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    Comedy Blockbuster at the 'G

    Feb 27, 2013

    Following the overwhelming success of last year’s Comedy Blockbuster at the ‘G, the MCC is delighted to announce the function returns to the Members Dining Room on Friday April 12 with a brand new line up of comedians.

    To coincide with the Melbourne International Comedy Festival, some of Australia’s best-known comedians will take to the stage for an hour of high-quality entertainment  and laughs.

    The evening will be hosted by Colin Lane, best known as Lano from one of Australia’s best comedic duos, Lano and Woodley.

    The night’s line-up will also feature Dave Hughes, Claire Hooper, Peter Helliar and Rachel Berger.

    The Hugh Trumble Café located on Level 1 of the Members Reserve, will be open from 5.30pm for those wishing to have a pre-show drink and dinner.

    Following the show, the Frank Grey Smith bar will be the place to be to enjoy some live music and drinks.

    Bookings are now open here