Local comedy show pokes fun at Bundy’s quirks


From the clock that doesn’t tick at Bingera Court to visitors fumbling to pronounce 'Mon Repos', Bundaberg without a doubt has its own quirks.

In ‘hyper-local’ performance 'Welcome to Fundaberg', comedian Ashley Walmsley is bringing the town's unique characteristics to the main stage.

Never having done a show in his hometown before, the jokester believes Bundaberg is a goldmine when it comes to finding harmless things to poke fun at.

"I think that everybody who lives here or has lived here, and even visitors would sort of get a sense that it is a really super place to be, but there's just those funny quirky things that make it a bit iconic - give it character," Mr Walmsley says.

The show focuses on the little things everyone in Bundaberg - the 'Aldi capital of Australia' - can relate to.

Mr Walmsley says it will be a clean performance, drilling down on jokes people in the town can understand.

"You've got to have your patience hat on when you're heading for a park up the main street, and if you happen to jag one under five laps, it's really exciting.

"I think the people will resonate with the content here because it's not about poking fun at Bundaberg or having a laugh at it, we're all in this together or we all know of it, so it's almost like a big in-joke I suppose," he says.

More than 200 tickets have already been sold for the show at Moncrieff Entertainment Centre on May 14.

To find out more or book a ticket to the show head to https://www.whatsonbundaberg.com.au/events/event/1267/welcome-to-fundaberg.