Dawn French (14+ Recommended)

Tues 16 Apr & Wed 17 Apr 2024- 7:30pm Theatre

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(14+ Recommended)

Dawn French, the Queen of British comedy, returns to the stage with her one-woman stand-up show ‘Dawn French is a Huge Twat’ playing across Australia in April and May 2024 – and fans have already snapped up their tickets in droves!

A further 3 new dates have been added to satisfy demand – AEC Theatre, Adelaide on April 17, Civic Theatre, Newcastle on April 20, and Palais Theatre, Melbourne on April 24.

‘Dawn French is a Huge Twat’ commences with two shows in Perth at Riverside Theatre on April 10 and 11, followed by AEC Theatre in Adelaide on April 16 and17, Civic Theatre, Newcastle on April 19 and 20, Melbourne’s Palais Theatre on April 23 and 24, Wrest Point Hobart on April 29, Royal Theatre Canberra on May 3, Sydney’s State Theatre on May 8 and 9, The Star Gold Coast on May 14, concluding at Brisbane Convention Centre on May 16.

Dawn French is a much-loved figure in Australia, having toured most recently in 2016 with her first solo stand-up show Thirty Million Minutes – performing a magnificent 38 shows across the country!

Discussing this new tour, French said, “This show is so named because unfortunately, it’s horribly accurate. There have been far too many times I have made stupid mistakes or misunderstood something vital or jumped the gun in a spectacular display of twattery. I thought I might tell some of these buttock clenching embarrassing stories to give Australian audiences a peek behind the scenes of my work life…Roll up! Book early to see the telly vicar lady be a total twat on stage, live in front of your very eyes. And ears.”

Few people are as firmly ensconced in the British comedy firmament as Dawn French. As one half of the ground-breaking comedy duo French & Saunders (with Jennifer Saunders) she blazed a trail that shaped TV comedy through the 80s and 90s, spoofing everyone from Oasis to The Corrs and brilliantly sending up films such as Titanic and The Lord Of The Rings series.

In the early 90s, both French and Saunders forged separate but equally successful paths, creating two comedy institutions in the process. As Jennifer Saunders launched Absolutely Fabulous, Dawn French starred in multiple roles in the black comedy Murder Most Horrid, often playing both murderer and murdered in the same episode. This was followed by the enormously popular Richard Curtis series The Vicar Of Dibley, which attracted over 12 million viewers to its series finale. Dawn is also a successful author, having written six best-selling books.  Her latest book, The Twat Files, is published in October.

French has also enjoyed considerable success on stage, both as a stand-up comedian and actress, and on the big screen in films from Coraline to Death On The Nile. In 2022, she announced her return to the stage with her show Dawn French Is A Huge Twat.


RIVERSIDE THEATRE, PERTH                               WEDNESDAY, APRIL 10*

RIVERSIDE THEATRE, PERTH                               THURSDAY, APRIL 11*

AEC THEATRE, ADELAIDE                                    TUESDAY, APRIL 16           

AEC THEATRE, ADELAIDE                                    TUESDAY, APRIL 17 – NEW SHOW

CIVIC THEATRE, NEWCASTLE                              FRIDAY, APRIL 19

CIVIC THEATRE, NEWCASTLE                              SATURDAY, APRIL 20 – NEW SHOW

PALAIS THEATRE, MELBOURNE                          TUESDAY, APRIL 23


WREST POINT, HOBART                                        MONDAY, APRIL 29

ROYAL THEATRE, CANBERRA                             FRIDAY, MAY 3

STATE THEATRE, SYDNEY                                    WEDNESDAY, MAY 8

STATE THEATRE, SYDNEY                                    THURSDAY, MAY 9

THE STAR, GOLD COAST                                       TUESDAY, MAY 14


For complete tour and ticket information, visit: www.livenation.com.au

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Tue 16 Apr 2024 – Wed 17 Apr 2024 – THEATRE

4:00pm – Box Office Open
5:00pm – Car Park Open
6:00pm – External (Orb) Doors Open
6:45pm – Theatre Doors Open
7:30pm – SHOW START

Please note: Running times are approximate and may be subject to change.

Ticket Prices

A Reserve Aisle Admit & Collector Ticket – $173.05
A Reserve Aisle Admit – $157.80
A Reserve Admit & Collector Ticket – $157.8
A Reserve Admit – $142.50
B Reserve Aisle Admit & Collector Ticket – $132.3
B Reserve Aisle Admit- $117.05
B Reserve Admit & Collector Ticket – $117.05
B Reserve Admit – $101.75

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