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Andy Saunders.

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Saunders is arising star on the comedy circuit. He is a Biripi man, father, husband and comedian.

he was hailed as the hit of this year’s Melbourne Comedy Festival Gala and is a regular on their national and international touring roadshow where Saunders performed in South East Asia for the Malaysian royal family.

Saunders uses humour to break down the barriers.

Born and bred in Taree, Saunders is an indigenous man who uses comedy to reframe everyday experiences.

His sharp observation and his talent for impersonation and beat boxing give his shows a little something special.

Organisers of the comedy show at Kingscliff say ‘it’s impossible not to love Saunders. Engaging, charismatic, and off the cuff, this 6 foot 3 streak of wit can’t be held down’.

‘Saunders is a small town boy with the confidence to take on the world’, they say.

Saunders said ‘I always say you’re born with two things. Talents and the ability to learn skills, hone them and her really good at something’.

‘Everyone’s got a talent, sometimes you have to wait a bit in life to discover it. Mine just happens to be standing in front of people and presenting stuff and not being scared to do it’.

Saunders is the feature comedian at Kingy Comedy at Kingscliff Bowlo on Thursday ,13 October, and will be joined by Tyson Karrasch as support and Paul McMahon as MC.

Start time is 7.30pm. Entry is free.


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