This is the big one. The 2015 festival line-up has been announced and with over 60 shows in 6 days it’s the biggest avalanche of comedy Canberra has ever seen. Be sure to check out the shows page for the full line-up, but see below for a few highlights;
- The 2015 festival has a true international flavour, as we welcome superstars; Jason Byrne (Ireland), Mike Wilmot (Canada), Urzila Carlson (South Africa/NZ), and Wil Sylvince (USA).
- After a smash-hit season at the Edinburgh Fringe, The Umbilical Brothers return to Canberra with their new show KiDSHoW (Not Suitable for Children)
- One of the biggest comics in Australia right now, Ronny Chieng (It’s a Date, Problems, Triple J, Melbourne International Comedy Festival) returns to Canberra with his new show You Don’t Know What You’re Talking About
- Australian favourites Peter Helliar (Rove Live, The Project), Akmal Saleh (Have You Been Paying Attention, Good News Week), Cal Wilson (Melbourne International Comedy Festival, Good News Week, Slideshow), Nazeem Hussain (Legally Brown, Triple J), and Sammy J & Randy (Barry Award Winners 2010, Good News World) will all be presenting shows at the festival.
- Plenty of Festival favourites are returning to Canberra in 2015 with brand new shows, including; The Stevenson Experience (Channel 10, The Comedy Channel), Daniel Connell, Luke Heggie, and Alice Fraser (SBS, FBi Radio), along with locals Harris Stuckey, Chris Endrey, Sophie Rutzou, Toby Halligan, Andrew and Danny Bensley, and Sparrow Folk.
- Plus heaps more, and more to to be announced! Check out the show page for details.
See you in March!
The Comedy Festival Team