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 AUSTRALIA’S NUMBER ONE LIVE STAND-UP COMEDIAN IS COMING YOUR WAY:

Carl Barron is Australia’s biggest live touring comedian and he is coming your way.
On his last tour, Carl sold 300 000 tickets in Australia alone. Get in now to host Australia’s most popular comedian. 


“Carl Barron of Australia was the highlight of the evening, with wry observations and hysterical bits”
The Gazette Montreal

“A gifted physical comic and monologist”
The LA Times

“Carl Barron is a man who articulates the small but precious hopes of a nation”
Herald Sun


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He grew up in Longreach in Central Queensland the son of a sheep shearer. Moved to the Gold Coast where he became a roof-tiler, moved to Sydney and decided to walk on stage at the Harold Park Hotel one night and the rest is history. Carl’s non-threatening observational style of comedy appeals to everyone. He has touched the hearts of thousands of people with his gentle, self-conscious, relaxed and original approach to comedy. Since winning Comic of the year and Best Up and Coming Talent in 1993, Carl has established himself as one of the most accomplished comedy performers in Australia and around the world.

This extremely popular and gifted comedian has tread the boards throughout Australia, New York, L.A, London, South Africa, Auckland, Ireland, Singapore, Norway, Denmark, Sweden and Edinburgh.

Carl has over 50 TV spots to his credit. Carl now has five of the top ten selling DVDs ever in Australia and his first DVD release ‘Carl Barron Live’ is the country’s highest selling stand-up comedy DVD in Australian retail history. His second show ‘Whatever Comes Next’ won Best International Show at the N.Z. Comedy Festival which was then released on DVD entering the Charts at Number One, staying there for over 12 months and then being nominated for an ARIA award.

Having headlined at every major comedy venue and Festival worldwide, no wonder that Carl Barron is one of the most sought after comedians world-wide. There are very few Australian comedians on the live scene who have received the same kudos as Carl.

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“Barron’s show is one asthmatic laugh after the other. It’s a marvel the packed audiences had pause for breath- the lady next to me almost required medical assistance”
Inpress, Melbourne


“The skinny balding master of observational humour...”
The Sun Herald Sydney


“...but the one who stole the show was Carl Barron...”
The Scotsman Edinburgh


“...But the star of the evening is Carl Barron, who has the audience in fits with his resonating observations of common experiences. With a dead-pan expression breaking out into gleaming wickedness, this skinny Gandhilike comedian turns the tables on the mundane.”
The Scotsman


“ Barron is small and shy, his jokes clean and precise. The audience loves him...” 
Harper Magazine

“Carl Barron is an awesome standup comedian...I had tears in my eyes...”
The Age, Melbourne


“Get ready to giggle yourself silly”
Melbourne Weekly


“Carl Barron is small, quiet and a comedy surprise package.”
Entertainment Live


“Watching Barron perform is like watching mime with punch lines”
The Drum Sydney


“...an Aussie larrikin persona that has been polished to shine brighter than an opal”
NZ Herald


“His wry, acute insights are so warmly received because people are instantly aware of what he is talking about”
Dominion Post


“Carl Barron is the sort of comedian who gives a good name to observational comedy”

Groggy Squirrel