Adelaide’s Fringe Festival finally kicked off over the weekend, and revelers have a packed program of events to attend over the next month.
Amongst those is two unmissable comedy events; Ben Stevenson’s Ratbag and Amy Hetherington’s Crying Over Spilt Milk (encore). The former was the winner of the 2020/2021 Best Comedy at the Australian Radio Awards and the latter has performed sold-out shows across the globe and supported big names like Dave Hughes, Fiona O’Loughlin and Steve-O (MTV Jackass). You can check out timetables and buy tickets for the Comedian’s performances here.
Amy: Now look, we thought The Brag, the only thing that we could potentially talk about is how good we are.
Ben: “It’d be awkward though if we bragged about ourselves. Why don’t we instead just brag about each other?”
Amy: “That seems like the right way to use this time is I’m gonna tell you how good Ben is and he’s gonna tell you how good I am. Because as comedians we’re very awkward about taking compliments.”
Ben: “Yeah. If we had self-esteem, we wouldn’t be in comedy.”
Amy: “Ben, I’ve known you for a long time and you are an amazing comedian. Oh, you make me laugh all the time. It’s great. What I wanna know is what got you into comedy?”
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Ben: “I wanted any time I turned up for work, I wanted strangers to gimme a round of applause.”
Listen to the full interview with Amy Hetherington and Ben Stevenson below:
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