Ex-Canberran comic Toby Halligan headlines Comedy Club at The Civic Pub in June.
Toby Halligan is one of Australia's most exciting young comedians and improvisers. A NSW Raw Comedy semi-finalist, and winner of the Worlds Debating Comedy Award in 2003, he's performed at the Midsumma Festival, LOL Comedy at Melbourne Fringe, on Gay News Week, and has also appeared on Strictly Speaking, a public speaking reality TV show on the ABC. He appeared in the 2010 Melbourne International Comedy Festival as part of the political showcase The First Three Up Against The Wall, and opened for Mathew Kenneally at the 2009 Festival. Toby has performed improvised theatre shows around Australia and is co-author of the popular Diary Leaks website. His writing has appeared on The Punch, in mX, and at BigPond News.
The show will be hosted by Tom Gibson, with supporting sets from Jez Margosis, Frances Carleton and David Graham.