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Hannah Gadsby returns with new show ‘Douglas’

Hannah Gadsby returns with new show ‘Douglas’

Hannah Gadsby is ready to head out into the world with a brand new show, it’s called ‘Douglas’. Gadsby had declared that she was no longer going to do stand-up comedy, her final show Nanette, was a massive success and saw her tour the world, and the Netflix special capturing the show was watched by millions. Following […]

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Daniel Monks nominated for Best Actor AACTA

Daniel Monks nominated for Best Actor AACTA

Perth raised actor Daniel Monks has been nominated for the Best Actor award at the AACTA Awards. Monks is nominated for his starring role in the independent film Pulse. The film, that was created by Monks and his creative partner Director Stevie Cruz-Martin, has been a festival hit around the globe. In the acting category […]

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Hannah Gadsby tells Jimmy Fallon she’s rethinking her retirement from comedy

Hannah Gadsby tells Jimmy Fallon she’s rethinking her retirement from comedy

Australian comedian Hannah Gadsby has made an appearance on The Tonight Show telling host Jimmy Fallon she’s rethinking her decision to quit comedy. Gadsby had announced she’d be moving on to new ventures after delivering her show Nanette. The show has earned raved reviews as Gadsby has performed live and since a Netflix recording of the show debuted […]

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Why everyone is talking about Hannah Gadsby’s ‘Nanette’

Why everyone is talking about Hannah Gadsby’s ‘Nanette’

Hannah Gadsby performed her final stand-up comedy show Nanette around Australia earlier this year, and a recently released Netflix special has got everyone talking about her powerful performance. In the show Gadsby deconstructs comedy explaining the very simple process that comedian go through of creating tension and release, a set up and a punchline. The popular comedian […]

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Hannah Gadsby stand-up special Nanette coming to Netflix

Hannah Gadsby stand-up special Nanette coming to Netflix

Aussie comedy favourite Hannah Gadsby is bringing her final stand-up show to Netflix next month. Nanette, which Gadsby has described as her final gig before taking her leave from the comedy world, has been touring Australia since last year. When in Perth last year, Gadsby comedically and critically analyses her queer identity, mental health, sexual […]

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Review | Hannah Gadsby totally deconstructs comedy with Nanette

Review | Hannah Gadsby totally deconstructs comedy with Nanette

Nanette | Heath Ledger Theatre | 27th-28th Jan | ★ ★ ★ ★  It’s not often that an audience sitting in a half-stunned silence is the mark of a good comedy show. No one coughs. No one even shifts their feet. Most importantly, no one laughs. When I spoke to Hannah Gadsby last week about her comedy […]

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Hannah Gadsby on Nanette, leaving comedy, and the postal vote

Hannah Gadsby on Nanette, leaving comedy, and the postal vote

Hannah Gadsby is taking on Perth again—for the last time. After over a decade, Hannah Gadsby is giving up comedy, but not before one final explosive chance for Perth to see her at Perth’s Fringe World. We caught up with Hannah to find out what to expect from her swan song ‘Nanette’. “I don’t know […]

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Hannah Gadsby wins Barry Award as she leaves comedy world

Hannah Gadsby wins Barry Award as she leaves comedy world

Out comic Hannah Gadsby has taken out the prestigious Barry Award for her latest stand-up show Nanatte. Gadsby recieved the accolade at this year’s Melbourne International Comedy Festival this weekend for what may be the comedian’s last stand-up tour. The Please Like Me star used her acceptance speech to denounce the award’s namesake Barry Humphries for his past […]

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Josh Thomas confirms Please Like Me is finished

Josh Thomas confirms Please Like Me is finished

After much speculation following the season four finale, creator Josh Thomas has confirmed his award-winning comedy Please Like Me has come to an end. Thomas’ first foray into television was lauded as an earnest, insightful and hilarious look at contemporary Australia. The program explored sexuality, mental illness, youth, family and so much more through the uniquely […]

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Review | Hannah Gadsby: Nanette

Review | Hannah Gadsby: Nanette

Hannah Gadsby: Nanette | Heath Ledger Theatre | ★ ★ ★ ★  Hannah Gadsby is quitting comedy. She says she’s just not funny anymore. I’m still not sure if this was a bit, but Gadsby’s trademark deadpan delivery sure had me convinced and concerned that she was actually bowing out of the game with her […]

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