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Oliver Twist


Tue 24 - Sun 29 May, 2022


Rooftop Terrace

Admit $20-25*

*plus transaction fee $6.90


Tue-Sat 6.45pm
Sun 5.45pm


60 mins

Ages + Warnings

Suitable for ages 15+
Contains coarse language + adult themes.

Presented by Live Nation

Part of

Brisbane Comedy Festival 2022

Hey, I’m Oliver.

Let me tell you a story. One of the things I did while I was in the refugee camp was apply to go to study in Canada. By the way, they ended up telling me no, which sucked. But part of the process was we had to do an interview. It was a questionnaire that we had to fill out. So we were sitting in the refugee camp and literally the first question they asked us was ‘Where do you see yourself in five years?’ And I was like “Anywhere but here, literally anywhere but this refugee camp. I’m trying to get the hell out of here, that’s why I’m doing this entire questionnaire.”

It’s a weird thing to ask someone in that situation. Imagine if Hitler kept doing rounds of people in concentration camps asking them where they hope to be in five years. They’d be like “Are you kidding me? I want to get away from you! This is not the conversation we should be having Hitler. Go free us.”

Now I have a question for you, ‘Where do you see yourself at this comedy festival?’


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