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Political Asylum Late Night Riot

Side Apart Comedy

Political Asylum Late Night Riot

The annual political comedy smackdown, featuring the Festival's smartest comedians tackling topical issues without fear or favour - but with loads of funny!

Aamer Rahman, Toby Halligan, Laura Davis, Nelly Thomas, Scott Abbot (ABC’s The Checkout), Gerard McCulloch (Head Writer, The Weekly with Charlie Pickering) and more, including the return of Mathew Kenneally, and as always, secret big-name guests! (Check our website for details!)

'(An) extravaganza of some of the nation's sharpest comedians. ★★★★' Herald Sun

'90 minutes of almost unrelenting hilarity.' The Enthuisiast

'These guys do political better than anyone in the country.' Damian Callinan

Suitable for audiences 16+


  • "the Political Asylum troupe delivered this one-off with perfect timing ... 4 AND A HALF STARS"
    8th Apr 2013
  • "These comedians had a go at everything... 4 STARS"
    11th Apr 2015

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