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Game, Set, Nanette: Hannah Gadsby wins the 2017 MICF Barry Award

Hannah Gadsby’s self-described swan song, triumphed last night at the 2017 Melbourne International Comedy Festival, taking out the Barry Award for Best Show. Announced at the traditional late-night ceremony at The Festival Club, Gadsby’s show Nanette edged out fellow nominees Damien Power’s Utopia: Now In 3D!, Anne Edmonds’ No Offence, None Taken, Tom Walker’s Bee Boo, Richard Gadd’s Monkey See, Monkey Do and Sammy J’s Hero Complex. To win the Barry Award, named after founding patron of the Melbourne International Comedy Festival Barry Humphries, a show must be performed at least 10 times...

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