Batten Down the Hatches! Secure the gold tarpaulin! The mullet is back and the mayhem is riotous as The Travelling Sisters take to the stage at the Malthouse for the Melbourne Comedy Festival.

When Brendan Black and Martin Chellew heard an MP was sent away for empathy training, they had a lightbulb moment. This is a comic exploration of how Empathy Training might play out – and who might attend...

In Rhys! Rhys! Rhys! he is on fire, rifting on everything from trying to get an ADHD diagnosis to the types of stores that divorced women open.

Standing next to an upright coffin, Dracula-style, and behind a podium, Louey's delivery is straight, with a twinkle in her eye.

Seemingly "random" airport security checks, a love of meeting new people and marveling at the confidence of little girls, Kanini moves through a lot of material, all with a feminist spin.

Gigging to eight punters in a room not much bigger than a closet is a comedy festival rite of passage.

Not too heavy, just right, with Watson true to form, the hour breezes by exactly as you would expect from a comic of such calibre.

Who knew that sharing lockdown would give us all a heightened sense of community? Well Geraldine Hickey, and she’s tapped into that so sharply she can recreate that feeling with just a few words.

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