Noel Fielding and Drew Carey headline Just For Laughs 2012
Fielding (co-creator of The Mighty Boosh) and Carey (The Drew Carey Show, Whose Line Is It Anyway?) will be joined by Adam Hills as hosts of the festival's international comedy galas, while Kiwi comic Rhys Darby (a.k.a. Murray from Flight of the Conchords) is to host an evening of trans-Tasman humour with his fellow countrymen.
Also announced: solo shows from Gabriel Iglesias, Bill Burr, Dave Gorman, Ed Byrne and local lad Sam Simmons.
Tickets for the performances go on sale from the Sydney Opera House website on August 20.
- Jenny Noyes