Victoria’s best young comedians are battling in Fitzroy for the next two weekends

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Victoria’s best young comedians are battling in Fitzroy for the next two weekends

This Sunday at Fitzroy's Evelyn Hotel, prepare to witness the next superstars of Australian comedy go head to head for a spot in the RAW Comedy Victorian finals.

Winning the RAW Comedy title is no laughing matter.

Hannah Gadsby, Ronny Chieng, Celia Pacquola, Matt Okine, Anne Edmonds, Becky Lucas and Aaron Chen have all rocketed to fame through this renowned competition, which is heating up in Victoria as we get closer to the semi-finals.

RAW Comedy 2023

  • Melbourne Heat 7: Sunday February 26 at 1pm – The Evelyn Hotel (hosted by Brett Blake and Nat Harris)
  • Melbourne Heat 8: Sunday March 5 at 1pm – The Evelyn Hotel (hosted by Luka Muller and Jordan Barr)

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This Sunday February 26 and next Sunday March 5 from 1pm onwards, some of the best young comedians from across Victoria will gather at The Evelyn Hotel for the next heat of the Victorian RAW Comedy competition.

They each bring their most side-splitting five-minute set and the winner will go through to the state final.

As usual, there are some seasoned veterans in the mix to guarantee gut-busting laughs all arvo. The first heat this Sunday will be hosted by Melbourne International Comedy Festival favourites Brett Blake and Nat Harris.

Blake is a self-described beer-drinking, dirt-bike riding professional shit kicker and cheeky scallywag who’ll be performing his new show Dog Act at Comedy Fest this year. You will have seen him on the Allstars Supershow, now see him get upstaged by some emerging superstars in the flesh!

While Harris, who you will have no-doubt heard on Triple R’s Breakfasters, also writes for The Project and is a former winner of the Golden Gibbo award at Comedy Festival, picking up five-star reviews en route.

Tickets are an absolute bargain at $10, so organise some mates and get on them before they all sell out. Tickets to Sunday February 26, head here. For tickets to Sunday March 5, head here.