival currently in full swing, Hughesy reminisced with Wil Anderson about the time he didn’t prepare for …

Comedy Festival

'Best of the Edinburgh Fest' brings Edinburgh Fringe's top comics to Melbourne

The Best of Edinburgh Fest is serving up only the finest comedy acts, a triple whammy of talent that guarantees to have the crowd roaring with …

Comedy

French Women Do Everything Better au Melbourne International Comedy Festival .

Translation in<p>EnglishFrançais<p>Download<p>(Kate Hanley- Corley)<p>Kate Hanley- Corley ( Fanny Bouffante ) nous parle du spectacle " French Women do …

Comedy Festival

The ABC declares an unrivalled commitment to comedy

Share Email Comments<p>The ABC has celebrated humour at the Melbourne International Comedy Festival, promising an unrivalled commitment to comedy …

FIFA World Cup

Deadly Funny

Description<p>Cheeky and loud, black and proud! This deadly competition unearths the freshest, fiercest and funniest Aboriginal and Torres Strait …

Torres Strait Islander

Wil Anderson: Wilegal

The Gruen host returns to the Comedy Festival after his headline-grabbing arrest<p>It wasn't just Wil Anderson's mates who assumed his arrest …

Comedy Festival

Melbourne International Comedy Festival: The 6 best shows to see tonight

The Melbourne International Comedy Festival is upon us once more. But with hundreds of shows to choose from, where's the best place to begin? Right …

Comedy Festival

Melbourne International Comedy Festival 2018: 5 hilarious shows to see tonight

The Melbourne International Comedy Festival is upon us once more. But with hundreds of shows to choose from, where's the best place to begin? Right …

Comedy Festival

Melbourne International Comedy Festival reviews

How do you even start to navigate your way through the 600+ acts at the Melbourne International Comedy Festival? Our reviewers are here to help, with …

Comedy Festival

Natalie Palamides is well-prepared for the encore tour of 'Laid'

Natalie Palamides is in a state of flux. The Hollywood-based comedian, actor and podcaster is currently trialling and work-shopping a new stage show …

Comedy Festival

Amos Gill is asking the important questions in his new show, 'Where Have I Been All Your Life?'

At just 26, Amos Gill has a CV any self-respecting comic today would be proud of. He has amassed a slew of awards and nominations, including Best …

Comedy

Dane Baptiste praises 'G.O.D. (Gold. Oil. Drugs.)' with his hilarious Melbourne International Comedy Festival show

London born dead-end office worker turned internationally renowned stand up, Dane Baptiste made history in 2014 when he became the first black …

Comedy Festival

Overseas Star Randy Makes Off-Broadway Debut in RANDY WRITES A NOVEL

He has headlined with Neil Patrick Harris and Jane Krakowski in Montreal, won Outstanding Show at the Melbourne Comedy Festival, starred on his own …

Comedy Festival

Review: Ali McGregor's variety night a shot of gin for the funny bone

<b>COMEDY FESTIVAL</b><b><br>ALI MCGREGOR ★★★★</b><b><br>Ali McGregor's Late-Nite Variety-Nite Night, The Famous Spiegeltent, until April 1</b><p>If the All Stars opening of the …

Comedy Festival

Class Clowns Grand Final

Description<p>The search is on for Australia’s funniest teens! This one-of-a-kind, national secondary school comedy competition encourages teenagers …

Australia

Australian comedian forced to defend show that pokes fun at autism

An Australian comedian has been forced to defend her show at the Melbourne International Comedy Festival that pokes fun at autism.<p>Nikki Osborne has …

Autism

Fun Times at Melbourne International Comedy Festival

April is traditionally one of the ‘funniest times’ in Melbourne, and this year is no exception. The reason—The Melbourne International Comedy …

Comedy