Follow The Shovel



Fresh from sold-out and critically acclaimed performances at the Adelaide Fringe, James Schloeffel (The Shovel) and Charles Firth (The Chaser) are taking their new show on the road.

We’ll take you on a journey though the biggest political moments of the past 12 months, unpack the most ridiculous COVID conspiracy theories, show you how to make your very own Pete Evans BioCharger, and teach you Scott Morrison’s secret techniques for looking busy while actually doing nothing at all.

‘A cut above’: The Adelaide Advertiser

‘Oozes with wit’: On the Record

‘Hilarious’: See Do Eat Review

‘I’ve engaged lawyers’: Christian Porter

(If you bought a ticket to our Sydney, Brisbane or Canberra show last year – your tickets will be valid for these new dates).

Canberra: Canberra Theatre, Tuesday 4th May 2021. Buy tickets

Sydney: Enmore Theatre, Thursday 6th May 2021. Buy tickets

Melbourne: Athenaeum Upstairs, Friday 7th May 2021 (two shows). Buy tickets

Brisbane: Fortitude Music Hall, Thursday 20th May 2021. Buy tickets

Perth: Not sure you guys will let us in.

The War on 2021

Now in its fifth year, our end of year show features an all-star line up of Australian satirical talent, including James Schloeffel (The Shovel), Mark Humphries (ABC), Jenna Owen (SBS), Victoria Zerbst (SBS) and Charles Firth (The Chaser).

This year we’re coming to 11 cities across the country including Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane, Adelaide, Perth, Canberra, Hobart, Gold Coast, Central Coast, Wollongong and Newcastle.

More details coming soon …