The last year has difficult to say the least. It’s time to bring some joy back into your lives. You know what they say… laughter is just cheap medicine.

In saying this, Perth Comedy Festival is BACK! Gracing us with a month-long celebration of belly-ache laughter and giggles from some of the most renowned comedians, local and international.

Non-stop laughs from April 19th to May 16th, with shows at the Regal Theatre (Subiaco), Astor Theatre (Mt Lawley), Comedy Lounge (Perth CBD) and Freo Social (Fremantle).

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7 Must-See Shows

Special exemption from the Australian government gives you the opportunity to see the comedic brilliance of Daniel Sloss. His solo show ‘Hubris’ is showing on 30th of April at the Astor Theatre and 1st of May at the Regal Theatre.

They call him Australia’s Favourite adopted son of comedy. Arj barker back in Perth to showcase ‘We Need to Talk’ across the 6th – 8th of May at the Regal Theatre.

Akmal, one of Australia’s best comedian’s, guaranteed to fill you with laughter. Want to sit in and delve into the unique way Akmal sees the world? One whole hour of hilarious stand up, on the 14th and 15th of May at the Regal Theatre.

Silly, horny and weird. Former Triple J host, Gen Fricker live at the Astor Theatre 30th of April and 1st of May showcasing her brand-new stand-up show. 

On Friday the 30th of April ABC’s sweetheart presents her cheek aching stand up show, Nina Oaymais doing me right now. Yes, I fell for it too. Catch her at the Astor theatre.

Who knew puppets could be so funny? Randy Feltface with Purple Privilege at the Comedy Longue. The most honest story of them all… how it all began.

“Oi Mate.” A phrase we all know too well. Your classic stereotypical Aussie bloke, Alex Williamson. Taking on the Astor Theatre on the 1st of May with back-to-back shows. His aggressive and threatening humour will have you in stitches.

Want to see it all?

So many amazing shows to see. Not sure which your heart desires?

For more information and to see what shows you fancy, click here or search Perth Comedy Festival in our event calendar search bar.