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Newsie bites (dreaded lurgy edition)

The various State RAW Comedy Finals are occurring or have just happened…Red Card Comedy returns to the Roxbury Hotel in Glebe next Saturday…Impro Melbourne is taking bookings for their next Actors Only Impro Workshops…The All New Grudge Match Comedy Football season 2009 has kicked off in Brisbane…The current (last ever?) season of Impro Vice in Hobart finishes up on Thursday night

Quickhit: Catch comics doing festival previews before the Adelaide Fringe starts

The last few weeks have seen a smorgasbord of special-guest-spots from comedians testing their festival shows before heading off to Adelaide, where the Fringe Festival kicks off from February 26th. So for those of us who don’t live in Adders, this week is the last chance to catch some of these people around the traps for a month or more.

News Snippets

Gleaned from sources sundry and various: If you missed the first show of SBS new homegrown comedy Swift and Shift Couriers on Monday night, you can catch the full episode online at the SBS TV homepage. The next show airs on Monday 3rd November at 8:30pm. Melbourne impro troupe The Crew are providing the entertainment […]

Touring shows for June ’08

June is when most comedy tours finish up here in Oz for a few months as flocks of comedians head north for the comedy festivals of Edinburgh, Montreal and various smaller summer comedy festivals in the northern hemisphere. So the next few weeks are your best chance to catch top comics putting those finishing touches […]

Comedy Tours: May

Booking details can be found at the performers’/venues’ websites linked below: The Chaser’s Age of Terror Variety Hour on tour until July 2nd. Remaining shows will be in SYDNEY • ADELAIDE • CANBERRA • GEELONG • MELBOURNE • BRISBANE • NEWCASTLE Heath Franklin’s Chopper in Make Deadsh*ts History – on tour until June 8th. Remaining […]