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Simon Palomares:
Bring It On!

From sourdough bread to Tiger King to Lockdown Number 5 and how we celebrated freedom with an earthquake.

 

A legend of Australian comedy returns to the Melbourne International Comedy Festival with a brand new show. 

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Simon Palomares is a Spanish-Australian comedian and actor, best known for his character "Ricky" in Acropolis Now and the legendary WOGS OUT OF WORK. Just returned from Montreal, Canada, where he was invited by Comedy Central to perform at the prestigious JUST FOR LAUGHS comedy festival.

 

He has performed comedy shows in the United States, Canada, Spain and Argentina where he performs stand-up in Spanish. More recently, Palomares has toured Australia in a combination cooking program and stand-up comedy show called Palomares Cooks Calamares. Palomares studied drama and psychology at Deakin University and studied acting at the renowned Juan Carlos Corazza School in Madrid. He has worked as a writer in Madrid, Spain, for Lo Mas Plus, a nightly review program on Canal+,

 

Most recently he has performed for the program Nuevos Comicos for Comedy Central (Spain) and is completing a documentary called KO HO NAS for Special Broadcasting Service (SBS) and the BBC. Palomares has directed episodes of the TV series Neighbours and voiced video games such as Rome: Total War. Lately he has been seen in The Weekly, Wilosophy and the upcoming Australian Gansgter.

His documentary on Cuban comedians, Látigo, will be shown in cinemas this year.

About the Show

BRING IT ON!!

A new show by comedy legend SIMON PALOMARES.

Simon returns to the MICF with a reflective show, in this, his last year of his fifties, to ponder on the world and personal changes of the last two years. From sourdough bread to Tiger King to Lockdown Number 5 and how we celebrated freedom with an earthquake.

 

”FROM THE MOMENT HE HIT THE STAGE HE HAD THE AUDIENCE EATING OUT OF HIS HAND. A TALENTED STORYTELLER, PALOMARES IS BOTH APPEALING AND ENTERTAINING DELIVERING A HILARIOUS COMEDY EXPERIENCE" SYDNEY MORNING HERALD 

"Story teller, philosopher and very, very funny".

“A CHAINSAW OF COMEDY” THE AGE , MELBOURNE.

Recent Audience Reviews:

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