WEDNESDAY NIGHT COMEDY
The Avenue | 20 February | 7:30pm
From the big screen, small, stages all around the country and all over the world, iconic Australian comedian Bob Frankling is making himself known at The Avenue for Wednesday Night Comedy as your headline act! Joining him, international legend of festivals and shows all over the UK and Europe, Andrew Roper is hosting a night of comedy that you should not miss! Reserve your seat for Wednesday Night Comedy - (07) 5592 1678!
Bob Franklin is an award-winning comedian, writer, director, author and actor. On Australian television, Franklin was both writer and performer on Jimeoin (1994), Shaun Micallef's World Around Him (1996), Small Tales & True (1998), Eric (1997), The Mick Molloy Show (1999) and Introducing Gary Petty (2000), in which he played the title role and received an Australian Writers' Guild award nomination. Franklin made several appearances on Thank God You're Here and Talking ‘bout Your Generation; and has featured in sitcoms such as The Librarians (2007-10), Upper Middle Bogan (2013), Worst Year of My Life Again (2014) and Please Like Me (2013). Franklin has appeared in several Australian films, including The Craic (1999), You Can't Stop The Murders (2003), Bad Eggs (2003), The Extra (2005), Macbeth (2006), BoyTown (2006) The Last Confession of Alexander Pearce (2008),Three Blind Mice (2008) and Beneath Hill 60 (2010).
Andrew Roper has been a stand up comedian and writer for over 20 years. including a decade of Stand Up comedy performing all over London and the UK. He has performed multiple times at Comedy Festivals in Melbourne, Perth, Adelaide, Brighton and Edinburgh. Outside of stand up, corporate work and festivals he has also had long radio stints at TT FM, MIX FM, and GOLD FM in Australia.
“Roper brings with him an air of professionalism .. impeccable delivery.” - CHORTLE ( Edinburgh Fest )
“Easily the stand out of the show.” - Three Weeks ( Edinburgh Fest )
Comedy in the back room at The Avenue is a Wednesday night staple in Surfers Paradise – every week from 7:30pm! With huge lineups and some of the best comedians from around the country and abroad, prepare your laughing gear to see some of the best from around the country and around the world. We can't wait to see you there!