Comedy Review: David Strassman – iTedE

If you’re old enough to recognise Hey, Hey It’s Saturday’s Plucka Duck in the current KFC ads than chances are you’ll also remember David Strassman. The ventriloquist and comedian was often a guest on the show with his two much-loved characters, the naive but sweet Ted E Bare and the foul-mouthed, Chuck Wood. Strassman now has a number of new characters that he throws into the mix, but his show at the Enmore Theatre proved that the two old ones are by far his best.... Read More | Share it now!

Scoundrel and feminist Rowena Hutson on growing up, wisecracking movie heroes, and the power of pop culture.

Inspired by a childhood growing up idolising Indiana Jones and Wolverine, though never the women that starred alongside them, Rowena Hutson’s show Strong Female Character examines the problematic relationships we have with the flawed male leads and their forgettable female counterparts. Ahead of her run at the Brisbane Comedy Festival, Rowena spoke to the AU Review about the show, and hints at what we can expect from this diverse and energetic performer.... Read More | Share it now!

Adelaide Fringe Festival Review: Sammy J & Randyland – Corona Theatre, Garden of Unearthly Delights (18.02.16)

Oh, Sammy J & Randy. For many Adelaide Fringe Festival goers, it just simply isn’t a year in the Garden of Unearthly Delights without these two bringing an hour or so of their absurdly wicked comedy through to one of the tents erected throughout Rymill Park. Their latest show, Sammy J & Randyland, sees the duo dealing with the pressures of their longtime partnership, the tensions of which are fuelled by the fact they’ve decided to embark on a new business venture – taking a ridiculous loan out and purchasing a theme park in order to fulfill one of Sammy’s lifelong dreams.... Read More | Share it now!

Adelaide Fringe Festival Photo Gallery: Nath Valvo: Tongue in Cheek – Campanile, Garden of Unearthly Delights (18.02.16)

Melbourne comedian and Adelaide Fringe Festival favourite, Nath Valvo, returned to the Garden of Unearthly Delights this Fringe season with his show, Tongue in Cheek. Taking on everything from dysfunctional family tales through to gym junkies and Tinder, Valvo is in the Garden until the end of the month with a killer new hour of comedy. Check out John’s shots from Nath’s show in the Campanile on Thursday night and buy your tickets to Tongue in Cheek here!... Read More | Share it now!