If you're a bit famous, you must be rich, right? Wrong. Especially in Australia's entertainment industry, where there are fewer big gigs and even scripted television is made for smaller budgets.
So, what has happened to Australia's artists since theatres, pubs and all live entertainment venues have been shut down? In short, they've lost pretty much all their income for the foreseeable future.
To redress this, Stan has commissioned a lockdown comedy festival and we're chatting with its producer and two of its stars about what a comedy career is without an audience.
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Host/Producer: Claire Murphy
Executive Producer: Melanie Tait
Audio Producer: Ian Camilleri
Guests: Todd Abbott, Creative Director of Guesswork Television; Tom Ballard, Comedian; Nikki Britton, Comedian.
The Australian Comedy Lockdown Festival premieres May 9 on STAN.
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