Joke merchant coming to Australia
comedian Stephen Merchant is bringing his first-ever stand-up tour to Australia. The Emmy, BAFTA and Golden Globe awardwinning co-creator of The Office and Extras will perform his Stephen Merchant Live: Hello Ladies show in Perth, Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane in December. Known for his collaborative work with fellow comedian Ricky Gervais, Merchant (right) is taking his stand-up talents on the road this year.
‘‘Stephen Merchant’s joke writing is of a high quality, and his performance is priceless,’’ UK newspaper The Guardian wrote after his recent tour of the United Kingdom. plays the Concert Hall at QPAC, in Brisbane, on December 14. Tickets go on sale on August 30, with aMy Live Nation member pre-sale tomorrow.