Melbourne International Comedy Festival 2024 winners

The Melbourne International Comedy Festival is over for another year with the winners of the big prizes now revealed.
A group of comedians stand in front of a melbourne International Comedy Festival poster with ticker tape flying all around.

The 37th Melbourne International Comedy Festival came to a close last night (Sunday 21 April) after nearly a month, with the winners of the various prizes announced in a jovial ceremony at the Toff on Saturday afternoon.

The big winner was Sarah Keyworth, the British stand-up who took out the Award for Most Outstanding Show, with My Eyes Are Up Here. A moved Keyworth took to the stage declaring that they’d already been crying listening to other winners accepting their prizes, saying wryly that it’s one thing to have successful top surgery, but that periods can still have an effect.

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Madeleine Swain is ArtsHub’s managing editor. Originally from England where she trained as an actor, she has over 25 years’ experience as a writer, editor and film reviewer in print, television, radio and online. She is also currently Vice Chair of JOY Media.