Media Release: Wednesday June 22, 2016
Best of the Fest
The Comedy Channel premieres two-part special from the Sydney Comedy Festival hosted by Lawrence Mooney
The Sydney Comedy Festival is Sydney’s biggest annual comedy event. Every year, hundreds of the world’s funniest comedians take to stages across Sydney to entertain. Foxtel was there on opening night at the Cracker Night gala to film a showcase of comedic talent creating the Best of the Fest for The Comedy Channel.
The two-part stand up special is hosted by Lawrence Mooney and features performances from some of the best local and international comedians. Steve Hughes, Larry Dean, Anne Edmonds, Dave Hughes, Ivan Aristgueta, Daniel Sloss, Dom Irrera, Aunty Donna and Akmal all perform live from Sydney’s Enmore Theatre.
Lawrence Mooney is one of this country’s most celebrated stand up comedians nominated for The Barry Award at The Melbourne International Comedy Festival 2015 and winner of Best Show at The Sydney Comedy Festival 2015. Lawrence has hit the microphone with his unique view of the human condition for 21 years and is also well known to TV audiences as host of Dirty Laundry Live and featured on It’s a Date.
The two Best of the Fest 30 minute specials premiere Friday July 15 and Friday July 22 at 9pm only on The Comedy Channel.