Sydney Comedy Festival

Sydney Comedy Festival

The Sydney Comedy Festival is Sydney's biggest annual comedy event. 85000 people will go see the biggest international stars & the most promising new talent. Kyran Wheatley is going to try to interview them all - the comedians obviously, not the punters. SUBSCRIBE!

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May 13, 2013 12 min
Claire Hooper was in Sydney for the Action Aid gig Frocking Hilarious. After she was brilliant on stage at the Enmore theatre she wandered off and in for a chat.
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In 2012 Amelia was lured from the rocky shores of England and travelled to the Philippines to take up a position with a television production company. Never one to knock back adventure, she was sold a story of crystal waters and creative freedom but entered a tax haven guarded by guns, malice and a formaldehyde beer called Red Horse. Giddy up. Adventures are defined as an exciting experience or bold undertaking; nowhere does it me...
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May 13, 2013 12 min
Wendy Harmer is in your newspapers, on your interwebs, over the radio, on the tv and generally having opinions all over the place. She has one here - on women in comedy.
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May 13, 2013 7 min
George McEncroe was performing as part of the Rights! Comedy! Action! Frocking Hilarious fundraiser for Action Aid during the Sydney Comedy Festival.
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May 12, 2013 8 min
Watch Seaton answer life's greatest questions in his existentialist romp, "Where? Why? Where?" Be amazed by Jazz's dissection of human conquest and failure in, "Earth: May Contain Traces of Human." Two comedians, two acts, 70 minutes of, "Thought provoking, original, intense and a snifter of the bizarre." - Jemima Carroll (Sydney Fringe Festival)
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May 12, 2013 11 min
Tom Walker has one ambition in life and that is to be everything that anyone has ever wanted to be ever. So far he has won the Cranston Cup, been a NSW finalist in the Raw Comedy Competition and had his debut stand-up show, Funemployable, open at the Sydney Fringe Festival to great acclaim. This is a show about being a man.
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May 12, 2013 17 min
Daniel Townes is back for another comedy festival in Sydney with the best jokes he's ever told: just jokes, no fat, pure stand-up comedy. Don't miss out. A festival regular, Daniel Townes was nominated for the 2011 Sydney Comedy Festival Time Out Magazine People's Choice Award, and has just released his first live DVD, "Previously", a collection of his favourite bits of material from his years performing both...
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May 11, 2013 16 min
Disappointed with people… Impressed with cats? We should talk. Steele has just realised that perhaps cats aren’t the greatest; it’s that humans have really lowered his expectations. Join a favourite of the Melbourne stand-up comedy live circuit and host of the cult hit podcast 'I Love Green Guide Letters' for his Sydney Comedy Festival début. A show that’s for cat fanatics and human cynics alike. "Profound, candid, ...
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May 11, 2013 14 min
Singapore’s hottest new comics visit Australia together for the first time ever in this very special show. Featuring: Fakkah Fuzz - "A young, talented Malay stand up comedian" 8 Days Rishi Budhrani - "hilarious material” The Online Star Jinx Yeo - "One of Singapore's freshest young comic stars in the making" The Comedy Club Asia Sons of Singapore is an exciting troupe of young Singaporean comedians under...
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May 11, 2013 8 min
SMH's Top 10 Rising Comedians 2012, are a quirky musical comedy duo, whose original songs and sketches are infectious and irreverent. ' A naughty match made in comedy heaven'. Time Out 'Kelfi and Fikel are one of the most energetic and talented comedy duos I have ever seen.' Australian Stage
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May 10, 2013 11 min
It's Underground! It's Awesome! It's a Quest! "a joy to watch" The Age **** "turns ordinary tales into wonderful adventures" Adelaide Advertiser ****
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May 10, 2013 8 min
SHOWS INFO Tweet EVIN DONOHOE Game Changer Barack Obama and My Part in His Victory ABOUT REVIEWS MEDIA VIDEO In 2012, politics junkie and Aussie-American comic Evin Donohoecampaigned for Barack Obama in Virginia, USA – where the voters are passionate, the stakes are high, and the guns are extra, extra legal. With thrilling stories straight from the trail, Evin gives a unique insight into presidential campaigning and hot hot Amer...
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May 10, 2013 10 min
Action and adventure abound as archaeologist Montana Max and his entourage travel the globe to recover priceless artefacts and explore the unknown, all the while fighting the communist threat that looms ever-present in this 1950's radio play piss-take written by David Williams and starring Cameron Knight and Susie Youssef. http://www.sydneycomedyfest.com.au/single-event?show_id=90
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May 10, 2013 13 min
Sol Bernstein is performing in the Sydney Comedy Festival in many of the showcases around town. He is also appearing at The Sydney Comedy Store during the festival.
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May 9, 2013 6 min
Lead singer of world beating comedy rock band Dead Cat Bounce returns to Sydney with a brand new solo show. Expect guitar wielding comedy of the highest order. Winner People's Choice Award, Sydney Comedy Festival 2011 and The Jury Prize 2010. "So good that pointlessness doesn't matter." **** The Age
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