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Sammy J

Hero Complex


THU 23–SUN 26 MARCH, 2017


Presented by Brisbane Comedy Festival and Laughing Stock

An unbelievably true story from the star of ABC’s Playground Politics, that won Best Comedy at the 2016 Melbourne Fringe.

In 1996, Sammy J borrowed some Phantom comics from his school gardener. That moment set off a chain of events that led to the birth of his daughter, saw him committing a crime in Canberra, and ended with a federal policeman searching his attic.

Sammy J is an award-winning comedian, having performed at the Edinburgh Fringe and Montreal Just for Laughs festivals, been nominated for three ARIA awards, and provides the human half of the acclaimed man/puppet comedy duo, Sammy J & Randy.



Intriguing, touching, and hilarious.

Beat Mag

Stand-up, music, storytelling, lighthearted and heartfelt … Sammy J has something for everyone in his show.

Chortle Mag

About the Show


Directed by Chris McDonald

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