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GSOH essential on V-Day

Of course your favourite comedy rooms have anticipated your Valentine’s Day needs! I’ve only received details from a few Sydney rooms, but no doubt every comedian out there has some special schtick for V-Day, whether they are hopelessly romantic or seriously jaded about the whole thing. Sydney Looking for love? Impro Late Show at the […]

Holiday snippets

This article has been updated since first posted. You may have noticed a dearth of updates the last few weeks – holiday time has taken its toll, I’m afraid.

However, here’s a few announcements of upcoming dates for you all:

Quest for the Best Grand Final: a great night for comedy

This article has been updated since first publication

Like nearly everybody else who is interested in comedy in Sydney, I was at the Santa Scholastica College Auditorium on Wednesday night to see 12 rising comics strut their stuff for the chance to be the night’s winner of a cheque for $5,000. Having had to turn hundreds away from last year’s Grand Final at the normal Comedy on the Rox venue at the Roxbury Hotel, this year Kathryn Bendall decided to rent a larger space and see if she could fill it with a capacity crowd. An audience of 750 people proved that she could.

The crowd was full of the contestants’ friends, family and supportive work colleagues, as many as possible there to vote for their favourite, because the contest goes to the comic who gets the most audience votes.