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Comedy Underground | Josh Earl Talks


This event, previously scheduled for Sat 18 Sep has been postponed, and will now take place on Sat 20 Nov.

No need to contact us – we’ll send you tickets for the new date shortly.

A man (Josh) talks for almost an hour to an audience (you). He’ll probably be wearing a stripy t-shirt.

Josh Earl is an award-winning stand-up comedian who has hosted TV Shows, breakfast radio shows, and is currently the host of the super popular podcast Don’t You Know Who I Am? (one million+ downloads). Josh Earl Talks tells the true story of how Josh, up until the age of 12, struggled with talking and being understood which resulted in a lot of money being spent on speech therapy. And now he talks for a living. Where is his Australian Story?

But not only is this a story of struggling to speak, it also tells the tale of a family that finds talking, really talking, hard. And how putting off talking in the present can lead to a whole lot silence in the future.

In a first for Josh, this show is just him talking. No guitar, no singing, no music. Just Josh and the funniest hour of stories he has.

Best Comedy Weekly Award Winner FRINGE WORLD 2020

“May just be the best show of the festival. ★★★★★” – MICF Funny Tonne

“Josh has pulled out the most uproarious, mind blowing finale that I’ve seen at the festival so far. It had the audience gasping and screaming with laughter.” – Squirrel Comedy

“There is truly something for everyone in the show – it’s a lot of laughs, a lot of love, a little bit of dirty talk and a lot of local council info.” – FRINGEFEED

“Easily his best show yet.” – Tea Addicted Reviews

Presented by HOTA, Home of the Arts and Based Comedy

Sat 18 Sep, 7pm

Big name acts, up-and-coming crushers and the wild, subversive and unique voices making waves in live comedy.

Just add the 7pm session when booking.

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Eat & Drink

The bar will be open for this event – enjoy a drink with friends while having a laugh, or stop by the HOTA Café for a bite to eat. Click through to our Eat and Drink options for opening times and more information.

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Keeping you safe

It is incredibly important to us that you have a safe experience when you come to HOTA. We have a COVID Safe plan and there are some new conditions of entry which you should read before purchasing a ticket or attending an event at HOTA.

All events are set up to ensure we meet all social distancing and hygiene guidelines. All you have to do is enjoy yourself.


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