Anna Piper Scott: Such an Inspiration

Comedy (stand-up, storytelling)

  • House of Oz - The Great Indoors
  • 20:00
  • Aug 27
  • 1 hour
  • Suitability: 16+ (Guideline)
  • Country: Australia
  • Group: Anna Piper Scott and House of Oz
  • Warnings and additional info: Contains distressing or potentially triggering themes, Strong language/swearing, Mentions of abuse, transphobia, mental health and sexual references
  • Accessibility: May not apply to all performances. You'll find more information about accessibile performances and how to book tickets in the accessibility tab below.
  • Babes in arms policy: Babies are required to have a complimentary ticket
  • Policy applies to: Children under 1 year


Comedian. Trans woman. Voice of a generation. After a slew of award wins, nominations and five-star reviews, Anna Piper Scott has earned herself the title of Australia's most acclaimed independent comedian. Now she's making her UK debut with her most controversial show. A show that draws from Hannah Gadsby, Dave Chappelle and court jesters, all to ask one question: how do you be funny without being stuck as the punchline? 'Puts the trans in transgressive' ****½ ( 'Genius-level... a masterpiece... an outsider story for outsiders' (Saturday Paper). Winner of Best Emerging Writer, Melbourne Fringe.

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General venue access

  • Accessible entry: Access is via the North Alley via a ramp into the Foyer, from which there is level access into The Great Indoors (main auditorium). The space has a very minimal rake.
  • Wheelchair access type: Permanent Ramp

  • Stairs: 2 - 5
    Number of stairs is provided as guidance and is not in addition to any wheelchair access type (lift/ramp etc) stated above.

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Torrey Shine 39 days ago

Bravo Anna Piper Scott! This was a fabulous hour of comedy and social commentary. I was fixated on every word.

Anna Piper Scott has a captivating stage presence that draws you in. Her hour of comic storytelling is a lovely blend of personal reflections and social commentary. The whole audience was laughing in unison. I would happily see this show twice. This woman is one to watch!

Jam Greenland 41 days ago

This show was absolutely fantastic and provided a much needed trans perspective to the world of stand-up comedy. Hilarious throughout, but also honest, heartfelt, and vulnerable.

Jane Jongeward 41 days ago

Everyone should go! Anna Piper Scott brings you on a deep dive of the history of comedy, marginalization, and healing. I know I just listed some heavy stuff, but trust me the show is uproariously funny and is something many, many people should hear. Anna Piper Scott is the court jester of old, and she has some news for us.
Delightful, thought provoking, and (my apologies for saying it) inspirational.

Grace 46 days ago

Loved this show! When I first walked in ahead of the show's start time, Anna was sitting on the stage steps chatting with audience members asking what their names were and where they were from etc. She came across as a genuinely lovely person and of course very funny and insightful too. She talked a lot about how trans women are either presented as a victim, a villain or a punchline and she gave her own personal experiences of each one which did take the show to some dark places. The various stories about her chaos demon housemate were a particular highlight and overall I just felt that it was a brilliant show! I've now started following Anna on social media and I'm looking forward to seeing what she does next.

Interlard 56 days ago

Anna is an experienced Aussie standup comedian who has honed her craft and knows how to make us laugh. She takes us through her personal journey of highs, lows and a particularly helpful chaos demon. We LOVED this show!

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The Scotsman (5/5 stars) 42 days ago

It is much, and mighty, it's tremendous stand-up

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The List (4/5 stars) 42 days ago

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