Hannah Gadsby

Review: Hannah Gadsby, Nanette, Netflix

Tasmania-born performer Hannah Gadsby said that she would quit comedy after this show. As far as I know she hasn't changed her mind but events have meant that her stand-up retirement seems to be on ice at the moment. She is currently performing an extended run of Nanette in New York and already has a Los Angeles date in the diary too. That change of direction might have to wait a while. But if she does eventually quit she is certainly going out on a high. Nanette isn't just a comedy show, it's a landmark comedy show.

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News: Hannah Gadsby Cancels Fringe Run

Award-winning comedian Hannah Gadsby has cencelled her forthcoming Edinburgh Fringe run.

Gadsby was due to perform her show No Bones About It at Assembly Checkpoint from August 2 - 26.  The run has been cancelled with immediate effect "due to scheduling conflicts."

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News: Netflix Date for Hannah Gadsby's Nanette

Hannah Gadsby's acclaimed show Nanette will be streamed on netflix from June 19. The show has garnered awards around the world over the last year. It won the Barry Award at the Melbourne International Comedy Festival and was joint winner of the Edinburgh Comedy Award in the aummer of 2017.

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News: Award Winner Hannah Gadsby Returns To Edinburgh Fringe

Hannah Gadsby, who was the joint winner of the lastminute.com Edinburgh Comedy Award for Best Show last year with John Robins is returning this year with a new show about art.

Gadsby had said that she was giving up stand-up after her last show Nanette. This year's show is not stand-up and will be listed in the Theatre section of the forthcoming programme, though we are assured it will be funny. It is a serious Art Lecture about the massive blind spot in the male gaze. 

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News: Hannah Gadsby Returns To Soho Theatre With Award-Winning Show

Australian comedian Hannah Gadsby is returning to London in 2018 to perform her award-winning show Nanette at the Soho Theatre.

Gadsby had said that she was giving up stand-up comedy but has decided to do more shows due to the phenomenal demand for tickets for this widely praised, powerful, landmark show.

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News: London Shows For Edinburgh Comedy Award Winner Hannah Gadsby

Hannah Gadsby, the joint winner of this year's lastminute.com Edinburgh Comedy Award with John Robins, is to play a run of shows in London later this year.

Gadsby's must-see show Nanette will be performed at the Soho Theatre from Monday, October 30 to Saturday November 11.

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Edinburgh Fringe Review: Hannah Gadsby, Assembly George Square

Update 23/8: As was widely expected, Hannah Gadsby was nominated for a lastminute.com Edinburgh Comedy Award today. She has already won a Barry Award at the Melbourne International Comedy Festival this year. Will there be another trophy to go in the cabinet before she quits comedy as she plans to do?

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News: Another Award for Hannah Gadsby

Australian comedian Hannah Gadsby has picked up another award for her widely acclaimed latest show Nanette.

Gadsby won the Best Comedy Performer prize at the 17th Helpmann Awards in Sydney on Monday night. She has already won the Barry Award at the Melbourne International Comedy Festival.

The other nominated acts were Joel Creasey, Nazeem Hussain, Tom Ballard, Aunty Donna and Sammy J.

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Interview: Rarely Asked Questions – Hannah Gadsby

Australian comedian Hannah Gadsby won the prestigious Barry Award at the Melbourne International Comedy Festival earlier this year so the Edinburgh Fringe premiere of her latest show Nanette is eagerly anticipated*. Then again it would be eagerly anticipated if it hadn't bagged a gong. Gadsby is a clever, funny, thoughtful, honest stand-up who has been delivering distinctive shows for a number of years now about subjects as diverse as classical art and relationships.

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