An incredible show in the rise and rise of Australian Live Comedy with – Tom ballard became the youngest person ever to win the prestigious Melbourne Festival ‘Best Newcomer Award‘.Not long after winning his first competition. A few year on Tom is co-host with Alex Dyson on the popular Triple J Breakfast program – ‘The Tom and Alex show‘. Tom has since performed at the invite only Montreal ‘Just For Laughs Comedy Festival’, The Edinburgh Festival, and every comedy festivals around Australia. You may have also seen him telling jokes on Good News Week’, ‘Spicks’n’Specks’, Adam Hills in ‘Gordon Street Tonight’, ‘Can of Worms’, ‘The Circle’, ‘Triple J TV’, ABC’s ‘The Drum’, or as co-host of ABC TV’s broadcast of ‘Raw Comedy 2011′ with Hannah Gadsby. He also appears regularly as Network 10’s ‘The Project as resident expert.

”Excellent unflinching and at times brutally funny. His natural poise and charming on-stage persona means he appears likely to have a long career ahead”– The Age

”A comedian rightly being touted as one of Australia’s finest new talents”– Chortle [UK]

“Ballard’s material most importantly absolutely kills. It’s tightly paced it’s perfectly delivered and it’s funny as hell”– TimeOut Sydney

“Consistently acutely hilarious”- Herald Sun

Shayne Hunter (QLD) Shayne is a new breed of comic in Australia, articulating the down falls of modern society with witty one liners and scathing observational humor. Shayne got his first break when he was selected to appear at the Melbourne International Comedy Festival as part of the prestigious ‘Comedy Zone’ which showcases the country’s best new comedians. Following this, Shayne has performed in Comedy Clubs and Festivals across Australia. He was recently nominated for best show at the Sydney Fringe in 2012″

And Ben Darsow – Last time Ben was at Happy’s he absolutely destroyed the place, come back and witness a real gem on the Happy Endings stage.One Australia’s most refreshing standup comedians

‘a hit…a hidden gem….hilarious and self-deprecating comedy gold’ Melbourne Int comedy festival – The Pun

‘Hell, he’s probably one of Australia’s best at the moment.’ – Ever Guide (Sydney)


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