The Gala proudly supporting Oxfam
21 March 2017
Premieres Sunday 02 April at 8.30pm on ABC.
It’s time for Australia’s ultimate comedy cavalcade, the golden night of gags, the funniest fiesta…from the 2017 Melbourne Comedy Festival…The Gala. Filmed from Melbourne’s Regent Theatre, and hosted by Wil Anderson, the annual Gala is the biggest night on the comedy calendar, where the finest and funniest from Australia and overseas take to the stage. Artists donate their time for this super-sized special event, and through the generosity of those on stage and those in the audience and watching at home, The Gala supports the life-changing work of Oxfam worldwide. ABC is the 2017 broadcast partner of The Melbourne Comedy Festival’s signature events; The Gala, Opening Night Comedy Allstars Supershow and The Great Debate.