PREVIEW – Laura Davis – If This Is It

WHILST 2020 left many trapped within the consolation of their houses, Laura Davis discovered herself immediately 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 intention 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. 

Laura Davis headshot.
Laura Davis made her Fringe debut again in 2017. (Picture by Matt Crockett, equipped with launch)

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 popularity as one of the crucial proficient and distinctive acts performing on the pageant. 

Ghost Machine gained each the Golden Gibbo and the Melbourne Fringe Finest Comedy Award in 2015. 

Marco Polo, her 2016 present for MICF and the Adelaide Fringe Competition gained her the celebrated 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 obtained widespread essential acclaim and secured subsequent runs at London’s Soho Theatre. 

Summer time 2019 noticed Laura return to the Fringe together with her newest present, Higher Useless than a Coward, which once more obtained essential 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.

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You possibly can catch Laura Davies’ If This Is It at Monkey Barrel Comedy on a regular basis from August 4-28, besides 16.