Carolyn Swindell – Casual Bullshit


Wed 28 - Fri 30 Sep | 1 hour Factory Theatre
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Carolyn Swindell is tired of your Casual Bullshit.

That bloody pandemic is over (kind of), and we’re all allowed back in public, so it’s high time we set aside the casual disregard for public decency and put some actual pants on! Stop elastic waisting time. Stop acting like nothing matters. We’re better than this. Or if you aren’t, Carolyn Swindell certainly is.

Carolyn Swindell’s solo debut show Why DIY? was short-listed for the 2019 Sydney Fringe Festival’s Best in Comedy Award. Her sold-out season at the 2022 Sydney Comedy Festival with her political comedy Nice Lady MP received rave reviews. She is a regular on the Sydney stand-up scene and appeared at clubs around the country and in her native New Zealand. She is the founder of the Hunters Hill Comedy Fest and in April 2022 won Australia’s richest stand-up competition, Joke Off. A regular on ABC Radio Sydney’s Drive and Evenings, she has opened for Tom Gleeson and Justin Hamilton. She is the writer of, and and her debut novel “We Only Want What’s Best” will be published by Affirm Press in 2023. She is uncommonly good at packing a dishwasher.

Carolyn entered her teens in the early 1980s so has plenty of fashion shame to process.

****& ArtsHub

“… an accomplished performer and outstanding writing” ArtsHub

“Swindell announces herself as a clever, entertaining comedy must-see.” Chuck Moore Reviews About

“Excruciatingly entertaining… 7 stars. And that’s out of 5.” Radio Northern Beaches (Helen and Paul Show)

Show details

Show details
  • 1 hour
  • Venue 1: Factory Theatre
Performance notes
  • Performance accessibility:
    Wednesday 28 Sep
  • Performance accessibility:
    Friday 30 Sep
Venue details & accessibility
Factory Theatre

105 Victoria Road, Marrickville
Telephone: 290206919


Access Notes:
Fusebox - Accessible Factory Floor - Accessible Terminal - Not Accessible Container - Not Accessible Matchbox - Not accessible

Dates and times

Factory Theatre

Wednesday 28 Sep - 9:30pm
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Factory Theatre

Friday 30 Sep - 9:30pm
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