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Best of British (United Kingdom)

Best of British

Best of British (UK)

Nominee Best Comedy 2019 Perth FRINGE WORLD

Best of British stand-up showcase returns to Melbourne.
Featuring acts seen on Live at The Apollo, Comedy Store and Netflix.
Four top class International comedians every night. 

Previous acts include Bob Franklin, Terry Alderton, Larry Dean and Jimeoin.

Brand-new line-up for 2020!

'Best of British is one of the greatest nights of comedy on the international comedy festival calendar, for good reason. You’re getting exactly what you paid for: a top-class night of some of the best British humour. ★★★★' Herald Sun

Suitable for audiences 18+

Before and after the show

  • Festival Club

    Meet you at the Festival Club where artists hit the MAX WATT’S stage with unpredictable performances and all sorts of spontaneous and ingenious comedy madness.

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  • Drinking & Dining

    Feeling a little peckish, or fancy a post-show nightcap? Visit one of our awesome Drinking and Dining partners! Keep your ticket handy – many of our partners offer exclusive deals to Festival-goers!

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