UK comedy legend Bill Bailey is coming to Australia this October

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UK comedy legend Bill Bailey is coming to Australia this October

Words by Staff Writer

Bill Bailey brings his Thoughtifier tour to Australia.

Bill Bailey, legendary comedian, musician and actor is best known for his film and television work such as Never Mind the Buzzcocks, QI, In the Long Run created by Idris Elba and the award-winning Black Books.

In 2020 he won Strictly Come Dancing, Bill was also host of the first season of NZ hit comedy panel show Patriot Brains.  Bill lent his voice to the animated film adaption of children’s book Dragonkeeper. His four-part series Bill Bailey’s Wild West Australia on ABCTV last year received outstanding reviews.



1.       an intriguing device that can amplify the thoughts of a curious mind using music, channelled through a human instrument, known as Bill Bailey

2.       (colloquial) a person resembling Bill Bailey

Stay up to date with what’s happening within the region’s art scene here.

  • Geelong Costa Hall Thursday 24 October
  • Wollongong Win Entertainment Centre Saturday 26 October
  • Canberra Royal Theatre Sunday 27 October
  • Bunbury Regional Entertainment Centre Wednesday 30 October
  • Mandurah Performing Arts Centre Thursday 31 October
  • Perth Riverside Theatre Saturday 2 November
  • Adelaide Aec Theatre Wednesday 6 November
  • Launceston Princess Theatre Saturday 9 November
  • Hobart Wrest Point Entertainment Centre Sunday 10 November
  • Melbourne John Cain Arena Wednesday 13 November
  • Sydney Icc Sydney Theatre Saturday 16 November
  • Sydney Coliseum Theatre Sunday 17 November
  • Newcastle Entertainment Centre Tuesday 19 November
  • Toowoomba Empire Theatre Thursday 21 November
  • Gold Coast Star Theatre Friday 22 November
  • Brisbane Convention Centre Saturday 23 November


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At a point in our evolution when it seems as if we’re sleepwalking into a world where humans might be redundant, and much of what we do, can be done better and more efficiently by machines, what better time to celebrate our own flawed humanity.

And what better guide to lead is than Bill… to take us on a jaunt through the error-strewn, distracted, crumb-festooned, sometimes magnificent history of human thought, and how it might help us survive in this brave new world.

A magical, musical mystery tour of the human mind. Along with some other pressing matters about whales, biophilia, and unrequited love, and other thoughts amplified with music.

Tickets here.