Luke Heggie

Featured act at the 2022 Melbourne International Comedy Festival Neighbourhood Sessions


A man with blue eyes, brown hair and facial hair, wearing a grey t-shirt stands in front of a dark backdrop and stares into the camera

Comic favourite Luke Heggie is known for his dry dead pan style and the ability to deliver a brand-new killer comedy show year after year. Luke has toured the biggest comedy and arts festivals in Australia and New Zealand to sell-out crowds and rave reviews. Luke also has a fan base in UK by taking his harsh but fair shows about idiots to crowds at London’s Soho Theatre. Starting out as RAW Comedy National Champion and going up from there Luke’s accolades include a two-time ARIA Award nominee for Best Comedy Release and the 2015 Sydney Comedy Festival’s Director’s Choice Award. Luke Heggie’s television appearances include the prestigious Melbourne International Comedy Festival’s Opening Night Allstars Supershow, Melbourne International Comedy Festival’s Oxfam Gala, Just for Laugh’s Stand Up Series filmed live at the Sydney Opera House for the Comedy Channel, you would have also seen him on Ten’s The Project, ABC TV’s Comedy Next Gen and Comedy Up Late.

★★★★½ Sydney Morning Herald” (2021)

“…utterly extraordinary…stacks up line after line of acerbic " (2021)

Recent Awards and nominations:

2021 Nominee Most Outstanding Show – Melbourne International Comedy Festival

2021 Winner Best Show – Sydney Comedy Festival

2018 Nominee Best Comedy Release – ARIA

2017 Winner Best Comedy – Adelaide Fringe Weekly Awards

Watch a clip of his performance at the 2021 Melbourne International Comedy Festival