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Comedy - Tue 31 Mar

Tucked away in one of Melbourne's hidden bars, a "legendary" Venezuelan DJ spins his magic. The alter-ego of New Zealand-born Barnie Duncan, Juan Vesuvius is here to bring calypso music and love to the...

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 - 18 Dec 2014-30 Nov

Formerly known as Five Boroughs Comedy, this Thursday night shindig has moved to the Portland Hotel, where it's still booked by comedian Karl Chandler. Thursday January 22  Glenn Robbins, Neel...

Upcoming comedy events in Melbourne

Paul Foot

Paul Foot

A sharp eye for satire underneath layers of hysterical absurdity

The 3 Mikados

The 3 Mikados

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

Dylan Moran

Dylan Moran

The Black Books star returns with a new wine-soaked show

Lee Naimo

Lee Naimo

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

Mark Watson

Mark Watson

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

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

Adam Hills

Adam Hills

The nice guy of comedy unleashes his new show, Clown Heart

Festival Club

Festival Club

Laugh your butt off into the night in the heart of the festival

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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

Judith Lucy

Judith Lucy

Death, change and laughs with the whip smart Judith Lucy

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

Sandra Bernhard

Sandra Bernhard

Meet the multi-talented and slightly daunting Sandra Bernhard

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