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Wednesday 30 November 7.30pm

Some of the biggest names in Australian satire are coming to take you on a dazzling journey through the most ridiculous, tumultuous and flat-out frightening year since 2021.

Charles Firth (co-founder of The Chaser and director of Chaser Digital), James Schloeffel (founder of The Shovel) and Mark Humphries (the tall guy who does the satirical sketches on ABC’s 7:30) are joined for the first time by the outrageously talented musical comedian Gabbi Bolt (“Best Newcomer - Sydney Comedy Festival”, “Best of the Week - Adelaide Fringe”, Winner of 2021 Moosehead Award - Melbourne Comedy Festival). Featuring a round-up of the top headlines from The Chaser and The Shovel, musical performances, political sketches and awkward audience interaction, they’ll touch on hilarious topics such as the war in Ukraine, the impending climate apocalypse, destruction of women’s bodily autonomy in America and how to be as charismatic as Peter Dutton. Their previous shows have been described as “A cut above the rest” (The Adelaide Advertiser), “An onslaught of razor-sharp satire” (The Barefoot Review) and “The second best satirical supergroup after Sky News After Dark” (Peta Credlin). Gabbi Bolt has been described by Wil Anderson as "If you want to be the kind of person that can say 'I saw Tim Minchin before he was big' Gabbi's that sort of act." And by the Adelaide Advertiser as “An icon in the making”. If you only go to one show this year, you really should be getting out more. One night only. VIP tickets include the best seats in the house, plus a copy of The Chaser and Shovel Annual 2022 (worth $32.95).  

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Synopsis

Wednesday 30 November
7.30pm

Some of the biggest names in Australian satire are coming to take you on a dazzling journey through the most ridiculous, tumultuous and flat-out frightening year since 2021.

Charles Firth (co-founder of The Chaser and director of Chaser Digital), James Schloeffel (founder of The Shovel) and Mark Humphries (the tall guy who does the satirical sketches on ABC’s 7:30) are joined for the first time by the outrageously talented musical comedian Gabbi Bolt (“Best Newcomer – Sydney Comedy Festival”, “Best of the Week – Adelaide Fringe”, Winner of 2021 Moosehead Award – Melbourne Comedy Festival).

Featuring a round-up of the top headlines from The Chaser and The Shovel, musical performances, political sketches and awkward audience interaction, they’ll touch on hilarious topics such as the war in Ukraine, the impending climate apocalypse, destruction of women’s bodily autonomy in America and how to be as charismatic as Peter Dutton.

Their previous shows have been described as “A cut above the rest” (The Adelaide Advertiser), “An onslaught of razor-sharp satire” (The Barefoot Review) and “The second best satirical supergroup after Sky News After Dark” (Peta Credlin).

Gabbi Bolt has been described by Wil Anderson as “If you want to be the kind of person that can say ‘I saw Tim Minchin before he was big’ Gabbi’s that sort of act.” And by the Adelaide Advertiser as “An icon in the making”.

If you only go to one show this year, you really should be getting out more.

One night only. VIP tickets include the best seats in the house, plus a copy of The Chaser and Shovel Annual 2022 (worth $32.95).

 

Details

PRESENTED BY:
Chaser.com.au and The Shovel

CATEGORY:
Comedy

DURATION:
Approximately 100 minutes, including interval.

WARNINGS:
This performance contains coarse language. This performance may contain strobe lighting and fog/haze effects.

SUIT CHILDREN?:
This performance is not suitable for children.

VENUE:
Canberra Theatre
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Seating

Our theatre will be operating at 100% capacity and our regular seating configuration is in place in the auditorium. You will be sitting next to other patrons in the theatre.

Please remain in your allocated seat during the performance.

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