What's on in Perth - Jan/Feb 2020 (in Time Order)

(Click here to list shows by Name)


4pm - The Craft Beer & Cider Garden, Northbridge

This show is the perfect guide to what comedy you should see at this years FRINGE WORLD as your host Vladimir McTavish, one of Scotland's finest award-winning stand-ups introduces this hilarious start to your Fringe weekends with the very best in stand-up, laughs and chat from three of the Fringe's best comedy performers. The comedians are all hand-picked from venues around FRINGE WORLD by the show's Scottish host, with a selection of the Fringe's best international comedians and the hottest acts from around Australia. 
★★★★ "Scotland's top satirical stand-up', Morning Star
★★★★ "Gleefully indulgent. Highly appealing", The Guardian
★★★★ "Affable and abrasive... nothing short of superb", The Scotsman  
"Lively, sharp and skilful" Time Out London

Weekends Jan 25/26, Feb 1/2, Feb 8/9 - $20-$25 - CLICK HERE TO BOOK TICKETS

5.15pm - The Craft Beer & Cider Garden, Northbridge

Many Comedians converge once more in Perth to find out who is the greatest Superhero of them all. With a mixture of stand-up, improvisation and interactive debate this fun-filled show can be enjoyed by geeks and non-geeks alike.
With the huge success of Marvel Studios, from Iron Man to Infinity War, DC's success with the Batman trilogy and movie debut of Wonder Woman, plus the popularity of many more at the Movies or on TV, Superheroes have never been more popular.
But most importantly: Who is the best?
Be part of this interactive, fun (but deadly serious!) comedy debate as the host and four of the best comedians from around the festival converge in a verbal war of words to find out who is the greatest of them all.
★★★★ “watch for some wild entertainment” – The Times, Australia
★★★★ "A Super Fun Night" Clothesline
★★★★ "Ridiculous fun" Rip It Up  

Every Weekend at 5.15pm - Final is Feb 16 - $18-$20 - CLICK HERE TO BOOK TICKETS


6.45pm - Perth Mess Hall, Northbridge

'Absolutely Irish' brings together three of Ireland's finest award-winning comedians: Mary Bourke, Martin Mor and Donal Vaughan. All have a wildly different perspective of life on the island of Ireland, and are travelling across the world to bring the craic to Perth in this brand new show. Between them they've performed everywhere from TV Shows & Comedy clubs to Mount Everest base camp, with great stories to tell and the experience to deliver the best laughs.
Mary Bourke - "The Audience Loved Her" Independent;  "Savage and lyrical" New Statesman
Martin Mor - "Wore us out with laughter ...Irrepressible exuberance." The Scotsman; "Off beat, unusual, outrageous" Time Out
Donal Vaughan - "Sharp, punchy lines" Entertainment.IE; "A distinctive, joke-heavy set with some strongly offbeat lines." Chortle

Jan 17-19; Jan 21-25 - $20-$25 - CLICK HERE TO BOOK TICKETS

7.15pm - The Aberdeen Hotel, Northbridge

After 6 sell-out years, The Laughing Horse rides back into Perth with more of the finest UK comedians to hit the festival. Featuring a sensational smorgasbord of comedic talent every night, there are four different comedians at each show, picked from venues all around FRINGE WORLD. 
This show has the Best of British comedians selected from all around the Festival, with a different line-up each time - alongside occasional guests from the International comedy circuit, all of which have appeared at Laughing Horse shows at Festivals in the UK, Europe, America, Asia and Australia.

★★★★★- 'If you are looking for a very funny show to sample some of the best British comedy at this year's  festival, then definitely head on down to catch this must see show. ' FunnyTonne (Melbourne Comedy Festival) 
★★★★★ "Cracking Comedy Selection"  (Cream of the Fringe, Edinburgh Fringe, UK).
★★★★ - Herald Sun (Melbourne International Comedy Festival)
★★★★ -“A fantastic variety and well-paced hour of comedy” (Yawp Magazine, Melbourne International Comedy Festival)
★★★★ "A Fantastic Night of Comedy… I love these shows, the quality never slips” (Three Weeks Magazine, Edinburgh Fringe, UK)
★★★★ "Kept the Crowd well Entertained – Ace" (Rip It Up Magazine, Adelaide Fringe)
★★★★ "A great way to sample a variety of comedians" (The Skinny Magazine, Edinburgh Fringe, UK)
★★★★ "A great Night Out" (South West Live, UK, 2012)

