‘Inexcusable’ celebrates the best and brightest of Aussie comedy

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‘Inexcusable’ celebrates the best and brightest of Aussie comedy


What’s the central premise of your show?

It’s a stand-up show featuring Cat Finch and Jordan Barr. We’ll also have special guests each night such as Claire Hooper and Celia Pacquola plus rising stars like Anna Piper Scott and Urvi Majumdar.

What do you want the audience to take away from your show?

We want the audience to walk away excited about the future and diversity of Australian comedy. We also want them to walk away with $100 cold hard cash. We can only promise one of these things. 

If your comedy show was a flavour, what would it be and why?

It’d be chilli hot chocolate. Goes down nice and smooth but has a little bite to it. Our second choice is Sweet Chilli Philly. 

What do you love about the Melbourne performing arts community?

The comedy community in Melbourne is buzzing with bloody funny comics. Not only are there some very clever, talented people but more and more there are people from all walks of life stepping onto the stage, and that’s exciting to see. The comedy landscape is changing and Melbourne is definitely the hub!

Tell us five great shows to see at Melbourne Fringe.

There are so many shows it’s hard to narrow to five! But here are some that really can’t be missed: Poopie Tum Tums – The Very Good Looking Initiative; Queer & Present Danger – Anna Piper Scott; Good Egg – Scout Boxall; Polygamy, Polygayou – Alice Tovey, Charity Werk, Margot Tanjutco and Hayley Tantau as well as Moira Finucane’s The Rapture Chapter II: Art vs Extinction.

Inexcusable comes to the Fringe Hub, Trades Hall from Saturday September 21 to Sunday September 29 (bar Monday). Tix start at $15 via the Fringe website.