South African-born, Urzila Carlson is a multi-award-winning Stand Up comedian who appears regularly on television shows in Australia. Urzila’s natural cheeky, straight-up style will have you eating out of her hand* the moment she takes the stage and you’ll want to be her friend. She’s not only a recognisable face on the comedy circuit in Australia & New Zealand, but also a celebrated author, columnist, presenter, sports enthusiast and a DIY expert**.
* Please note there might not be anything in her hand to eat.
** Not a real expert.
“Effortlessly likeable…stream of belly-laughs.” - The Age
Anne Edmonds is one of Australia’s most exciting stand-up, character and banjo-playing comedians. Since bursting onto the scene in 2010, she has brought her exquisitely incisive characters, songs and worldview to clubs and comedy festivals around Australia and the world! Anne continues to be a familiar face on Australian TV screens as she makes regular appearances on Network Ten’s Have You Been Paying Attention?, The Project and Hughesy, We Have a Problem.
“Still laughing the next day, simply a fantastic performer.”
Carla Wills is quickly becoming a rising star. First winning the Adelaide Comedy Best Newcomer Award, followed by making the Raw National Finals she is certainly taking the comedy scene by storm. Her festival shows last year regularly sold out and she deservedly earned a five star review. She’s hilarious, sassy and on the up and up.
“This was exactly the sort of show I had been waiting for. Carla Wills totally nailed it with a mix of dry wit, cutting observation and the meaning of life”
Adelaide Show Podcast
It’s been a massive year for Nazeem Hussain. He became a Dad, his sketch show Orange Is The New Brown began airing on Channel 7, he recorded his first Netflix special and he was finally invited to speak at his high school assembly. But more than fatherhood itself, Nazeem is most excited about joking about these things and more on stage!
“And just when you think you have him pegged, he sneaks up on you again, showing society’s conventional wisdom to be little more than prejudice, yet somehow picking out something side-splittingly funny therein.”
The Times (UK)
Dane Simpson is one of Australia's rapidly rising stars. He has toured around Australia doing various comedy shows. He starred in the hit stand-up comedy show "Aborigi-LOL" which sold out its entire season at the Melbourne International Comedy Festival 2018. He toured Western Australia with his variety show "Great Danes" and also performed at the XXI Commonwealth Games Festival. You might have seen him on ABC's Comedy Up Late, at the Melbourne International Comedy Festival Gala, or you might even recognise him from Ten’s Have You Been Paying Attention?
Lori Bell is an award winning comedian based in Adelaide. In 2017 Lori starred alongside Ivan Aristeguieta in the ABC comedy series Lost In Pronunciation and has been strutting the stage as her alter ego Granny Flaps since 2010. As she has won an Adelaide Fringe Award, played at the Big Day Out, toured with Puppetry of the Penis, and filmed a DVD of her first solo show, Granny Flaps - Opens Up.
"Lori Bell is an exemplary comedian with a confident stage presence, a vast repertoire of jokes, and an infectious enthusiasm which allows her to bring the audience all the way along for the ride."