Melbourne International Comedy Festival

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Melbourne International Comedy Festival

The Melbourne International Comedy Festival will turn 30 next year, and today the first acts have been announced. International guest comedians will include festival debutants Hal Cruttenden, Larry Dean, Adam Hess, Sofie Hagen, Lou Sanders, Mae Martin and Penny Arcade, recent visitors returning Joel Dommett, Nish Kumar, Sara Pascoe, Alex Edelman, Luisa Omielan, Urzila Carlson and Tom Green and much loved favourites Rich Hall, David O’Doherty, Arj Barker, Ross Noble and Paul Foot.  
A plethora of local Australian performers have also been revealed, including Celia Pacquola, Anthony Morgan, Hannah Gadsby, Judith Lucy, Joel Creasey, Matt Okine, Tommy Little, Frank Woodley, Wil Anderson, Tom Gleeson, Sam Simmons, Peter Helliar, Nazeem Hussain, Ali McGregor, Dave Thornton, Dave Hughes, Steen Raskopoulos, Tom Ballard, Anne Edmonds, Nick Cody, Tripod, Carl Barron, Akmal, Em Rusciano, Lehmo, Lawrence Leung, Adam Richard, Charlie Pickering, Fiona O’Loughlin, Felicity Ward, Lawrence Mooney, Sammy J & Randy, Zoe Coombs Marr and Tripod. For more information  and tickets for shows already on sale please visit their website. The full program will be announced in February.