Raw Comedy 2020 - Ballarat Heat

Melbourne International Comedy Festival, Tim Young Comedy and BallaRatCat Comedy present:


Some of the nation’s finest funny-makers have cannonballed into comedy acclaim through RAW Comedy –Hannah Gadsby, Ronny Chieng, Celia Pacquola, Matt Okine, Anne Edmonds, Becky Lucas and Aaron Chen, just to name a few.

Join us (and your hilarious host JOSH EARL) as we see 15 fresh-faced entrants in this heat, most of whom are from Ballarat! Come along and support them, so you can say you saw them before they were big!

Special guest judges - JULES from POWER FM BREKKIE, and Ballarat-boy-done-good ETHAN CAVANAGH!

More info about the competition at


Come and see the following wonderful humans strive for comedy greatness:
Luke Tonkin, Kel O'Connor, Crystal-Rae Wright, Tait Middleton, Damian Anderson, Joe Eastcott, Leasa Kaitoa, Jackson Tait, Ronald Smith, Hannah De Buhr, Mike Stevens, Gayle Simpson, Scott Benson, Kirsty Jarvis and Haydan Barker!!

---- This event is co-hosted by BallaRatCat Comedy, so you can expect the same setup and great atmosphere as any of our nights! You can also book a table and enjoy a meal before the show! -----

Showcasing Australia's finest comedians, and delivering consistently great entertainment, BallaRatCat Comedy is the best comedy room in regional Victoria.

Classic stand-up, great atmosphere.

Arrive early for the best seats - doors open at 7.00pm, (the laughs start at 8pm) and food is available in the venue throughout the night. Dinner is also available at The Lane restaurant from 5pm.

If you'd like to book a table for your group, please purchase your tickets online first, then call or email The George Hotel on 5333 4866 or email
(Limited availability. Tables can be booked once you have purchased your tickets. More details at

We are sorry but registration for this event is now closed.

Please contact us if you would like to know if spaces are still available.