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Hannah Gadsby by Netflix from her special Nanette

Hannah Gadsby was so sure that acclaimed stand-up show Nanette would kill her career, she was planning to work in a shop after it was released. Nanette was supoposed to be Gadsby’s swansong before quitting comedy, but when the acclaimed show was recorded and released on Netflix it instead made Gadsby a global star. In …

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Hannah Gadsby by Netflix from her special Nanette

Hannah Gadsby has announced she will debut a brand new stand-up show in Australia this year after the global success of her critically-acclaimed 2017 special, Nanette. Douglas, named after the Tasmanian-born comic’s dog, will premiere in Melbourne in March, with a number of dates announced at Melbourne’s Arts Centre. After that, Gadsby will take the …

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comedian Hannah Gadsby at the 2018 Emmys

Australian comedian Hannah Gadsby has stolen the show at the 2018 Emmy Awards. Gadsby is still riding the wave of the worldwide success of her acclaimed Netflix special Nanette, which covers Gadsby’s experiences as a queer woman, homophobia, trauma, sexual violence, mental illness and more. And she took to the stage to present the Emmy …

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Tom Ballard alleged sexual assault

Comedian Tom Ballard’s talk show Tonightly has been axed, the ABC has announced. The ABC said in a statement that Tonightly With Tom Ballard wouldn’t be renewed and will air its last episode on September 7. Host Tom Ballard said that it had been “an honour and a privilege” to host the show, “even though …

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Comedian Hannah Gadsby appearing on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon

Australian comedian Hannah Gadsby has said she’s had to abandon her plan to quit comedy after the global success of her powerful Netflix special Nanette. In an appearance on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, the Tasmanian-born comedian said Nanette was initially planned to be her swansong. She told Fallon, “I’ve been doing these hour-long …

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Hannah Gadsby by Netflix from her special Nanette

Australian comedian Hannah Gadsby’s powerful Netflix special Nanette was released to the streaming platform two weeks ago and viewers just can’t stop singing its praises. The show, which has been described as “funny, furious anti-comedy” and “stand-up meets TED Talk meets protest speech meets sermon,” takes the form of an autobiographical narrative as Gadsby chronicles …

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Pam Ann

She’s the crass talking, take-no-prisoners air hostess, who has fought and air-f#$ked her way to the top of the comedy circuit. For over 20 years, air hosties have loved her and the gays have wanted to be her. She’s worked and recorded material for British Airways, Lufthansa, KLM, Air France, Jet Blue and American Airlines. …

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Hannah Gadsby Nanette

Comedian Hannah Gadsby has announced the date her critically-acclaimed show Nanette will be released to streaming service Netflix. The show, which was intended to be the Tasmanian comedian’s last before taking a break, has instead launched her to international fame thanks to her powerful and fearless take on queerness, isolation, and homophobia. Gadsby describes the …

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Pam Ann

Pam Ann – the high-flying alter-ego of Australian comedian, writer and producer Caroline Reid – has announced a new tour of Australia. In her new show Flight Attendant Star, Pam will select a group of air hostie wannabes from the audience and put them through a series of challenges to see if they have what …

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