10 Australian comedians get Amazon Original stand-up specials

Ten Australian comedians, including Gold Logie-winning Tom Gleeson, Tommy Little and Judith Lucy, will star in their own Amazon Original stand up specials, Amazon Prime Video has announced.

The specials will be filmed in Melbourne in September and premiere exclusively on Prime Video locally and in 200 countries and territories worldwide in early 2020.

The full list of comedians with an Amazon Prime special includes: Lano & Woodley, Zoë Coombs Marr, Judith Lucy, Tommy Little, Anne Edmonds, Tom Walker, Celia Pacquola, Dilruk Jayasinha, Alice Fraser and Tom Gleeson.

Ten comedians, including Gleeson, will have a stand up special

“Amazon’s comedy series and stand-up specials have excited our customers around the world, and we’re looking forward to welcoming this talented group of Australian comedians to the Prime Video family,” said James Farrell, head of international originals for Amazon Studios.

“These are hilarious performances that we know our customers will love in Australia and around the world.”

The announcement follows news that Amazon’s first Australian Amazon Original, LOL: Last One Laughing, will be executive produced and hosted by Rebel Wilson. Other series available on Prime Video include The Marvelous Mrs Maisel and Carnival Row starring Cara Delevigne and Orlando Bloom, which premiered on 30 August.

A Prime subscription, which includes access to Prime Video as well as music, gaming, reading, and free delivery on Amazon, costs $59 per year.

The stand-up specials will be produced by Guesswork Television and filmed at The Coopers Malthouse Theatre in Melbourne.


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