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“If anyone reads this and wants to host a full production of the play, get in contact with me!” – an interview with Christopher Bryant about ‘The Other Place’

Katherine Back

Winner of the State Library of Victoria’s inaugural Russell Beedles Performing Arts Fellowship, playwright and actor Christopher Bryant is debuting his fellowship-winning play The Other…

“I feel like I’m just yelling into the abyss” – Rose Callaghan on women in comedy, ADHD and community television

Til Knowles

A few weeks ago, comedian Rose Callaghan took some time out of her busy day to chat to Til Knowles about her upcoming solo show,…

“I don’t like waiting between laughs, it makes me more nervous than I already am, so short jokes means you can keep it going” – Tim Vine talks comedy, music, and Melbourne

Nick Jones

If you don’t like waiting to laugh, have we got the comedian for you; with his rapid fire delivery, it’s not hard to see why…

“The Internet up to this point just seems to be people feverishly trying to outlive each other in terms of the intensity of our lives” – David O’Doherty on having a reasonable time, small keyboards, and Melbourne

Nick Jones

David O’Doherty has a small keyboard, an Irish accent and a head full of dreams. Well, he has at least two of those things. “Life…

“People very often get confused between ends and means in comedy, and the end is to make people laugh” – Al Murray on controversy in comedy, the Pub Landlord, and ‘The (British) Empire Strikes Back’

Nick Jones

Perfect for anyone who enjoys a Pint – or a wine for the Ladies – the Pub Landlord is back in town. I sat down…

“According to neuroscience, coming up with a joke is just as enjoyable as telling a joke.” – An Interview with CJ Delling

Stacey Waters

CJ Delling is taking us on a walking tour of her head. In this years’ Melbourne International Comedy Festival she’s dedicated to showing us her…

“I’m a huge fan of comedians that can take on so many different characters” – Talking with Anne Edmonds about dream projects and the fun of satire.

Stacey Waters

Anne Edmonds, last year’s Piece of Wood winner from the MICF, is a comedian whose talents are spread out over a range of different niches.…

“For me, comedy IS about truth… I think words of all sorts can change things” – Sameena Zehra on political correctness, affogatos and ‘Homicidal Pacifist’.

Til Knowles

Sameena Zehra has decided it’s time to cut back the human race. She’s made a list. A culling list. She’s willing to share it with…