Jan 28 - Feb 8 (Not Feb 2, 3) - $20-$255525 - CLICK HERE TO BOOK TICKETS

7.15pm - The Aberdeen Hotel, Northbridge

Who, what, where, when? There's so much to choose from at FRINGE WORLD with more and more worldwide visitors to the city each year. And if you can't decide which International comedians to see then this is the show for you...
Containing a sizzling selection of the very best International comedy visitors to Perth, there are four top comedians for the price of one who have all been specially selected from venues around FRINGE WORLD each day - and it's a different line-up every night.
A sell out show 2015 to 2018, with guaranteed laughs from around the globe. It's great fun and a sure-fire way of starting your festival night out with the biggest laughs!
★★★★ "Hilarious" Rip It Up
★★★★ "A great fringe experience" Clothesline
★★★★ "Every act hit the mark superbly" Cream of the Fringe

Jan 17, 18, 21-24; Feb 11-16 - $20-$25 - CLICK HERE TO BOOK TICKETS

7.45pm - The Craft Beer & Cider Garden, Northbridge

The world's cheekiest comedy show returns to Perth. Join a revolving line-up of the best comedians at the Fringe as they take to the stage and regale you with anecdotes and jokes about that most joyous and noble of all pastimes: Shagging.
Each show features more cheeky, hilarious stand-up comedy from the popular sell-out worldwide hit show that has had sell-out shows at Festivals and all over the UK, Asia, and across Australia in Perth, Melbourne, Adelaide and Darwin.
★★★★★ "Spectacular...amazing. The perfect way to close a night at The Festival (Funny Tonne, Melbourne)
★★★★★ "A brilliant tour-de-force of laughter-filled mischievous comedy” (Arts-In-Leicestershire, UK)
★★★★★ "Excellent" (Edinburgh Fringe Festival)
★★★★ “Possibly the best value show at the festival. Cannot recommend it enough (Herald Sun, Melbourne)
"Comedy Gold. A damn fun time" (Adelaide Now)

Jan 28-Feb 2 -  $20-$25  - CLICK HERE TO BOOK TICKETS

8.30pm - The Aberdeen Hotel, Northbridge

British Comedian Terry North introduces the very best in International Comedy, with a rotating line-up of the hottest and funniest comedians who are visiting FRINGE WORLD, and are bringing with them the biggest and best laughs from all four corners of the globe, to this fantastic, fast-paced, fresh and fun festival comedy showcase.
The show features a different line-up each night, no two shows are exactly the same as the best international Fringe comics are chosen for a show that features acts from the UK, Ireland, USA, Canada, across Europe, Asia, New Zealand and more. 
★★★★★"Enjoy every minute of it... If you haven't been to this show you should make it your priority" FunnyTonne (Melbourne Comedy Festival)
★★★★ "Had the Audience in Stitches" (Herald Sun, Melbourne Comedy Festival)
★★★★ "Terry North has a knack for the funny, he has stories to tackle anyone's fancy, he won't let you down" (Funny Tonne, Melbourne Comedy Festival)

Jan 17 - Feb 16 (Not Mondays and Not Jan 25 & 26) - $20-$25 - CLICK HERE TO BOOK TICKETS


9.45pm - The Aberdeen Hotel, Northbridge

After three highly successful years in Perth, the very best in late-night Fringe Comedy is back!
Four top-notch comedians are picked from venues across FRINGE WORLD especially for discerning late-night Fringe-goers to end their day on the biggest laughs - and it's different every day!
The late show is here every Friday and Saturday night to choose the best of FRINGE WORLD's visiting international comedians, alongside the creme-de-la-creme of Australian comedy, for 90 minutes of fun, laughs and the unexpected.
Plus there's a late bar after the show, food available before the show, and the room is fully air-conditioned. It's the perfect way to end your Fringe day.
★★★★ "A Comedy Smorgasbord" Great Scott, Adelaide
★★★★ "A Fantastic selection of comedians"  Three Weeks, Edinburgh
The Late Show is guaranteed to have something for everyone. This is one show you won't want to miss this Fringe" ★★★★ - Dircksey Magazine, Perth  

Every Friday & Saturday of the Fringe except Jan 25 - $21-$26 - CLICK HERE TO BOOK TICKETS

Book Tickets for all shows at Fringe World Box Offices in the Pleasure Garden, Cultural Centre and other Locations - or online via the above booking links.

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