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‘I borrow from her strength and just keep fighting’ – Tasya Teles on relating to Echo from the 100, developing characters and pizza

Til Knowles

Actress Tasya Teles has a pretty busy schedule right now. Her character Echo has been promoted to series regular on the 100, she’s opened a restaurant…

‘No matter what, there’s a place for you’ – Caitlin Yolland and Rob Lloyd talk about magic and comedy

Til Knowles

Comedians Caitlin Yolland and Rob Lloyd have two shared loves: Harry Potter, and comedy*. From these two passions comes A Brief History of Magic, performed…

‘What better way to entertain people than with human spectacle!’ – Francesco Minniti on making circus accessible in ‘Society’

Til Knowles

Francesco Minniti was lured into circus during his time at Swinburne University. Since his student days, the actor, director, writer and circus performer has devised…

‘I think if you’re a real comedian you can really only be a comedian’ – an interview with James Smith

Til Knowles

Australian stand up James Smith is returning to our shores to bring his show Pleasure Enthusiast to this year’s Melbourne International Comedy Festival. Smith, whose…

‘We just need to be funny and personally true to our opinion’ – a chat with Phil & Colwyn of Woah, Alyssa!

Naomi Blackman

Sketch comedy duo Woah, Alyssa! are about to hit the Melbourne International Comedy Festival’s final week with a bang. The duo is Colwyn Buckland and…

‘It feels good to laugh in the face of tension!’ – Lucy Peach talks menstruation, sex education and warm socks

Sam Jones

  Sex educator/musician/comedian Lucy Peach has landed at the Melbourne International Comedy Festival with her show My Greatest Period Ever. Known for her gentle folk…