Melbourne Comedy Festival: Winners and legacies

News 24/04/2019

South African/New Zealand comedian Urzila Carlson won the People’s Choice Award for selling the most tickets for her Loser show.

It is the first time a non-Australian has won. Urzila joins Peter Williams in conversation over some of the controversy in removing The Barry Award named for Barry Humphries, which was changed this week due to transphobic comments he made in 2016.

You can catch Urzila as she begins her May and July comedy tour of New Zealand, find tickets here.

You can listen to the full interview above.