It's that time again: when hundreds of funny people vie for your chuckles in the Melbourne International Comedy Festival. Join us as we meet the talented people behind the laughs, offer our tips for doing the festival right and our picks of the program.
If you want to get your kids addicted to comedy nice and early, there's plenty of family-friendly fare on offer at this year's festival. At the top of your list should be kids theatre rockstars the Listies, who were the first kids show to ever be nominated for the prestigious Barry Award. There are also super popular shows from Head First Acrobats and the Mighty Littles.