The First Three Up Against the Wall is a new political comedy showcase debuting at the Melbourne International Comedy Festival in 2010. It features three of Australia's best young politically minded stand-up comedians - Courteney Hocking, Jon Brooks and Toby Halligan. If you're looking for edgy, topical humour, from people who read the news and know how to abuse it, then this is one hour of comedy you don't want to miss. Read more here.


Thursday, November 26, 2009

Profile - Toby Halligan

Toby is a young comedian, improviser and public speaker who hails from the ACT and currently lives in Melbourne. In 2008 he was a Raw Comedy semi-finalist in NSW, and was a regular performer on the Canberra comedy scene. In 2009 Toby performed regularly in comedy rooms throughout Melbourne. He opened for Mathew Kenneally at the 2009 Melbourne International Comedy Festival, and is the co-author of Diary of a Liberal Frontbencher. In 2010 Toby will be appearing on a new show on ABC TV called Strictly Speaking, featuring entertaining public speakers from around the country.