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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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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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Hannah Gadsby Press Photo

Comedian Hannah Gadsby has won the Melbourne International Comedy Festival’s Barry Award for her critically acclaimed stand-up show Nanette. The gong is the Melbourne International Comedy Festival’s highest honour, recognising the year’s most outstanding show, and the Tasmanian-born performer beat five other nominees to the prize. In her acceptance speech Hannah said without the festival …

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