The nation’s freshest, uncooked comedy talent battle it out to be named 2014’s funniest
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Designed to draw out budding comedians from the dark corners of pubs and bars… or that bloke at the bus stop in the mornings with his rib-cracking one-liners, Australia’s annual open mic comedy competition is heating up in Melbourne. RAW Comedy has opened its arms to emerging stand-ups every year since 1996 and has provided a veritable launch pad for big names in the industry (like Angry Boys creator and star Chris Lilley; Talkin’ ‘Bout Your Generation panellist Josh Thomas; Tasmania’s Hannah Gadsby and internationally lauded comedy music man Tim Minchin). Come down to the State Final here at the Evelyn before the Grand Final at Melbourne Town Hall on April 13.