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Audible Presents: Live from the Melbourne International Comedy Festival 2019

Length: 3 hrs and 20 mins
Categories: Comedy, Stand-Up & Live
4 out of 5 stars (349 ratings)

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Publisher's Summary

Please note: this series contains mature content and listener discretion is advised.

Audible’s live recording of the 2019 Melbourne International Comedy Festival brings you some of some of the most exciting and emerging stand-up comedians from Australia and across the world. From comedy veterans to hotly tipped up-and-coming stars, this live record puts you in the front row for an intimate and immersive audio experience and is sure to tickle your funny bone.

With 25 performances recorded exclusively for Audible across four shows, this is the next best thing to being there!

This is an Audible Original Podcast. Free for members. You can download all 6 episodes to your Library now.

©2019 Audible Australia Pty Ltd. (P)2019 Audible Australia Pty Ltd.

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comedians great but sound quality not

comedians were great but sometimes hard to hear. quality of recording wasn't the best. would listen to more episodes if fixed.

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Equality of outcome doesn't work for comedy

Obviously the producers we're striving for equality of outcome but this sadly resulted in some unfunny, nay, boring acts. one comedian even comments at one point that someone was sleeping through his set. please choose your acts based on talent not identity politics!

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AWESOME

Melbourne comedy festival is awesome great and funny, recommend it to everyone who needs a good happy time.

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Too awkward

Minor league comics straining for a laugh. In fairness I didn't persist with much of it because I felt so embarrassed for the performers. Perhaps I missed some gems.

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Diversity of humour

A variety of humor from all aspects of life. Refreshing perspectives creatively delivered.
freedom of humour

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good fun

Not every single act was great but many were. A bit of fun to listen to if you don't feel like being serious for a while.

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Genuinely a good laugh with a few mediocre sets

Really had a good time listening to this, obviously not all sets were great but comedy is extremely subjective and the majority of this recording was absolutely outstanding. Always put me in a good mood.

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hit and miss

very hit and miss... some good, others below average. good sound quality and variety of acts.

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Fun comedy

Not all massive headliners. But some funny jokes. Short 7 minute sets in a gala format.

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Genuine laugh out loud funny

Loved it. Genuine laugh out loud funny. Easy to lbinge listen to all 6 episodes

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  • 11-03-2020

Entertaining :)

Most were hilarious, some were bad.
Skip the pianist in 2. FWD button very useful ;)

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  • Al
  • 03-01-2020

mix of stand up comedian

some very funny comedians and some which were not my taste. overall enjoyed this production. glad I tried it. thanks audible.

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  • Sarah Stride
  • 04-10-2019

Loved it!

It was great, I enjoyed it. There were a good variety of acts and I was laughing out loud. I recommend the program!

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 24-06-2019

Great humour

Give it a try u won't be disappointed it's worth it. Funny yes indeed ha ha ha ha

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  • Mandy P
  • 08-06-2020

easy listening

amusing listening, some comedians better than others, good car listening- overall well worth a listen.

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  • Andrew Davies
  • 07-05-2020

Brought a tear to my eye...

Some of these acts are so funny, the future of comedy... I listen to audible as I walk for exercise during the lockdown! Thankfully, no one can see me laughing like a fool... I had a stroke 7 years ago and I’m learning to walk, I must look like a right f**ktard, as wall like a cripple, crying and chuckling to myself!! 5*’s

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  • Lola1
  • 02-07-2019

Boring

Didn't care for it. didn't find any of them funny. Maybe it's one of those shows were you had to have been there.

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  • David Bird
  • 06-09-2019

not that funny

I enjoy discovering new comedians but I abandoned listening to this. My time is better spent listening to other comedy events.

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  • Smithfishe
  • 31-08-2019

Not at all my sense of humour didn't find it funny

Gave up - it was irritating rather than than funny and when he started singing that awful out of tune song I had to turn it off. Now just can't wait to remove it from my gadget.