If there’s one thing we can not get enough of right now, it’s laughs.
The outside world is a confusing, unfamiliar place, and even as things look to slowly get back to normal in Australia, we’re set to be dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic and the fallout from it for a long time to come.
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Which is why, more than ever, we are seeking out distractions. And is there any greater distraction than comedy?
From Saturday, May 9 Stan will premiere the Australian Lockdown Comedy Festival, with more than 20 of Australia’s biggest and most recognisable comedians offering us laughs from the comfort of their own homes.
How to watch the Australian Lockdown Comedy Festival.
Australian Lockdown Comedy Festival will premiere Saturday, May 9 at 7pm AEST.
There will be a total of four episodes, with new episodes weekly on Stan.
The Australian Lockdown Comedy Festival comedians.
The lineup is basically the who’s who of Aussie comedy, coming together after the cancellation of major shows like the Melbourne International Comedy Festival and Sydney Comedy Festival.
Okay, take a deep breath, because this will take a while: Wil Anderson, Cal Wilson, Nazeem Hussain, Dave Hughes, Zoë Coombs Marr, Tommy Little, Geraldine Hickey, Dilruk Jayasinha, Steph Tisdell, Aaron Chen, Sam Campbell, Michelle Brasier, Nath Valvo, Tom Ballard, Randy Feltface, Claire Hooper, Becky Lucas, Sam Taunton, Nikki Britton, Demi Lardner and Tom Walker, plus newcomers Lauren Bonner, Oliver Twist, Blake Freeman and Bec Charlwood will all feature.
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