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No Laughing Matter, stand-up comedy gala raising awareness for suicide prevention.

NewsKevin Perry

Live Concert Event – Sunday, October 13  from 7.00pm at Sydney’s Enmore Theatre

TV Broadcast – Friday, November 1 from 9.30pm only on The Comedy Channel

This Sunday, October 13 Australian comedy superstars will come together at the Enmore Theatre in Sydney for the No Laughing Matter stand-up comedy gala to raise awareness for suicide prevention.

Hosts- Sammy J and Randy

Hosts- Sammy J and Randy

Hosted by Sammy J and Randy, the one-man and one-puppet show, No Laughing Matter will feature hilarious performances from some of the best in Australian Comedy including Mikey Robins, Fiona O’Loughlin, Tom Ballard, Claire Hooper, Tommy Little, and many more.

No Laughing Matter is a partnership between The Comedy Channel and Suicide Prevention Australia aiming to raise money and awareness for suicide prevention.

Suicide is a real and often hidden problem with few people realising suicide is a bigger killer than road accidents or skin cancer in Australia.

No Laughing Matter will be filmed in front of a live audience to premiere on The Comedy Channel Friday, November 1 at 9.30pm with the broadcast including a call to action for viewers to donate online at nolaughingmatter.org.au.

The full line-up of comedians includes: Sammy J and Randy, Mikey Robins, Fiona O’Loughlin, Tom Ballard, Claire Hooper, Joel Creasy, Tommy Little, Neel Kolhatkar, Heath Franklin, Luke Heggie, Tommy Dean, Kevin Kropinyeri, Ronny Chieng, Smart Casual, Michael Workman, Ciel and Felicity Ward.

All proceeds raised from the event will go to supporting the National Coalition for Suicide Prevention made up from over 25 partners including beyondblue, Black Dog Institute, headspace, Lifeline, R U OK?, and many other organisations.

Tickets are now on sale for the live event or tune in to Foxtel and “Laugh for Life” at No Laughing Matter – be entertained, inspired and help make suicide prevention everybody’s business.

 

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