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Audible Presents: Live from 2021 Melbourne International Comedy Festival

The Melbourne International Comedy Festival and Audible have teamed up to bring podcast listeners around the world a series of stand up shows hosted by Claire Hooper and featuring the best breakthrough performers from the 2021 Festival.

The seven-episode series, Audible Presents: Live From 2021 Melbourne International Comedy Festival, was recorded in front of a live audience at Max Watt’s, right in the heart of the Festival. Featuring a hand-picked line-up of new names and Festival favourites including Ivan Aristeguieta, Nikki Britton, Daniel Connell, Carl Donnelly [UK], Alice Fraser, Luke Heggie, Michael HingEmma Holland, Lizzy Hoo, Alex Jae, Dilruk Jayasinha, Aidan Jones, Lloyd Langford [UK], Urvi Majumdar, Jude Perl, Damien Power, David Quirk, Chris Ryan, Sami Shah, Aurelia St ClairDave Thornton and Kirsty Webeck.

‘Honestly, you wouldn’t have wanted to be anywhere else in the universe. Most of the world was locked down but somehow in this underground club in Melbourne, I was introducing one incredible comedian after another to this wildly appreciative crowd. Some hadn’t seen live comedy in twelve months. It was just what we all needed.’ - Claire Hooper


Episode 1: Daniel Connell, Urvi Majumdar & Dilruk Jayasinha
Episode 2: Aurelia St Clair, Jude Perl, Emma Holland & Lloyd Langford [UK]
Episode 3: Alex Jae, Carl Donnelly [UK] & Ivan Aristeguieta
Episode 4: Aidan Jones, Alice Fraser & Luke Heggie
Episode 5: Lizzy Hoo, David Quirk & Nikki Britton
Episode 6: Michael Hing, Kirsty Webeck & Damien Power
Episode 7: Sami Shah, Chris Ryan & Dave Thornton

Audible Presents: Live From 2021 Melbourne International Comedy Festival launches on Tuesday 6 July 2021 and is only available on Audible, free for members and with a 30-day trial. Head to to find out more.