One of the worlds largest comedy festivals, Melbourne Comedy Festival, has hit 30, and is back in 2016 with a world class lineup of both Australian and international comics.

The array of talent includes:

Festival debutants: Hal Cruttenden, Larry Dean, Adam Hess, Sofie Hagen, Lou Sanders, Mae Martin, Penny Arcade

Recent visitors: Joel Dommett, Nish Kumar, Sara Pascoe, Alex Edelman, Luisa Omielan, Urzila Carlson

Much loved favourites: Rich Hall, David O’Doherty, Sarah Millican, Arj Barker, Ross Noble, Paul Foot

A plethora of local Australian performers are also heading to Melbourne to join the party: Celia Pacquola, Anthony Morgan, Hannah Gadsby, Judith Lucy, Tommy Little, Frank Woodley, Wil Anderson, Tom Gleeson, Sam Simmons, Peter Helliar, Sarah Kendall, Damien Power, Dave Thornton, Dave Hughes, Steen Raskopoulos, Tom Ballard, Anne Edmonds, Joel Creasey, Matt Okine, Nick Cody, Tripod, Carl Barron, Akmal, Em Rusciano, Lehmo, Lawrence Leung, Adam Richard, Nazeem Hussain, Ali McGregor, Charlie Pickering, Fiona O’Loughlin, Felicity Ward, Lawrence Mooney, Sammy J & Randy and Tripod 

For more information, and tickets for shows already on sale visit: www.comedyfestival.com.au