Winner, Best Newcomer, Melbourne International Comedy Festival 2012. Award-winning comic Matt Okine is black, likes chicken and make his Edinburgh debut off the back of a massive year of recognition around the world. One of the most exciting comics to emerge from Australia in recent years, Matt was nominated Time Out Sydney Comedy Festival Show of the Year, and earned a nomination as Time Out Sydney Comedian of the Year. 'Skilfully crafted and confidently told, this personable stand-up already feels like the finished article.' **** (Metro). 'Outstanding.' (Time Out Sydney).
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WINNER - Best of the Fest, Sydney Comedy Festival 2013.
WINNER - Best Newcomer, Melbourne International Comedy Festival 2012.
NOMINEE - Time Out Sydney Comedian of the Year 2011.
NOMINEE - Time Out Sydney Comedy Festival Show of the Year 2011.
Matt Okine wants to get rich, and fast. Not just a little bit rich. Proper rich. Like, "fat stacks" rich. Like, "sultan" rich. Like, "hovercraft" rich.
Award-winning comedian Matt Okine spent 2012 performing around the world to rave reviews. One of the most exciting comics to emerge from Australia in recent years, Matt is making his Edinburgh debut.
Soho Theatre, Century Entertainment and Underbelly are delighted to bring Being Black & Chicken & S#%t to the Edinburgh Festival Fringe after a sell-out seasons at the Brisbane Comedy Festival, Melbourne International Comedy Festival and the invite-only Montreal Just For Laughs Comedy Festival. Here he makes his Edinburgh debut after an acclaimed run at Soho Theatre last August.
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