Tag: Bryan Dawe

Rolling through Kalangadoo

A collection of Roly Park's Letters from Kalangadoo, by the satirist Bryan Dawe, has now been released by University of Western Australia... Read More »

Who will win Best Comedy in the Australian Tumbleweeds this year?

What our voters are... Read More »

Our biannual post about Clarke & Dawe

Given the locally-made comedy that’s served up to us it would be easy to assume that large numbers of Australians wouldn’t be interested in watching two men in their 60s, sitting on stools, delivering three minutes of hardcore political... Read More »

Ashes to Ashes

The Australian cricket team’s performance may have been variable this Ashes, but Warwick Todd’s output in his weekly Ashes column for the Herald-Sun has raised plenty of... Read More »

Time for John Clarke & Bryan Dawe?

John Clarke doesn’t do many interviews, so it’s interesting that he was the subject of a long article on TV Tonight the other... Read More »

Things to be kind of positive about

You know us, we're not exactly the home of Australian comedy positivity. So as balance here are a small number of Australian comedy things which may not want to make you slash your wrists. Well, not slash them heaps of... Read More »

Well, Blow me!

Can you remember the last time anyone produced a full length scripted comedy show for a mainstream radio station? Apart from ABC Local’s lacklustre 2008 new talent scheme The Comedy Hour? You probably have to go back as far as the late 70s or early... Read More »

Ya couldn’t write it!

Every week for more than 20 years John Clarke has been writing two and a half minutes of some of the best satire you'll find anywhere in the world, which he performs with fellow satirist Bryan Dawe. Highly intelligent, stuffed with gags and brilliantly performed, this is at the pinnacle of comedy in this country – and as an insight into Australian politics it puts a lot of serious analysis to... Read More »