26th October


Becky Lucas

Feature


Becky Lucas
Becky Lucas

Writer, performer and fervent tweeter. Becky Lucas is one of most exciting young voices on the Australian comedy scene and is quickly commanding attention.

Becky has spent years writing and performing stand-up nationally, locally and in her bedroom. She was a National RAW Comedy finalist in 2013 and was hand picked for prestigious Melbourne International Comedy Festivals’ The Comedy Zone showcase in 2014. In that same year Becky also opened for Wil Anderson and performed at Splendour In The Grass.

She has written for Josh Thomas’s Emmy nominated hit show ‘Please Like Me’ and was named as one of Buzzfeed’s 27 funniest Australian comedians on Twitter. 2015 saw Becky perform her debut solo show Hightide to sell out crowds and rave reviews in Sydney and Melbourne and was invited to perform at the legendary UCB Theatre in Los Angeles. You can hear Becky on Triple J as a regular guest with her own weekly segment, “The grey area” on Drive with Veronica and Lewis.

‘her unceremonious punchlines hit dead centre every time’
– Herald Sun

‘Refreshingly real, with no gimmicks’
– Beat Magazine


Mitch Garling

MC


Mitch Garling
Mitch Garling

Self confessed man-child Mitch Garling is a comedian, actor, avid collector of shirtless David Beckham pictures, and one of the regular faces around the Sydney stand-up comedy scene. Since being a finalist in both the 2015 & 2016 RAW Comedy Competition, he is the comedian of choice for warming up crowds for ‘Monday Night with Matty Johns’, and has appeared on ABC’s ‘The Checkout’.

Using his dry wit, he has won over audiences all over Australia, taking his one-man show all the way from Perth Fringe World to the Adelaide and Sydney Fringe Festivals. He was also named one of the Best Emerging Comedians of the 2017 Sydney Comedy Festival.