Past Shows

Show 20 – Benny Darsow & Chris Franklin

By July 19, 2019 October 13th, 2019 No Comments

Ben Darsow is one of Australia’s most refreshing stand up comedians. His warm inclusive energy takes audiences on a hilarious journey with him, his impossible to not like charm will leave you wanting more.

Genuinely in love with the art form of stand up comedy, Ben relishes every opportunity that he gets to perform and this shows in the warm energy that he creates on stage. He takes interest in each of his audiences and this translates to a conversational ‘here and now’ feel to his comedy routine, in which his pre-scripted material often blends smoothly with sharp on the spot ad-libbing –

”great audience interaction…confident without being cocky”. Rip It Up Magazine

Ben has presented 4 solo shows in his hometown Adelaide Fringe with a 4 star review for his 2013 show “He is a champion – Seriously Funny” – Adelaide Advertiser. As well as performing as a national headline and in demand corporate comedian

 Chris Franklin is one of Australia’s premier comedy stars. He’s an Aussie bloke, a yobbo or a bogan, from his flannelette shirt to his double plugger thongs. His “Hoganesque” style of comedy appeals to every average Australian and touches on the delicate issues of beer, sport and relationships.

Chris has performed with such comedy legends as: Jimeoin, Steady Eddy, Garry Who, Carl Barron, Anh Do, Elliot Goblet, Raymond J Bartholomew, Marty Fields, The Empty Pockets, Peter Rowsthorn, Bob Franklin, Ross Daniels, Tom Green, Jim Jeffries, Stevie Starr, Mr Methane, and rock bands, The Angels, Rose Tattoo, The Screaming Jets, Yothu Yindi and The Radiators. He has even worked with international music stars like Santana, Chris Isaak, Elvis Costello, Boz Scaggs, Deep Purple, Tony Joe White & Bonnie Raitt.