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Melbourne International Comedy Festival proudly presents

The 31st Annual Great Debate

The 31st Annual Great Debate
Melbourne International Comedy Festival proudly presents

The 31st Annual Great Debate

Get ready for the astute and the absurd, the ingenious and the idiotic, as six naturally competitive humans take to the stage for the smarty-pants arm wrestle that is The 31st Annual Great Debate!

Oscar Wilde said arguments should be avoided because they’re always vulgar and often convincing. While we don’t agree with the first part of that sentence, we’re totally down with the second! 

The Great Debate is more than just a slinging match – it’s a boisterous battle between the "greatest minds of our time"* on one big stage, to answer one massive question.

Who’ll emerge victorious? Who’ll crack under the pressure? Get your tickets to find out!

The Great Debate – where critical thinking and comic timing collide.

*not actually

13+
Suitable for audiences 13+
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