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Review: Wil Anderson in Goodwil | Melbourne International Comedy Festival

Review: Wil Anderson in Goodwil | Melbourne International Comedy Festival

There’s no doubt that a night out at a Wil Anderson show will guarantee you a solid laugh. An old hand at radio and a familiar face on our screens, he’s dominated every medium but it’s when he struts his stuff on stage that he’s at his best.

Review: 1 Man Debate with Simon Taylor | Melbourne International Comedy Festival

Review: 1 Man Debate with Simon Taylor | Melbourne International Comedy Festival

Is masculinity still relevant? That’s the burning question of Simon Taylor’s one man debate, a witty, cleverly crafted and stylishly delivered comedy show. Taylor presents a self exploration in a Janus-style fashion, with his opposite traits of manliness and femininity on display for the audience to laugh at and enjoy.

Review: Lawrence Leung’s Part Time Detective Agency | Melbourne International Comedy Festival

Review: Lawrence Leung’s Part Time Detective Agency | Melbourne International Comedy Festival

Lawrence Leung has garnered a fair bit of street cred and a large devoted audience in past years, partly due to his solid shows at the comedy festival but also his two series on the ABC (of which more is needed please, Aunty). So it was with no surprise that Lawrence Leung’s Part-Time Detective Agency […]

Review: Jeff Green in Leaping off the Bell Curve | Melbourne International Comedy Festival

Review: Jeff Green in Leaping off the Bell Curve | Melbourne International Comedy Festival

It’s admirable how comfortable Jeff Green is on the stage, as he bounds out from behind the curtain to a crowd that knows him well. A regular performer at the Melbourne International Comedy Festival, his material is solid. Relationships, children, stories from his life, nothing too risky, everything rather safe, and so many laughs that […]

Review: Paul Foot in Kenny Larch is Dead | Melbourne International Comdey Festival

Review: Paul Foot in Kenny Larch is Dead | Melbourne International Comdey Festival

For those who aren’t prepared for him, Paul Foot can take a bit of getting used to. He explodes on stage dressed in a silver jacket and tie, a combination padlock through his belt loop. His mannerisms are of someone you might find on the 86 tram to Bundoora late at night. The shock factor […]

Review: Jennifer Wong is Spineless | Melbourne International Comedy Festival

Review: Jennifer Wong is Spineless | Melbourne International Comedy Festival

Everyone who went to see Jennifer Wong in Spineless last night probably realises it wasn’t her best night. The hesitant, nervous delivery of jokes worked for a while, but wore thin. She quickly abandoned the theme of trying to get a book published, let alone write one, within five minutes. Taking us through the intricacies […]

Review: David O’Doherty in Seize the David O’Doherty (Carpe DO’Diem) | Melbourne International Comedy Festival

Review: David O’Doherty in Seize the David O’Doherty (Carpe DO’Diem) | Melbourne International Comedy Festival

There’s something incredibly likeable about David O’Doherty, that I’m sure everyone that goes to see him comes away wishing he was their friend. Before he even opens his mouth you feel an affinity with him, and over the hour of the show you’re exposed to an hour of hilarious but gentle comedy.