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jonathan van ness queer eye

Can you believe? Queer Eye grooming guru Jonathan Van Ness is bringing his live comedy show to Australian shores. The show Jonathan Van Ness: Road To Beijing revolves around his “lifelong quest” to become a figure skating prodigy in time for the Beijing Winter Olympics in 2022. Jonathan will kick off the tour at the …

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hannah gadsby douglas brisbane qpac netflix

Comedian Hannah Gadsby announced she will bring her new stand-up show Douglas to QPAC in Brisbane next January. Douglas is named after the Tasmanian-born comic’s dog and premiered in Melbourne in March. The comedian is touring the show in the US until July. And on Tuesday, Gadsby announced two new more shows for Melbourne and …

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josh thomas new show everything is gonna be okay

The first trailer for comedian Josh Thomas’ new show Everything’s Gonna Be Okay is here. Thomas announced in December that Disney-owned network Freeform had ordered 10 episodes of the half hour series, Thomas’ follow-up to the excellent Please Like Me. Everything’s Gonna Be Okay will follow Josh’s character Nicholas, a 25-year-old who still lives at …

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hannah gadsby douglas brisbane qpac netflix

Hannah Gadsby has announced that Netflix will film and release her new stand-up show, Douglas, after the success of Nanette. The Tasmanian-born comedian became a global star after her acclaimed stand-up show Nanette was released on Netflix. Now Gadsby has announced that her hour-long comedy special, named after her beloved pet dog, will be available …

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barry humphries as Dame edna in absolutely fabulous the movie

Australian comedian Barry Humphries has defended his controversial brand of comedy after his named was stripped from a top comedy award. Humphries’ name was this month removed from the Melbourne International Comedy Festival’s top award, in part because of a series of the comedian’s history of transphobic comments. At a comedy Q&A session in London …

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barry humphries as Dame edna in absolutely fabulous the movie

The Melbourne International Comedy Festival has removed Barry Humphries’ name from its awards list following backlash over the iconic Australian comedian’s comments about transgender people. The festival unveiled its list of nominees for its annual awards on Tuesday morning, and the “Barry” award, which honoured the festival’s best show, has been renamed the Melbourne International …

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Hannah Gadsby by Netflix from her special Nanette

Comedian Hannah Gadsby has scored a nomination for a prestigious Peabody Award in the US for her Netflix special Nanette. Gadsby picked up the nomination in the Entertainment category for the acclaimed special, which brought her back from the brink of retirement to global fame. The Peabody Awards were established in 1940 and the awards …

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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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Josh Thomas

Aussie comedian Josh Thomas will be returning to TV screens, with his new show Everything’s Gonna Be Okay getting picked up by a US cable network. Disney-owned network Freeform has ordered 10 episodes of the half hour series, after the comedian teased in May he was creating a pilot of the show. The follow-up to …

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