Wizards of Oz

Melbourne festival announces line-up

Lee Mack, Daniel Kitson and Dave Gorman are among the British acts heading to the Melbourne Comedy Festival next month.

Rich Hall, Glenn Wool, Mike Wilmot, Noel Fielding and Adam Hills also join the international line-up for the three-week event.

Gorman will be unveiling his new show, inspired by Googlewacking - the web surfers' game of finding combinations of words that produce only one result when punched into the Internet search engine.

Mack, will be making his Melbourne debut at the 17th annual festival, and will be hoping to capitalise on the success of ITV1's The Sketch Show, shown on Network 10 in Australia.

The event opens on March 27, and Chortle will be bringing daily reports from Melbourne for much of the festival

Published: 16 Feb 2003

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