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The best free comedy in Sydney

Want LoLs without the price tag? Here's where to find 'em

Crowd at Eveleigh Comedy
Photograph: Robert Polmear
By Time Out editors |

It's getting harder and harder to find free fun in Sydney – but these stand-up and open mic nights have zero cover charge, giving you more bucks for beverages and snacks.

If you don't mind forking out, check out these venues and regular comedy nights, and find all Sydney's best open mic nights.

Find free comedy in Sydney

Tudor Comedy 2016 March image 01 courtesy Tudor Comedy
Comedy, Stand Up

Tudor Comedy

icon-location-pin The Tudor Redfern, Redfern

This weekly night at Redfern's Tudor Hotel features a local emcee and short sets by emerging comics, but also has a bunch of spots for open mic – sign up by 5pm if you want to have a go.

Can you escape in time?

A close up shot of metal handcuffs hanging at Paniq Room
Photograph: Paniq Room
Things to do

Escape rooms in Sydney

The concept is simple: solve a variety of puzzles placed in and around the room before your allotted time runs out. Each room has a different theme and stimulates all senses, demanding a variety of problem-solving skills. Time Out took the challenge of visiting nine rooms in the city. Whether we got out in time? Well, that's a different matter.

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