Reviews: Comedy


Everyone has one of those friends who is always late, or stands you up at the last minute, but somehow you stay friends with them while bitterly complaining about how hopeless they are. Jon Walpole’s friend, Tim, inflicts the ultimate standing-up – he doesn’t turnup for their two-man show. In true show biz style, Walpole says the show must go on, and so it does, with Jon performing both his and Tim’s roles. Read our full theatre thoughts.

Con Coutis: Half Steam Ahead! Sydney Fringe Festival (NSW)

All aboard for an hour of zany madness, physical comedy, and cruise-based humour as comedian Con Coutis presents Half Steam Ahead! this Sydney Fringe Festival season. It’s a little bit sketch comedy, a little bit stand up, and a little bit pun-based humour. What’s for certain is, Half Steam Ahead! is a frenetic hour of comedy where you won’t know what to expect next. Read the full review now!

Cherry – Sydney Fringe Festival (NSW)

Millenials, cast your minds back to 2008. Where were you when Katy Perry entered your sphere? Maybe she was your sexual awakening when you first witnessed the music video for ‘I Kissed a Girl’, maybe she never quite resonated during your My Chemical Romance phase. For 13-year-old Sarah, seeing Katy Perry explode on RAGE was the start of her lifelong Katy Perry obsession. Read the full review now!

Heaven For Worms (for people) – Sydney Fringe Festival (NSW)

On a cold September night in Marrickville who would think you’d see satirical sci-fi comedy in a construction demountable? Well, I was lucky enough to see such a thing and it was the best kind of Fringe that one would hope to see.  In this small demountable we got to see a solid comedy show with the potential to be a break out hit, after some time and money spent on development. Read the full review!