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2014 Melbourne International Comedy Festival Awards

2014 Melbourne International Comedy Festival Awards

April 22, 2014 |

The Melbourne International Comedy Festival’s 2014 season came to a close over the weekend and the 2014 Awards were announced on Saturday 19 April. Congratulations to all winners and nominees!  2014 AWARD WINNERS BARRY AWARD Winner - Denise Scott Nominees – The Boy With Tape on His Face, John Kearns, Tim Key, Kyle Kinane, Kraken, Celia [...]

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Please Like Me Season 2! Josh Thomas’ exclusive chat with Entertainment Weekly (US)

Please Like Me Season 2! Josh Thomas’ exclusive chat with Entertainment Weekly (US)

April 17, 2014 |

Josh has been busy writing and filming the second season of his acclaimed show Please Like Me for the last few months in Australia. Almost finished with filming he’s currently in the US where he sat down and had an exclusive chat with Entertainment Weekly who last year named the first season in their Top [...]

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Comedy Amongst Logie Nominees

Comedy Amongst Logie Nominees

March 31, 2014 |

The 2014 Logie Award Nominees have been announced and it seems it’s been a strong year for comedy. Comedians in the lineup include Andy Lee (Hamish & Andy’s Gap Year Asia, Nine Network) nominated for Most Popular Personality on TV and Most Popular Presenter, Hamish Blake (Hamish & Andy’s Gap Year Asia, Nine Network) nominated for Most Popular [...]

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A Few of Australia’s Funniest Sit Down for Final Feast Before Festival of Laughs

A Few of Australia’s Funniest Sit Down for Final Feast Before Festival of Laughs

March 26, 2014 |

“The cream of Australian comedy have come together for a final feast before they stand up to entertain the masses at the country’s biggest comedy festival. More than half a million people are expected to pour into the city for the Melbourne International Comedy Festival, which takes over the city on Wednesday for a 26-day [...]

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Adelaide Fringe Finishes on a High Note with Comedy the Big Winner

Adelaide Fringe Finishes on a High Note with Comedy the Big Winner

March 17, 2014 |

After a huge month, the Adelaide Fringe Festival finished last night. The winner of BankSA’s Best Comedy at The Fringe award was The Boy with Tape on his Face: More Tape. Other weekly winners included Frank Woodley, Abandoman, Denise Scott and Mickey D. Joel Creasy, Justin Hamilton and Eric Davis were some of the artists [...]

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Frank Woodley and Simon Keck’s Shows Win Fringe Weekly’s Comedy Awards

Frank Woodley and Simon Keck’s Shows Win Fringe Weekly’s Comedy Awards

February 21, 2014 |

Frank Woodley’s Fool’s Gold and Simon Keck’s Nob Happy Sock have won the comedy awards of the first week of Fringe Weeklies. Joel Creasey in Rock God was also highly recommended. Congratualtions to all!  All weekly award winners will go in the running for the BankSA Awards to be announced on the closing night.  Read [...]

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Frank Woodley Reveals Just How Far He’d Go For A Laugh

Frank Woodley Reveals Just How Far He’d Go For A Laugh

February 12, 2014 |

Ahead of the Brisbane Comedy Festival, Frank Woodley revealed to Scene Magazine just how far he’d go (and has gone) for a laugh. “It’s a little bit like playing a contact sport,” he says. “I’ve been pretty lucky. When we were doing Lano And Woodley, I injured my knee. I ended up having an operation [...]

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Tom Ballard Announced to Co-Host Mardi Gras on SBS2

Tom Ballard Announced to Co-Host Mardi Gras on SBS2

January 31, 2014 |

Comedian Tom Ballard, will co-host SBS 2′s broadcast of the Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras with The Feed‘s Patrick Abboud, and actress / musician Heather Peace. The trio will commentate on the best of the floats and costumes in the parade as well as feature reports and interviews with celebrity VIPs and participants involved [...]

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AACTA Awards: Please Like Me Wins Best Television Comedy or Light Entertainment Series

AACTA Awards: Please Like Me Wins Best Television Comedy or Light Entertainment Series

January 31, 2014 |

ABC2′s Please Like Me has been named Best Television Comedy or Light Entertainment Series! In Australian television, the 3rd AACTA Awards Ceremony celebrated eight unique programs across 11 categories and four networks, including the ABC (REDFERN NOW – SERIES 2, SHAUN MICALLEF’S MAD AS HELL -SERIES 2, THE TIME OF OUR LIVES and PLEASE LIKE ME); FOXTEL [...]

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Interview with Adelaide Fringe Artists Tom Gleeson, Adam Richard and Justin Hamilton

Interview with Adelaide Fringe Artists Tom Gleeson, Adam Richard and Justin Hamilton

January 29, 2014 |

With the start of the Adelaide Fringe Festival only a few weeks away, artists Tom Gleeson, Adam Richard and Justin Hamilton discussed their 2014 shows.     Tom Gleeson Your segment I Hate You Change My Mind on This Week Live took on a life of its own last year…any chance we might get to [...]

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