PRESS RELEASE: The 14th Annual Sydney Comedy Festival has released a second line up of acts who will be taking to stages across the city and beyond, as part of the 2018 program rolling out from 23rd April to 20th May.

International performers who have joined the stellar line-up include cheeky Scot Larry Dean, the hilarious Canadian Ian Bagg, New Zealand’s brilliant Rose Matafeo and Cal Wilson, loveable Venezuelan Ivan Aristeguieta, and the Unites States’ Shawn Wayans (Scary Movie and White Chicks) and Michael Che (TV’s Saturday Night Live and Weekend Update).

Australian comedy legends include the absurdist sketch group Aunty Donna, legendary yarn-spinner Fiona O’Loughlin, the brutally honest Lawrence Mooney, rising star Becky Lucas, TV’s Hard Quiz host Tom Gleeson, the charismatic Harley Breen, and the ever engaging Dave Thornton.

Packing even more punch to the Festival’s line-up is the no-nonsense Luke Heggie, star of TV’s Fat Pizza Paul Fenech, the quick-witted Rhys Nicholson, Heath Franklin’s Chopper, TV’s The Project co-host Tommy Little, the iconic Doug Anthony All Stars, the weird and wonderful Fran Middleton, and the comedian with the fiery beard and a heart of gold, Nick Cody.

General Public tickets on sale now. The full 2018 Sydney Comedy Festival program will be announced in February.

Tickets can be purchased via or the Box Office: 02 9020 6966.