Barry nominees announced

Comics on top down under

The shortlist for the Melbourne Comedy Festival's Barry Award has been announced.

Dave Gorman, Mike Wilmot (pictured), Lee Mack, Dom Irrera, Rod Quantock, Folk The World and The Concert have all been nominated for the coveted title.

The Barry, named after Dame Edna creator Barry Humphries, will be awarded on Friday night. The winner receives AU$3,000 (about £1,200) and the prestige associated with the Australian version of the Perrier.

Other awards to be announced on the night include the comedian's choice - called the Piece Of Wood - and the Oz Export award, which will take one Australian comic to the Edinburgh Fringe

Published: 12 Apr 2003

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