Hosted by Triple M’s Lawrence Mooney, the sampler features the hottest rising stars of the comedy world (and a secret special guest or two), lovingly hand-picked to provide you with the ultimate comedy sampler. If you're not sure what to see this Comedy Festival what better way to check out a short set from some of the best acts in the Festival?
After another sold-out run in Edinburgh working tirelessly to give Aussies an even worse reputation overseas, Alex is back on home soil to wholeheartedly embrace his inner sick-f*ck in a brand new hour sure to knock you for a home-run. Metaphorically of course, it’s not an hour of baseball, unless I run out of material & someone has a key to the high school sports shed.
Arj Barker -
We Need To Talk
Sunday 21 April 7pm
'Hey, you got a hour? Look, I've been doing a shit-ton of thinking about...us, and where we're headed. This isn't easy, but I need to be 100% honest with you, even if what I say makes you laugh, very, very hard. You had better sit down for this....'
Age Of Fools
Tuesday 26 Mar -
Sunday 7 April 2019
Scottish comedian Danny Bhoy returns to Australia with a brand new show in 2019! Don’t miss this chance to see the internationally-renowned and critically-acclaimed comic who regularly sells out tours all over the world with his unique brand of observational storytelling.
Fiona has always had the gun to her own head in her searingly honest brand of comedy, but watch out people of Australia. In this brand new hour of stand up, Fiona decides it's time to turn her weapon towards some other idiots.
Foil, Arms & Hog - CRAIC-LING
Turn it Up
Wed 27 Mar -
Sun 21 Apr
Frenchy is back with his brand new and most outrageous show yet – Turn it Up.
This unforgettable night is full of wild banter along with ridiculous stories and crowd work that is amongst the best in the world (self-proclaimed).
The Fourth Floor
Thursday 28 March -
Sunday 21 April
He's halfway to the rooftop party, and too far up to take the stairs back down. Call it a mid-life crisis or mid-life celebration, Ivan is livin' la mid-vida loca. After a successful 2018 World Tour, Ivan is ready to his life to the next level. Going up!
Tue 9 to Sun 14 Apr,
Tue 16 to Sun 21 Apr
'Hilarious... It gets no better than this... Brilliant!' (Time Out). World-class stand-up from one of live comedy's internationally acclaimed masters!
'Hilarious... If laughter is the best medicine, Jimeoin is a course of steroids... Don't you miss it!' (Edinburgh Evening News).
Stephen K Amos
The Story So Far…
Thursday 28 March -
Sunday 7 April
Comedy superstar Stephen K Amos returns to Australia with a show looking back on his last 10 years. An evening of brilliant favourites, classics and new material. Stephen has been touring the world and brings his brand of uplifting, sometimes cynical, always witty and feelgood comedy back to Australia.