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Melbourne International Comedy Festival proudly presents

Chloe Petts If You Can't Say Anything Nice (United Kingdom)

Melbourne International Comedy Festival proudly presents

Chloe Petts If You Can't Say Anything Nice (UK)

Fresh from her smash hit Edinburgh Fringe and Soho Theatre seasons, Chloe Petts returns to Melbourne with her solo debut. She’s charmed audiences with her polite take on big issues, and now she's cashing in those points and plans on being really rude. It’s no more Mr Nice Chloe.

Expect routines on wedding dancefloors, the footie and calling you all a bunch of virgins, as Chloe reinvents herself as a tougher, more brutal comedian… supposedly.

An expert at crafting clever and thought-provoking humour, Chloe navigates the comedic landscape with charisma and originality, leaving audiences pondering life's quirks long after the laughter subsides.  

Chloe is an alumna of the prestigious Pleasance Comedy Reserve and was shortlisted for the BBC Comedy Award in 2016 and 2019. Chloe was a Leicester Square New Comedian of the Year Awards finalist in 2020 and runner-up in the 2017 Funny Women Awards. In 2022 she joined Ed Gamble on his UK Tour Electric and she performed at last year’s Melbourne International Comedy Festival in New Order.  

‘The show is structured, controlled, keeps the laughter rolling right to the end.’ Chortle (UK)

‘Has the audience in stitches.' ★★★★ Metro (UK)

'A perversely upbeat tribute to the joy of rage. An extremely fun meditation on how awesome it can feel to get angry about stuff.' ★★★★ Time Out

‘A gifted storyteller, balancing pent-up rage and compassion for society.’ Fest Mag

Suitable for audiences 15+

This show contains: Mild language.


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