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  • Summary

  • This is not stand-up comedy but if you’re up for something different (and a little wild), then this series is for you!

    Melbourne International Comedy Festival and Audible have teamed up to bring you Plot Twist, a collection of six short stories created by 30 of the best comedians from around the world. Hosted by Nikki Britton, one of Australia’s most talented comedians, Plot Twist is probably best described as outrageous comedy chain letter meets narrative relay. Each short story was created by a team of five comedians who were given a strict two hours to write their chapter. What could possibly go wrong?

    EPISODE 1 - The Reckoning

    Written by Nikki Britton, Rhys Nicholson, Cal Wilson, Aaron Chen and Phil Wang

    EPISODE 2 - The Curse of Dulcie

    Written by Susie Youssef, Eddie Perfect, Shenoah Allen, Damian Callinan and Eleanor Tiernan

    EPISODE 3 - Slaughter In the Key of B

    Written by Denise Scott, Rahul Subramanian, Mel Buttle, Cassie Workman and Ivo Graham

    EPISODE 4 - My Mother the Elephant

    Written by Maria Bamford, Nath Valvo, Zoe Coombs Marr, Lizzy Hoo and Ahir Shah

    EPISODE 5 - Jumping Off

    Written by Mark Watson, David Quirk, Luke Heggie, DeAnne Smith and Felicity Ward

    EPISODE 6 - You Don’t Know How Quick I Go

    Written by Frank Woodley, Anna Piper Scott, Jen Kirkman, Dane Simpson and Claire Hooper

    Please note: contains adult themes and content.

    ©2020 Melbourne International Comedy Festival (P)2020 Audible Australia Pty Ltd.
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Episodes
  • Ep. 1: The Reckoning

    Nov 16 2020

    Written and performed by Nikki Britton, Rhys Nicholson, Cal Wilson, Aaron Chen and Phil Wang.

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    30 mins
  • Ep. 2: The Curse of Dulcie

    Nov 16 2020

    Written and performed by Susie Youssef, Eddie Perfect, Shenoah Allen, Damian Callinan and Eleanor Tiernan.

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    40 mins
  • Ep. 3: Slaughter In the Key of B

    Nov 16 2020

    Written and performed by Denise Scott, Rahul Subramanian, Mel Buttle, Cassie Workman and Ivo Graham.

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    37 mins

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Brutal

This isn’t comedy, and if it’s a piece of art, then I’m in a wankmuseum. Quirky for the sake of it? I’m not sure Maybe I’m missing the point, but I don’t care. Now I have to delete the rest because I downloaded them all at once.

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Hey listen to me I'm clever

Intellectually underpowered egocentrics desperately in search of an idea. Evidence that standup has run out of steam. Get a job.

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Wtf i thought it would be a comedy festival.

Denise was great with Judith in disapointments but just reading a boring story didn't do it for me. Put me to sleep with cardboard characters that is more for kids yet they try and be clever and say its more for adults cause it has some naughty bits.. Aussie stereotypes, yawn.

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So fun!

What a feast of stories from an incredible posse of world class comedians. Thoroughly enjoyed a good cackle listening to these twisty tales. Ep 2 in particular, the DFF...! So good. Nikki's got the best laugh as well.

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Over the top is an understatement

The host was so over the top it was uncomfortable, talking about these stories like they were the most astonishingly wonderful piece of art, which they definitely aren't. While the stories were interesting and amusing enough, the host was gushing about everyone and everything nonstop, and it just came across insincere, ludicrous and annoying. Tone it down, Nikki Britton.

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not overly funny

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Suprisingly fun!

Very entertaining. Took me awhile to get into the story telling style but most of the writings and narrations were very impressive and entertaining. Sometimes the jarring difference between writers works well, other times you wish for just a bit more narrative consistency. I'll definitely listen to a season 2 and want to try a similar project with my own friends.

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  • 13-01-2021

Crazy wicked!

I enjoyed 5/6 stories, only the second I found quite too weird/hard to follow. But wauw!!! I'm flabbergasted with how much fun this was. Great work everyone! Should do this again as a party game or something

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