Jon Bennett: How I Learned to Hug

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About this event

World renowned comedian and storyteller Jon Bennett (Fire in the Meth Lab/Pretending Things are a Cock) is home!!

This is not a love story but a story of love, loss, sex and hugging told to a security guard combination of Beyonce & Jay-Z while detained as a suspected terrorist in the Montreal Airport...


Tour Ready Award (New Zealand Fringe Festival, 2018)

Best Comedy Award Nominee (Perth Fringe World, 2015)

Just for Laughs Award nomination for Best Comedy (Montreal Fringe, 2014)

★★★★★ "Every year that we say Bennett's show is a must-see and this year's no different. He has skillfully built upon the foundation that previous shows establish and we are left with a unique blend of gut-busting laughter and emotional resonance in his wake" Theatre in London

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Jon Bennett is a world renowned comedic storyteller and 7 X JUST FOR LAUGHS AWARD nominee.

Jon’s comedy career began in his homeland Australia, and after 14 years in the business he is now known as one of the most prolific storyteller-comedians touring the world.

With a total of 8 one-hour-long individual comedy shows and appearing in over 65 festivals, Jon is constantly performing across the globe making people laugh through exceptional comedic storytelling.

He has received multiple 5 star reviews in reputable publications world wide and won awards such as Funniest Show Award in the London Fringe, Critics Choice Award for Best Solo Show at the Orlando Fringe and a Golden Gibbo Award nomination at the Melbourne International Comedy Festival.