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What Were You Wearing presents: Newcastle Comedy Festival and Earp’s will be bringing you a diverse lineup of comedians, including both established and up-and-coming talent. Part of the proceeds from the show go towards What Were You Wearing – a community organization focused on providing awareness, education and advocacy against sexual assault. FT MC  – […]

Mid Flight Brawl LIVE

Involving grubs from every walk of life, and generally resulting from a cocktail of alcohol, prescription drugs, being in close proximity to people who are beneath you, and the modern attitude of never, under any circumstances, blaming yourself for the consequences of your actions, MID FLIGHT BRAWL catalogues these incidents.

Newcastle Comedy Festival Launch Showcase

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Newcastle Comedy Festival is bringing some of the best comedians from around Australia and NZ together for a cracking lineup at Earp Distillery. Our launch night will feature a rotation of multiple acts in a relaxed atmosphere where you can expect big belly laughs. Catch our “artist reveals” each week on social media to discover […]

My Cousin Vlad

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My Cousin Vlad returns to Newcastle with his most polished hour after selling out theatres across Australia and shows in Europe and the UK, the DIS/DAT show is a greatest hits of Vlads shredded takes on society and pop culture. Featuring music, a screen show and unpredictable stage antics, Vlad is ready to make people […]

Chris Ryan

Chris Ryan Newcastle Comedy Festival 2024 1:1

The world and everyone in it has reduced Chris Ryan to eye rolls and sighing. How are we expected to take anything seriously when everything is so half-arsed? What if the only thing that sparks your joy is another’s misfortune? When confronted with fakery, pop psychology and other people’s problems, sometimes the only word for […]

Luke Heggie

Luke Heggie Newcastle Comedy Festival 2024 1:1

These are the tribulations of someone just trying to stay alive until he’s dead, while attempting to remain a man of the people. The people aren’t really honouring their end of the bargain. Besides nothing, the crushing majority of people don’t know anything. In fact, most of them are heading in the right direction for […]

Andrew Hamilton

Andrew Hamilton Newcastle Comedy Festival 2024 1:1

It’s been two years since Andrew was released from prison, after selling psychedelic drugs for over a decade. He thought if he stopped breaking the law, he’d become a better person. He didn’t. Shit Bloke is the follow-up show to Andrew’s smash-hit debut show “Jokes About The Time I Went To Prison”, which garnered rave […]

Newcastle Comedy Festival Launch

Newcastle Comedy Festival 2024 Launch 1:1

Newcastle Comedy Festival is bringing some of the best comedians from around Australia and NZ together for a cracking line-up show at Earp Distilling. A hilarious evening of comedy power. huge names, emerging superstars and the best cuisine and beverages in town.   These will sell out quick!

Melanie Bracewell

Melanie Bracewell Newcastle Comedy Festival 2024 1:1

Ahhhh! Watch out! It’s Melanie Bracewell! You may have seen her on her hit show, The Cheap Seats, or embarrass herself on Taskmaster NZ. Now is your chance to see her live as she brings her brand-new stand-up show to Newcastle. Melanie promises to bring you her signature brand of relatable, goofy and punchline-heavy stand up comedy. […]

Cameron James

Cameron James Newcastle Comedy Festival 2024 1:1

Nominee 2022 Melbourne International Comedy Festival Award for Most Oustanding Show Winner Director’s Choice Award 2022 Sydney Comedy Festival Hi, my name’s Cameron James and this is a show about music, love and the summer in 2009 that I worked as a singing Captain Jack Sparrow impersonator at a suburban dinner theatre restaurant. Chuck in […]