Tag: Frank Woodley

Vale, Would I Lie To You Australia

The last episode of the first Australian series of Would I Lie To You aired on Monday night. As usual, it was…okay.... Read More »

Damn stinking lies

Would I Like To You? Australia has its moments, comedically, but goes on for far too long, despite Luke McGregor's funny tall... Read More »

LOLZ: Last One Laughing Zzzzzzzzzzz

Last One Laughing (the first two episodes of which are now streaming on Amazon Prime) answers a question no one was asking: what happens when comedians play to absolute silence? Now, to be fair to the makers of this show, it’s important to remember that Last One Laughing was conceived and shot well before lockdown.... Read More »

Comedy in Lockdown (again)

The world has changed rapidly in the last two months and it’s perhaps sad that just as comedians are starting to understand how to produce comedy online or at home or remotely or at a social distance, that the country’s starting to open up again. Or maybe not? Because let’s face it, this is going... Read More »

Vale Woodley

Last weekend Sunday Age TV critic Melinda Houston revealed exactly why Woodley has been a bit of a fizzle ratings-wise: “It’s complex and full of thoughtful detail while still able to be thoroughly enjoyed by a six-year old.” While this is true, the problem is that it’s true of the show as a whole, not... Read More »

Mime Your Language

If you’re a fan of Australian comedy, almost by definition you have to have broad tastes. If you’re only going to enjoy Australian sitcoms, you’re going to spend a lot of time watching Kingswood Country waiting for the next new one to come along; if you’re only really a fan of really funny Australian shows,... Read More »

Cause for cheer?

Last week's ABC 2012 launch and other recent announcements have made us feel pretty positive about Australian comedy, which is somewhat of a strange sensation. Here's the list of what's coming up next year, tell us what you think about it in the... Read More »