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Melbourne Comedy Festival Roadshow 2017


Buckle up Australia, the Melbourne International Comedy Festival Roadshow is hitting the road to home deliver the freshest and funniest from Australia’s largest comedy festival!

With an all-killer, no-filler cast of Australian stars, talented newcomers and international performers we’ve got all your comedy bases covered.  Featuring everything from stand-up to sketch, slapstick to song, each individual line-up presents the best of the Festival in one hilarious show.


Dave Callan is the Irish born Melbourne comic who is best known for his roles on Rove Live and Triple J. Over the years he has popped up on Good News Week, Hey Hey its Saturday, Spicks and Specks, The Melbourne International Comedy Festival and Good Morning Australia with Bert Newton. Dave regular performs corporate hosting and comedy in Australia, New Zealand and South East Asia and is a regular on the festival circuit.

An Edinburgh Fringe favourite, Carl’s style of comedy has landed him nominations for the Edinburgh Comedy Award in 2013 and for Best Newcomer in 2009. He has won Best Newcomer at The Chortle Awards (2007), Leicester Mercury Comedian of the Year (2007) and Laughing Horse New Act of the Year (2006). Known internationally as well as in the UK, Carl has performed at some of the biggest comedy festivals in the world including; Montreal Just for Laughs, Melbourne International Comedy Festival, Sydney Comedy Festival and Kilkenny Cat Laughs.

With an impressive and an extraordinary ability to use humor to break down barriers and stereotypes as well as provoke thought in any audience, Andy Saunders takes satire to new heights. Trenchant observations of human behavior and sharp material combined with skills in attracting and holding the interest and attention of audiences of all ages are a powerful combination. Andy has quickly become one of the most popular and successful acts performing around the country today at a variety of events and venues.

Daniel Fernandes is one of India’s leading English Stand-Up comedians. He is a regular at comedy venues across the country and has performed internationally at comedy festivals in the Netherlands Singapore, Malaysia and Australia. Daniel’s material is a mix of observational, political and dark humour with a dash of social commentary. His self-titled YouTube channel currently at 8 million views has been a huge hit with fans in India and abroad particularly for his bold material.

Hit of Comedy Zone Asia 2016 at the Melbourne International Comedy Festival and on the Roadshow across Australia, Sharul Channa (Singapore) is a stand-up comic with razor sharp wit. Sharul is a TV regular who has performed for shows at the Comedy Lounge in Perth and Sydney in 2013 and at the Georgetown Festival in Penang 2013.

Don’t miss your chance to join the laughs at the Melbourne Comedy Festival Roadshow. Get on board, grab your mates and get giggling as the ultimate comedy roadtrip rolls into town!

Patron advice: Performances often contain coarse language, sexual references and material that can offend.

Presented by Rockhampton Regional Council. Part of the 2017 See it Live Theatre season. See more shows in the 2017 See It Live Theatre Season.

Ticket transaction fees may apply to purchases. Fees are based on your method of payment and the specific event you are attending and may differ from one event to another. Cash sales in person at the Box Office will not incur transaction fees.

Phone transaction fee: $5.25 per transaction
Internet convenience fee: $1.60 per ticket
Standard mail fee: $3.50
Registered mail fee: $6.50
These fees are current until 30 June 2017.

Venue: Pilbeam Theatre
Event Date: Friday, 05 May 2017
Time: 7.30pm
Cost: Adult $45, Pensioner$40, Adult Friend of Theatre $40, Pensioner Friend of Theatre $37.50, Tertiary Student / Youth $37.50, Group 10+ Adults $40, Rewards Adult $40, Rewards Pensioner $37.50
Phone: 4927 4111

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