*We regret to inform you that this show is no longer available for sale due to the cancellation of Melbourne International Comedy Festival. We will be in contact in the coming days to all existing ticket buyers with information on refunds. Thank you for your patience and understanding.*

You’re invited to Jim & Barb’s golden wedding anniversary!

After 50 years of marriage; these Baby Boomers from Balwyn annoy one another so much… they literally want to kill each other. Meanwhile, Greta Thunberg is on the TV telling them that the world is on fire and it’s all their fault.

This dissent into the disappointing abyss of unfulfilled dreams is layered with precision timing, nonsensical absurdity and deadpan delivery.

Multi-award-winning creators of Die Roten Punkte, Clare Bartholomew, and Daniel Tobias are back with a brand new murderously funny physical farce. Since 2006, Clare Bartholomew and Daniel Tobias have been touring their award-winning, irreverent brand of theatre and comedy-cabaret to North America, Europe, New Zealand, and Australia.

Together they’ve been nominated for 13 Green Room Awards in Melbourne, winning Best Production twice for Die Roten Punkte, winners of 'Best Comedy Victoria Fringe', 'Best Production Montreal Fringe', 'Most Outstanding Production' in Ottawa and London Fringe, and nominated for a Time Out & Soho Theatre Award and a Total Theatre Award in Edinburgh.

Daniel’s solo show, The Orchid and the Crow won him a Green Room Award for 'Best Writing' as well as 'Best Solo Show' - Ottawa Fringe and Best Solo Performer London Fringe.

Clare has previously won a Melbourne Fringe Comedy Award, been a recipient of the Moosehead Comedy Award, won a Comedy Festival 'Foreign Exchange Award', nominated for the 'Barry Award' and winner of a British Council Comedy Festival Award.

"High-energy, witty…Impressive!"
— Herald Sun
"Intensely funny...a class act!"
— The Age
"All you really need to know is this: they’re hilarious."
— CBC Canada
"The most important element of all is exceptional: the performers."
— The Courier, South Carolina, USA
"Inspired, brilliantly executed lunacy."
— The Gazette, Montreal

Clare Bartholomew & Daniel Tobias


Peter Houghton



Event & ticketing details


English No Barrier
Wheelchair Access


Standard $28.00 - Wed, Thu & Sun
Standard $30.00 - Fri & Sat
Concession $26.00 - Wed, Thu & Sun
Concession $30.00 - Fri & Sat
Preview $25.00
Tightarse Tuesday $25.00


The Tower

Malthouse Theatre, 113 Sturt St, Southbank 3006

Get directions


Any train to Flinders Street, then a 12-minute stroll through Melbourne’s sparkling Arts Precinct.


The No. 1 South Melbourne tram goes right past our door. Get off at Stop 18. Any tram down St Kilda Road—jump off at Grant Street, Stop 17 and take a 3-minute walk.

Event notes


Latecomers may not be able to be admitted. Please call Box Office for further information when making your booking.

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