'I was a young Chemical engineer who fell in love with live stand-up comedy when I visited the London Comedy Store in Leicester Square back in 1987 - I know, 1987. It shocks me too! I did my first gig not long after & ditched my engineering career a couple of years later. I haven’t regretted a minute of it since.
Comedy in those days was performed all over the city in noisy, smoky basements, rooms above pubs, anywhere you could legally fit a group of people, or illegally - it was the 80’s after all. Those crowds - office workers, media types, wide eyed tourists, off duty West End performers came to laugh because London was dirty, crowded & brutal & comedy was their release valve. My MICF shows have always tried to capture what a London club performance is like - the traditional joke structure, the high energy needed to survive a demanding audience and bring that vibe to life so Melbourne audiences can touch and feel where my comedy roots come from and go home themselves, sore with laughter.' - Jeff Green
Award-winning comedian Jeff Green is going back to his roots with an evocative hour of high-octane humour. A regular on TV and radio both here and in his homeland, with TV comedy specials and countless appearances on TV galas and comedy panel shows including Spicks and Specks, Just For Laughs Australia and the Melbourne International Comedy Festival Gala – the British comedy great is taking it back to where it all began!
Frequently invited back to the UK for much-hyped, critically acclaimed headlining appearances at comedy festivals, Jeff also returned to Edinburgh Fringe by invitation to perform a season for legendary ‘Big Four’ Fringe venue The Gilded Balloon’s 30th anniversary. The inimitable Brit with the non-stop jokes brings his pedigree to Australian Comedy Festivals when he lovingly returns to his roots in 2023.
★★★★★ ‘Makes you want to laugh with him, and stays with you long after the lights go down.’ - Broadway Baby (UK)
‘One of the greats of pure laugh-out-loud comedy’ - Herald Sun
‘Pin-sharp comedy beautifully delivered’ - The London Evening Standard
‘Laugh for laugh Jeff is one of the best comedians in the land’ - The Guardian
JEFF GREEN (UK) – BACK TO MY ROOTS
- Comedy - Stand Up
- Saturday, 06 May 2023 08:00 PM