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Comedy - 29 Mar-02 Apr

The English stand-up returns to Melbourne to premiere his new show, a play (of sorts) composed entirely of actors in the form of disembodied voices pre-recorded onto cassette tapes. Kitson invites the...

Comedy - 27 Mar-05 Apr

The queen of acerbic asides, Ruby Wax returns to the stage in her part-comedy, part-group therapy sessions, Sane New World . Coming off the back of a sold-out Australian tour in 2013, Wax offers a guide to...

Comedy - 31 Mar-05 Apr

Irishman Jason Byrne has been in the comedy caper for a while – this is his 20th year in the business, to be exact. In reference to that milestone, his latest show at the Melbourne International Comedy...

Latest Melbourne comedy reviews

Mark Watson

Mark Watson

One of the UK's most celebrated comics is back after three years

Paul Foot

Paul Foot

A sharp eye for satire underneath layers of hysterical absurdity

Laura Davis

Laura Davis

The Perth-born Fringe fave brings hope to the awkward

Jason Byrne

Jason Byrne

The shouty Irishman plays to his strengths this season

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Upcoming comedy events in Melbourne

Noel Fielding

Noel Fielding

The Mighty Boosh star makes a triumphant return to Melbourne

Ruby Wax

Ruby Wax

The queen of acerbic asides is back for more after a sold-out tour

Stephen K Amos

Stephen K Amos

The Feel good funny dude takes us on a tour of his world

Lee Naimo

Lee Naimo

Axis of Awesome member goes it alone in his first stand-up show

Ronny Chieng

Ronny Chieng

Wants you to know you don't know what you're talking about

Avenue Q

Avenue Q

The Broadway musical with an adult take on Sesame Street

The 3 Mikados

The 3 Mikados

Colin Lane and David Collins stage Gilbert and Sullivan’s operetta

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Regular comedy nights

Comedy rooms

Comedy rooms

We visit Melbourne’s best regular comedy nights

The Big HOO-HAA!

The Big HOO-HAA!

One of the nation's longest running improv nights keeps on improv-ing

Impro rooms

Impro rooms

Tired of dull predictable comedy? We’ve got just the thing…

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Melbourne news & interviews

Sandra Bernhard

Sandra Bernhard

Meet the multi-talented and slightly daunting Sandra Bernhard

Eddie Izzard

Eddie Izzard

Transvestite, comedian, humanist, atheist and actor. It's Eddie Izzard

Adam Hills

Adam Hills

It's time you knew, Adam Hills is right about everything

Judith Lucy

Judith Lucy

Death, change and laughs with the whip smart Judith Lucy

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