WHILST 2020 left many trapped within the consolation of their properties, Laura Davis discovered herself out of the blue stranded between quarantine borders.
Residing within the woods of New Zealand with nothing however a bag of carry-on baggage, removed from her dwelling in London after which some.
Out of this although, has come If This Is It. Davis’ latest fringe present.
Taking goal on the struggles gripping the world such because the creeping onset of neofascism, rogue capitalism, the local weather disaster and the denigration of the humanities.
If This Is It guarantees to be an hour of emotion, coronary heart and humorous stand-up.
Since making her identify in 2008 as a nationwide finalist within the Melbourne Worldwide Comedy Competition (MICF) competitors, Laura has returned to MICF eleven occasions.
9 completely different solo exhibits garnered her a fame as one of the crucial proficient and distinctive acts performing on the pageant.
Ghost Machine gained each the Golden Gibbo and the Melbourne Fringe Greatest Comedy Award in 2015.
Marco Polo, her 2016 present for MICF and the Adelaide Fringe Competition gained her the distinguished Comedy Channel Moosehead Award.
Laura made her Edinburgh Fringe debut in 2017 with Cake within the Rain and returned in 2018 with a reprise of Ghost Machine.
Each exhibits acquired widespread important acclaim and secured subsequent runs at London’s Soho Theatre.
Summer time 2019 noticed Laura return to the Fringe along with her newest present, Higher Lifeless than a Coward, which once more acquired important acclaim.
Laura was a author on the seventh and eighth seasons of ABC TV’s Shaun Micallef’s Mad As Hell, Australia’s long-running satirical information and present affairs program, and she or he has additionally carried out stand-up on ABC TV’s Comedy Up Late.
You may catch Laura Davies’ If This Is It at Monkey Barrel Comedy on a regular basis from August 4-28, besides 16.