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Melbourne International Comedy Festival Award for the most outstanding show Winner: James Acaster Cold Lasagne Hate Myself 1999 (UK) Nominees: Anne Edmonds What’s Wrong With You?, Cassie Workman... Continue Reading
We're delighted to announce the nominees for the 2019 Melbourne International Comedy Festival awards! Melbourne International Comedy Festival Award for the most outstanding show Anne Edmonds - What’s Wrong With... Continue Reading
Nominee announcement for the 2019 Melbourne International Comedy Festival awards will be made at 10.30am on Tuesday 16 April. 2019 will mark the 22nd annual awards for the Festival that recognise excellence and creativity across the... Continue Reading
Congratulations to Fady Kassab (NSW) - our 2019 RAW Comedy Winner! Fady took out the top spot, alongside runners up Laura Hutchinson (WA) and Suraj Kolarkar (QLD). Fady will now go on to compete in 'So You Think You're... Continue Reading
A massive congratulations to Fabian Woods from Western Australia - our 2019 Deadly Funny National Winner! Fabian had the audience and judges (Kevin Kropinyeri, Caroline Martin, Celia Pacquola and Sam Simmons) in stitches from... Continue Reading
Are you having a laugh? Because we are! P&O Cruises will have guests in stitches with laughter when flagship Pacific Explorer departs on a first of its kind voyage to the Melbourne International Comedy Festival. Departing Sydney... Continue Reading
A huge congratulations to Patti Fawcett of Bendigo South East College who today (Friday 29 March) took out the 24th Class Clowns National Grand Final at The Forum! Patti walks away with a prize of $1500, a... Continue Reading
We’re super excited to have the brilliant Steph Tisdell confirmed as host for Deadly Funny 2019! Since taking out the competition in 2014 Steph has gone from strength to strength, with her first solo show ‘Identity... Continue Reading
On Wednesday 20 March the incomparable Tom Gleeson and an all-star line up of performers tore the roof off the Palais Theatre for The Gala, proudly supporting Oxfam. There was fanfare. There was flourish. There was a whole lot of... Continue Reading
A grant supporting a new generation of strong funny women serious about comedy We are very pleased with the announcement of Stand Up! Grants, an Andrews Labor Government initiative inspired by the talent and promise of Eurydice... Continue Reading
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