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We are once again looking for the Adelaide comedians of the future with the Raw Comedy Competition. Throw your hat in the ring and join the fairground of funny at Australia’s largest and most prestigious comedy competition.

Bec Hill is BACK for 2 shows only the weekend before the Fringe officially starts Feb 7th and 8th! A rare chance to catch the Adelaide-born, London-based, award-winning, viral-content-creating comedian doing what she does best: absolute nonsense. Bec provides the jokes. YOU provide the order! A silly hour full of stand-up, pop-ups and post-its.

The original Rhino Room Late Show has been a MUST SEE late night event for comedy fans and Fringe acts alike since 2002. This intimate gala features the funniest acts from around the Fringe. You never know who you might see in the home of Adelaide Comedy celebrating 20 years in 2020.

Since 2010 Adelaide Comedy has been showcasing the South Aussie comedians of tomorrow at the Adelaide Fringe! Check out the 2020 crew before they crack the big time! Anno Gomes, Forum Bakrania, Henry Wilson, Jess Dix, Marva Trix, Justin Sorre, Russell Hartup, The Coconuts & The Rudes.

At the beginning of every week of the Fringe a bunch of new acts hit town eager for somewhere to promote their show. The Tuesday Night Flyer showcases these awesome acts in the home of Adelaide Comedy…
Rhino Room.
Get each week of Adelaide Fringe off to a Flyer!

After a 2 year break Adelaide Comedy is bringing the Fringe back to the southern suburbs with The Marion Hotel Sunday Sessions hosted by Lindsay Webb. Some of the funniest comedians of Fringe at one of the festival’s laid-back comedy gems returns. Sold Out 2015, 16 & 17 book now!

The AC Podcast

Meet Australia’s most loved and emerging comedians as they chat with host Craig Egan about where they came from, the ups and downs of making people laugh for a living, and their favourite memories of performing in Adelaide.

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Testimonials

Walking through the doors of the Rhino Room always reminds me of what I like about comedy. In the dirty little green room all are equal. Reputations are left at the door. New comics swap punch-lines with people you would normally only see on the TV. But if a comedian is killing on stage, then the backstage empties and every comic is found side stage, watching, laughing, riding the energy of the gig. The outside world doesn’t exist. It’s all about the show.

Wil Anderson

I love the Rhino Room because it’s the best comedy room in Adelaide. As for the bar … I can always remember walking in but I can never remember walking out. Too much fun.

Tom GleesonGold Logie Winner, Hard Chat and Hard Quiz

What I love about the Adelaide Comedy Gigs is that apart from the providing the opportunity to see top-line comedy acts at about half the price you would pay to see them during the Fringe. There’s somewhere I can go to forget my troubles for a few hours and have a good laugh. It’s the best form of therapy I know! And as a regular comedygoer, it’s fascinating to watch the comedians (and even individual jokes) develop over time. Plus there’s the satisfaction of knowing that when some of the current crew make it big (which they will), I’ll be able to say “I saw them before they were famous…”

David Hyland

I love Adelaide Comedy because it is a symbol of fun, laughter, friendship and family. It has given me so many wonderful memories in the past few years, and I know it will always be a part of my laugh, whether I be behind the scenes or in the audience. So much love for AC and everyone who help to make it happen.

Lauren ‘Lolly Dolly’ Thiel

The Rhino Room is not only a great venue to see comedy; it’s also THE place to go for a drink if you want to view the comedians in their natural habitat.

Arj Barker

The perfect comedy oasis for great comics to play and create.

Greg Fleet
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A Tribute To The Old Rhino Room

In 2017 the old Rhino Room in Frome St was demolished to make way for progress. Some of the people who loved the Rhino for 20 years banded together to create this tribute to the old girl. Rhino Room has now moved to 131 Pirie St where you can see live comedy every week of the year. Help us start a whole new history for Adelaide’s favourite laugh factory.