2012 Results

Melbourne audiences, interstate and international guests came out in droves for this year's 26th Melbourne International Comedy Festival.

The Melbourne International Comedy Festival is Australia’s largest ticketed cultural event and a key fixture on Melbourne’s event calendar.

2012 Festival consisted of:

  • 420 shows
  • 5286 performances
  • 1939 performers
  • 129 venues

Snapshot of 2012 results:

  • 606,879 attendees
  • 461,383 paid attendees
  • $12,020,000 Box Office return
  • $26.07 average ticket price
  • 94,698 attendance at free events

 

2012 AWARD WINNERS

2012 Barry Award Winner: Dr Brown
2012 Barry Award Nominees: Tim Key, Dave Gorman, Felicity Ward, Wil Anderson & Paul Foot.

2012 Golden Gibbo Winner: Lessons with Luis

2012 Golden Gibbo Nominees: Tie her to the Tracks, Michael Williams, Aunty Donna Watson - Shakespeare Fight Club!


2012 Melbourne Airport Best Newcomer Winners: Ronny Chieng & Matt Okine
2012 Melbourne Airport Best Newcomer Nominees: Luke Heggie & Tegan Higginbotham.

2012 Piece of Wood Award Winners: Bob Franklin & Steven Gates
2012 Director's Choice Award: Rod Quantock
2012 Director's Choice Award - Kids: Dr Brown and Stuart Bowden
2012 Bulmers People's Choice Award: Wil Anderson
2012 RAW Comedy Winners: Lessons with Luis
2012 Class Clowns Winner: Aaron Chen

For a list of previous award winners, click here.

 

The 2013 Melbourne international Comedy Festival will run 27 March - 21 April 2013.

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