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Melbourne International Comedy Festival proudly presents

Josie Long Tender (United Kingdom)

Melbourne International Comedy Festival proudly presents

Josie Long Tender (UK)

Three-time Edinburgh Comedy Award nominee Josie Long is back on the road with a brand-new show about kindness, gentleness and the mind-bending intensity of new motherhood.

Tender should leave you feeling optimistic about the future, although that’s a big ask. At the very least there will be some really silly voices in it, and that’s not nothing.

Last in Melbourne in 2017, Josie has sold out shows in the West End, LA and New York. She won the BBC New Comedy Award and Best Newcomer at the 2006 Edinburgh Comedy Awards.

'Intelligent delights to carry a hugely entertaining night. Her show left me gasping for air. ★★★★½' The Age

‘Full of love and defiant joy. ★★★★' The Guardian (UK)

‘Brilliantly evocative, an original and unflagging spirit. ★★★★' The Times (UK)

‘Articulate, passionate and intense, but heart-warmingly funny, too. ★★★★' Chortle (UK)

Suitable for audiences 13+

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