Oliver Coleman: Poolside

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Melbourne International Comedy Festival Nominee for Best Newcomer and The Golden Gibbo 2019.

Master of buffoonery Oliver Coleman made a huge splash at the Melbourne International Comedy Festival. Now he's bringing his hit show to FRINGE WORLD. This wet 'n wild show is full to the brim with his unique character comedy and surreal stand-up. Dive in and experience this frenetic hour of unbridled silliness... BYO pool noodle!

★★★★ Time Out, 2019
"Poolside is absurdist comedy at its finest" Arts Review, 2019
"Coleman creates characters which are tear-inducingly funny" Pop Culture-Y, 2019
"Poolside is jam packed with laughs and doesn't let up" Squirrel Comedy, 2019
"And so a cult is born" Chortle, 2019

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Oliver Coleman

Oliver Coleman is a comedian from Melbourne. His debut solo-show Poolside was nominated for both the Best Newcomer and The Golden Gibbo awards at the Melbourne International Comedy Festival. He got his start in comedy as part of double-act Coleman and Freund presenting the “hidden gem of the festival” (The Plus Ones) Uncompetent at MICF in 2016. Following that he lived in the United Kingdom for several years performing stand-up and playing festivals around the country including Leicester Comedy Festival, Glasgow Comedy Festival and the Edinburgh Fringe.

As an actor he has performed on stages around Australia and been seen onscreen in shows such as Neighbours, Secret Bridesmaid’s Business and the hit mini-series Molly.

Fringefeed reviews energised by Woodside

  • "it is essentially a string of comedic skits, sketches and characters, each one more outrageous, sillier and funnier than the last." – Fringefeed
  • "Coleman continues to surprise" – TimeOut
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