BallaRatCat Comedy shows always deliver a night of golden stand-up.
Arrive early for the best seats for the show. Meals and snacks can be ordered at the bar and are served throughout the night. There’s plenty of time to fill your belly with great laughs AND great food. If you’d like to book a group table, pop into The George or email them. Extra details on group and table booking can be found here.
We’re super excited to announce the next lineup of comedians – they’re sure to bring quality funny to town!
Who’s On – Friday July 7th
Tom Ballard is a stand-up comedian, writer, actor, broadcaster, philanthropist and philanderer. He co-hosted the triple j breakfast show for four years and won an ARIA for his trouble, In 2014 he got his own shiny panel show Reality Check and has twice fronted SBS’s coverage of the Sydney Gay & Lesbian Mardi Gras. He’s guest hosted two episodes of Q&A, launched his own hit podcast and supported the likes of Wil Anderson, Stephen Merchant and Danny Bhoy.
In 2015 Tom performed alongside Wanda Sykes and roasted Jimmy Carr in Montreal and he bagged a nomination for the Best Newcomer Award at the biggest arts festival in the world, the Edinburgh Festival Fringe.
Last year, Tom toured two shows; an hour of stand up, and a 70min comedy lecture about the state of the Australian immigration system. His body of work gained him a nomination at the Melbourne International Comedy Festival for the prestigious Barry Award for Most Outstanding Show, and he was awarded the inaugural Pinder Prize, named in honour of the late great John Pinder. When Tom returned to Edinburgh, he backed up his nomination for Best Newcomer with a nomination for Best Show.
The start of 2017 has seen Tom touring Australia with his brand new live show Problematic, and a return and updated season of his comedy lecture Boundless Plains to Share .
Tom has eczema and is bad at running.
*** more special guests to be announced soon! ***