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Melbourne International Comedy Festival Roadshow 2019

14 - 15 Jun

Grab a mate, grab a date… grab a ticket to the Roadshow!

Looking for a laugh? The Melbourne International Comedy Festival Roadshow is coming to town. Forget I-Spy, spotto and stale servo snacks, this road trip is jam-packed with a crew of fantastically funny comedians, specially selected to bring the fun of the Festival to towns and cities around the nation.

For 20 years the Melbourne International Comedy Festival has been touring far and wide, bringing giggles, guffaws and good times to Australia and further afield. Whether you’re in Katherine, Quirindi, Kyneton or Cairns, you can still experience Australia’s largest and best-loved comedy festival in your own backyard. We’ve got over 80 destinations on the laugh-laden schedule, and a line-up of artists to tickle anyone’s funny bone. The Roadshow really has something for everyone!

Grab a mate, grab a date… grab a ticket to the Roadshow!

Confirmed Cast

Cal Wilson

A perennial favourite on television shows such as Spicks and Specks, Good News Week, Thank God You’re Here, and more recently Have You Been Paying Attention? and Hughesy We Have a Problem.

Dave Callan (MC)

This Irish-born Melbourne-based comic  is best known for his roles on Rove Live and triple j. With over 20 years in the business in front of every type of crowd imaginable, Dave Callan is a performer who can get the job done and take the night to a new level.

Ben Knight

After roles in Upper Middle Bogan and Offspring, Ben has gone from strength to strength, selling out his Melbourne International Comedy Festival runs in both 2017 and 2018 and landing roles in two new Australian feature films.

Lloyd Langford (UK)

Originally from Wales, Lloyd has come to Australia to try and escape from Brexit. With appearances on British TV and radio, you might recognise him from Q.I. (BBC1) or The Unbelievable Truth (BBC Radio 4).

Blake Freeman

WINNER: Best Newcomer Award 2019! One of Australia’s brightest new comedians, making a name for himself with his own brand energetic and disarmingly honest comedy.

Please note: Blake Freeman has been added to the line-up to replace Nina Oyama who can no longer appear.


  • A night out that does not disappoint, it’s truly a ‘something for everyone’ kind of event. -
  • Some of the country's best comics… had audiences in tears. - The Queensland Times
  • A great night’s entertainment with something for everyone. - Manning River Times
  • Triumphant… there’s plenty of talent from Down Under, full of sharp wit and humour. - Bakchormeeboy Singapore
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