Australia’s Funniest Comedian (New Idea)
Lawrence Mooney plus support Andrew Barnett (Barney Fox Sports)
One Show Only – Wednesday 3rd May
LAWRENCE MOONEY IS A STAND-UP COMEDIAN, RADIO BROADCASTER & TELEVISION HOST, WIDELY REGARDED BY FANS AND PEERS AS ONE OF AUSTRALIA’S FUNNIEST.
As a radio broadcaster, Lawrence is considered one of the best in his field. He took Triple M Brisbane’s breakfast radio show to number#1 in the market and the following year won an Australian Commercial Radio Award (ACRA) for Best Entertainment Presenter in a metro market.
No stranger to television, Lawrence is well known as the host of Dirty Laundry Live that ran for 3 seasons on ABC, as well as his work on Agony Uncles, Agony of Life and Modern Manners. Lawrence is a regular on The Back Page, as hand-picked to host a new comedy-driven footy show, Up The Guts, on Fox Sports following on from Friday Night Footy.
Lawrence loves the stage, he regularly tours the country to packed houses wherever he goes. his solo show Surely Not was nominated for The Barry Award at The Melbourne International Comedy Festival and won Best Show at The Sydney Comedy Festival. Previously, his hilarious insights earned him Best National Act at the Perth Comedy Festival and Best Comedy Act at the Melbourne Fringe Festival.
Supporting Lawrence is award winning comedian Andrew “Barney” Barnett.
Andrew Barnett is best known as Barney to the audiences of Fox Sports, where is a resident funny man on Sunday Night with Matty Johns and The Back Page and performs regularly on the national comedy circuit.
Andrew has a relaxed, affable style which belies a razor sharp wit. His comedy is filled with insightful observations and witty anecdotes. Andrew is a crowd favourite wherever he performs.